Volvo switches to full elec­tric

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The news has bro­ken that Volvo says ev­ery Volvo launched from 2019 on­wards will now have an elec­tric mo­tor. It marks the his­toric end of cars pow­ered only by an in­ter­nal-com­bus­tion en­gine, with elec­tri­fi­ca­tion the core of the au­tomaker’s fu­ture busi­ness. While other solely elec­tric com­pa­nies have pi­o­neered the tech­nol­ogy for some time now, Volvo’s an­nounce­ment could be one of the most sig­nif­i­cant moves by any au­tomaker. A cen­tury af­ter the in­ven­tion of the in­ter­nal­com­bus­tion en­gine, elec­tri­fi­ca­tion is paving the way for a new chap­ter in au­to­mo­tive his­tory. To read more about Volvo’s bold step into the fu­ture, search ‘Volvo Elec­tric’.

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