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Volvo drives green future with first all-electric car


The new Volvo XC40 Recharge will be about £50,000, nearly twice the price of the conventionally fuelled versionVolvo has launched its first fully electric car as it tries to lead the automotive industry and banish dependence on the internal combustion engine across its fleet of models. In an attempt to become Sweden’s second best-known name in the climate change debate behind the teenage activist Greta Thunberg, Volvo launched the XC40 Recharge, a battery powered sports utility vehicle, in California, America’s most environmentally aware state. The debut of the XC40 Recharge, a zero-emission version of an existing Volvo model, came with the commitment from the carmaker that it will launch a fully electric version of all its models every year from now on. It said that by 2025, half of its annual production will be electric-only vehicles. The other half will be electric…


Source: The Times October 16, 2019 23:03 UTC



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