July 7, 2017

GOTHENBURG: Geely-owned Volvo Car Group said on Wednesday all new models launched from 2019 will be fully electric or hybrids.

The Gothenburg-based company will continue to produce pure combustion-engine Volvos from models launched before that date, but said it would introduce cars across its model line-up that ranged from fully electric cars to plug-in hybrids.

Volvo’s plans make it the first major traditional automaker to set a date for the complete phase-out of combustion-engine-only models though electrification has long been a buzzword across the industry and Elon Musk’s Tesla Motors has been a pure-play battery car maker from day one.

ARTICLE: Volvo to go all electric with new models from 2019

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