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Standardizing Electric Cars


Volvo Cars believes the global automotive industry should strive towards the introduction of a standardized charging infrastructure for electric cars, says Dr Peter Mertens, the company’s Senior Vice President for Research & Development.
 


 

To support this drive towards a global standard for electric car charging, Volvo Cars has decided to throw its weight behind the Charging Interface Initiative, a consortium of stakeholders that was founded to establish their Combined Charging System (CCS) as the standard for charging battery-powered vehicles.

 

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30 Years Later: VOLVO 480 ES


Can you remember 1986?
 



It was a pretty amazing year. It was the  United Nations International Year of Peace. We celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day for the first time. It was the year of the the Challenger Space Shuttle disaster and Mike Tyson won his first ever boxing title. The film Out of Africa won Best Picture and Top Gun was the highest grossing film of the year. The first ever musicians were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

 

1986 was also the year the Volvo 480 ES was born.

 
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Happening now: Polestar Performance Optimization

Volvo recently announced that the new generation of Polestar Performance Optimization has been made available for Volvo’s award winning Drive-E T6 models with four-wheel drive. This is excellent news! Until recently, the optimization was only available for the all-new Volvo XC90 T6 AWD. However, it’s now available for the S60, V60 and XC60 T6 AWD models.

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Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine named Green Car Journal’s 2016 Luxury Green Car of the Year

WOW! The Volvo XC90 has done it again! Here’s ANOTHER award to place on the shelf!


 

The all-new Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine, the world’s first seven passenger plug-in hybrid SUV, has been named Green Car Journal’s 2016 Luxury Green Car of the Year. The XC90 T8 offers a combined 400 horsepower by way of a two-liter turbocharged and supercharged gas engine in front and an electric motor at the rear. Together, they deliver an EPA-rated 53 MPGe, making the all-wheel-drive XC90 T8 the world’s most powerful and efficient SUV.
 

 

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How much do you know about Volvo cars?

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The first mass-produced Volvo car rolled off the production line in Gothenburg in 1927. Since then, Volvo Car Group has delivered a steady stream of Volvo models equipped with world-leading innovations. Today, Volvo is one of the most well-known and respected car brands in the world with sales in about 100 countries.


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Volvo S90 - Coming Soon to Beach Volvo!

 

The new Volvo S90 is Volvo Cars’ entry ticket to the premium sedan club.

 

The S90 marks a giant step forward for Volvo Cars. The Swedish car maker is better known for its SUVs and estates, but with the launch of the S90 Volvo is clearly intent on shaking up the premium sedan segment with its distinctive executive class sedan.

 

Equipped with a host of new technologies ranging from cutting edge safety to cloud-based apps and services, the S90 is further proof of the Swedish brand’s continuing transformation.
 

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