Every Volvo with electric motor from 2019 on
Swedish car manufacturer Volvo Cars announced on Wednesday in a press release all new cars will be equipped with an electric motor from 2019 on. Volvo will offer full electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids with petrol or diesel engines and mild hybrids (48 volt).
Between 2019 and 2021 five full electric cars will be launched; three pure Volvo models and two under the brand name Polestar, the electric sports branch of the Swedish car maker that was announced a few weeks ago.
“Demand for electric cars is growing”, Håkan Samuelsson, President en Chief Executive Officer of Volvo Cars says. “We will take care the customer can choose any electric Volvo he or she wants in the future. This means the end of our purely by combustion engine powered vehicles. Volvo has announced it wants to sell a million electric cars by 2025 and this is the way were are going to accomplish that”.