28 Nov '12, 11am

Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid crowned safest EV of them all: Modern electric and hybrid cars are gaining a reputation...

Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid crowned safest EV of them all: Modern electric and hybrid cars are gaining a reputation...

Modern electric and hybrid cars are gaining a reputation for their safety, with a number of models have scored a top five star rating from EuroNCAP. But perhaps as you might expect, Swedish brand Volvo had to go one better, scoring the very highest score yet for an electrified vehicle in Europe. Its newly launched V60 Plug-in Hybrid scored an impressive 93 per cent for adult occupant safety, 83 per cent for child occupant, 65 per cent for pedestrian safety and 100 per cent for safety assist. That’s overall a higher result than other five star electrified cars such as the Nissan LEAF, Chevrolet Volt and Toyota Prius Plug-in. "The Plug-in Hybrid has been exposed to an extensive test programme during the development phase, as all our new car models," says Jan Ivarsson, Senior Manager Safety Strategy & Requirements at Volvo Car Group. "This includes full-scale crash tests with...

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