The company has upgraded its existing T8 and T6 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid powertrains. All the while at the same time confirming that plug-in options. So they will now be available on every model it produces.
Volvo Cars has upgraded its production capacity so that up to 25 per cent of total production can be Twin Engine plug-in hybrid cars. In addition, it expects its new ‘B’ badged powertrains to gradually become the new standard. That’s as it is moving closer to its goal that by the middle of the next decade all of its cars will be electrified.
Volvo XC 60 Plugin Hybrid at Mount Kisco Volvo
Volvo Cars responded to the excitement via social media by offering a complimentary Polestar Engine Software Optimization upgrade to the next 200 Care by Volvo S60 T6 AWD R-Design subscribers on a first-come, first-served basis. The upgrade improves throttle response, shift speed, gear hold, and midrange engine performance for a better, more balanced and stronger driving experience.
Care by Volvo is Volvo Cars’ subscription program, which makes owning a car as easy as owning a mobile phone. One monthly fee includes car payment, insurance, maintenance and some wear and tear for two years. Care by Volvo customers can upgrade to a new Volvo model or model year Volvo after 12 months. Care by Volvo pricing for the S60 T8 Polestar Engineered starts at $1,100 per month before taxes, registration, and title.
The all-new S60 T6 AWD Momentum is also available for subscription through the Care by Volvo app and online.
The XC 90 from Volvo Plugin Hybrid Volvo Cars unveiled has also a refreshed version of its best-selling XC90 large SUV. Plugin hybrid style! It’s the company’s top-of-the-line flagship. Thereby adding a newly-developed fuel-saving engine option that marks the next step in the company’s ambitious electrification strategy.
The refreshed XC90 for the first time offers customers Volvo’s advanced kinetic energy recovery braking system, which is coupled with its existing internal combustion engines to create a new integrated electrified powertrain, under its new ‘B’ badge. ***
This new electrified powertrain offers drivers up to 15 per cent fuel savings and emission reductions in real world driving.
The new brake-by-wire system interacts with the energy recovery system and reduces fuel consumption and emissions by recovering kinetic energy under braking.
XC 90 from Volvo Plugin Hybrid
By 2021 all cars will be electrified. By 2025 Volvo expects over 1M Volvo Plugin Hybrid EV ON THE ROAD!