05 Mar '17, 1pm

Volvo's next plug-in hybrids: 3-cylinder engine, smaller cars

Volvo 40.1 concept Enlarge Photo Volvo currently offers plug-in hybrid powertrains in its top models—the XC90 SUV, S90 sedan, and V90. As the Swedish automaker redesigns its lower-level models, it will add plug-in hybrid options to them as well. But whereas the current T8 "Twin Engine" powertrain uses a 4-cylinder engine and all-wheel drive, other models will use a downsized setup. CHECK OUT: Volvo will build compact electric car in 2019, along with larger model (May 2016) Volvo's next "Twin Engine" plug-in hybrid powertrain will be based around a 3-cylinder engine, with front-wheel drive, reports Green Car Congress (via Charged EVs ). That powertrain will launch next year, said Mat Anderson, Volvo's Senior Director of Electric Propulsion Systems, at the SAE 2017 Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Technologies Symposium in San Diego. Plug-in hybrids with this powertrain will be f...

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