Articles about Volvo

  • Volvo announces XC60 Plug-in Hybrid for Detroit Show

    As hinted at in our Detroit Show preview, Volvo has announced it will show a petrol electric plug-in hybrid version of its XC60 SUV at the next week’s 2012 North American International Auto Show.
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    By Gavin Conway January 4, 2012 1:56 PM
  • 2012 Detroit Auto Show electric vehicle preview

    Aside from the usual gas-guzzling 4x4s, pickups and turbo-charged sedans (sorry, saloons), January’s 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit will also be flooded with hybrids from the likes of BMW, Mercedes, Acura, Honda and Volkswagen. That’s all taking us in the right direction, but unless it comes with a plug, we’re not going to spend too much time dwelling on it here. We’ve prepared a little pre-show teaser of some of the EVs coming to Detroit to whet your appetite.
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    By Gavin Conway December 28, 2011 5:14 PM
  • Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid prices announced

    Volvo has released specification and pricing details for its long-anticipated diesel plug-in hybrid. The V60 Plug-in goes on sale early in the New Year and will cost an estimated £47,000 before the Plug-In Car Grant, which at the moment would reduce the cost by £5000 – so £42,000 to you, sir.
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    By Gavin Conway December 13, 2011 2:14 PM
  • 2011 RAC Future Car Challenge preview

    The 2011 RAC Future Car Challenge kicks off next Saturday 5th November. Following on from the huge success of the inaugural run last year, the Future Car Challenge (FCC) will once again set off from Madeira Drive in Brighton, covering 60 miles to finish up at London’s Pall Mall.
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    By Gavin Conway October 31, 2011 4:50 PM
  • 2011 Frankfurt motor show - EV preview

    Not convinced that the automotive industry is serious about electro-mobility? Think again: the all-important Frankfurt Motor Show next week is going to be extremely exciting in terms of electric vehicles on display.
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    By Farah Alkhalisi September 6, 2011 3:48 PM