Originally published on EV Obsession. It’s no surprise to see that German car companies continue to top the electric car sales table in Germany, but after test driving the Audi A3 e-tron myself, I have to admit that I’m surprised to see it and its almost identical cousin, the Volkswagen Golf GTE, topping the tables. The […]
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Originally published on EV Obsession. Well, the Netherlands is certainly turning out to be one of the most interesting electric vehicle markets in the world. It is #2 in terms of electric cars’ percentage of total new car sales, but the cars leading the pack keep changing. The Dutch plug-in hybrid fetish is apparently as strong […]
Ah, it’s the middle of the week, and shit’s getting weird. First of all, for the less EV-obsessed non-European readers here, yes, Volvo has a plug-in hybrid on the market called the Volvo V60 Plug-In. It’s actually a pretty sweet car by many standards, was very popular at launch, and has sold pretty well since it came […]
What’s the fastest electric car on the market? I think you can guess, but what about #2–17? First of all, let’s get a little perspective in here. A car’s quickness is generally rated by how fast it goes from o mph to 60 mph (or 0 km/h to 100 km/h outside of the USA and a […]
Originally published on EV Obsession. I love looking at the Dutch, French, German, and Norwegian electric car sales data, but looking at the bigger European picture is where the real fun is. Throwing everything together from the different countries, it’s hard to have a good idea where they will fall out. Plus, the numbers get […]
True to their word, the Volvo specialists of Polestar are preparing a number of performance upgrades for the Volvo V60 PHEV.
The Volvo V60 Diesel Plug-In Hybrid is everything we want in a car, and the newly-announced R-Design package adds extra street cred to this Swedish wagon.
The all-new 2013 Volvo V60 plug-in hybrid has already sold out in Europe, making the Volvo hybrid one of the brand’s most popular new car launches ever. It is the world’s first production diesel plug-in hybrid car, and Volvo’s first production hybrid. Volvo has been working on various hybrid and electric vehicle designs, but they were skittish about launching them. Maybe now they’ll change their mind!
In 2010 Ford finally unloaded the last remnant of its Premier Automotive Group, Volvo, to Chinese-based Geely. Volvo is very much alive though, and forging ahead with plans for a V60 Hybrid that can switch between three driving modes.