06 Jul '17, 10am

All Volvos will be electric, plug-in or hybrid by 2019

All Volvos will be electric, plug-in or hybrid by 2019

The beginning of the end of the internal combustion engine? Every time I report on growing electric car sales , I do so with a major caveat: This sales growth is being achieved despite a limited selection of vehicles, all of which command either a significant price premium and/or are restricted by a relatively limited range. But that's going to change, as demonstrated by this news over at The Guardian: All new Volvos will be either fully electric, plug-in hybrid, or hybrid by 2019 . The move comes in part because of a shift in attitude from company CEO, Hokan Samuelsson, who was skeptical about pure electrics just a few years ago. Here's how The Guardian reports his comments at a press conference on Stockholm: “I think things have changed, and you can change your mind as well. We were sceptic[al] about the cost level of batteries and the lack of infrastructure to charge al...

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