Automobile manufacturer Volvo offers improved and newly developed plug-in drives in the complete model range for the future. At least one plug-in hybrid drive is planned in each model. These include the revised T8 twin drives and the T6 twin engine engines. According to the manufacturer, the mild hybrid versions will also initially find their way into the larger SUVs of the Volvo XC90 and Volvo XC60 model series with diesel engines, followed by the petrol version later.
The Volvo XC60 has been available in Germany since July. In addition to a diesel engine and two petrol engines, the range of engines also includes the top model: the T8 TwinEngine AWD - a powerful plug-in hybrid drive. Volvo will introduce plug-in hybrid technology across the entire model range and, following the XC60, will also be equipping the S90 and V90 models with the efficient drive. The electric motor of the XC60 has an output of 65 kW (87 PS), together with the 235 kW (320 PS) petrol engine with turbo and ... Continue reading "Volvo XC60 T8 Twin Engine AWD
It sounds revolutionary in the press release from Volvo Car: "It is one of the most significant steps that an automobile manufacturer has ever taken in the field of electrification" and "Over 100 years after the invention of the internal combustion engine, a new chapter is being opened in automotive history." In the first step, the already ailing diesel engines should not be further developed. Originally, Volvo Car was a strong core brand of the Swedish Volvo Group ... Continue reading "Old Swede - Volvo Car announces goodbye to the diesel engine