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Volvo Partners With Siemens On Electric Cars, Develops New Car

Volvo Partners With Siemens On Electric Cars, Develops New Car

German electronics giant Siemens is no stranger to electric motors or electric cars -- and now it has announced a formal partnership with the Volvo Car Corporation to work on a new generation of electric car technology. Confirmed at a joint press conference held in Munich, Germany, the two... read more

August 31, 2011 by - 7
 
Volvo C30 Electric

Volvo C30 Electric: For Lease, At More Than $2,000 Per Month?

Would you pay more than two grand a month to drive an electric Volvo? Apparently, the automaker thinks that there are at least a few people or businesses that will. Volvo... read more March 24, 2011 by 2


 
Winter Testing Volvo C30

(Video) Volvo C30 Electric: Winter Temperatures Halves Range

Can electric cars handle cold weather? It s a question which we’ve seen answered time and time again by the auto industry and journalists in an attempt prove or... read more March 21, 2011 by 5


 
Volvo C30 Electric

What Happens When Electric Volvo Meets Pole? We Find Out

Volvo is well known in the automotive world for its safety record. In fact, Volvo is so concerned with safety that it is driving towards a future goal of having no fatalities... read more February 25, 2011 by 1


 
Volvo C30 Electric

2012 Volvo C30 Electric: European Test-Drive

At six years old, the Volvo C30 has come of age. Popular in Europe as Volvo’s safety-conscious answer to the hot hatchback. With a range of engine options available... read more February 9, 2011 by 6


 
Volvo C30 DRIVe Electric car, 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show

Volvo’s Upcoming Plug-in Vehicles: What do YOU Want to Know?

Let’s be honest: Volvo isn’t the first company that comes to mind when thinking of electric vehicles. In fact, until the display of a crashed C30 Electric at the... read more February 2, 2011 by 5


 
Volvo C30 electric car after crash testing. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.

Electric Car Crashes? Just As Safe As Any Other Volvo

Despite thousands of automotive gasoline fires in the U.S. every year, we've pretty much normalized the risks of the highly explosive liquid that we use to fuel our cars. But... read more January 11, 2011 by 3


 
Volvo C30 Electric crash test

2011 Detroit Auto Show: Volvo Shows Off Crashed Electric C30

You might think that having a twisted lump of metal on your auto show stand probably isn't the best way to promote your latest product. Most manufacturers would agree with... read more January 11, 2011 by 1


 
Volvo C30 DRIVe Electric car, 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show

2010 LA Auto Show: Volvo C30 DRIVe Electric First Drive Report

One of the great things about auto shows is the chance for journalists to drive prototype cars, especially at the Los Angeles Auto Show, known for its green-car test drives... read more December 1, 2010 by 3


 
Volvo C30 Battery Electric Vehicle, shown at 2010 Detroit Auto Show

Edward Cullen’s Twilight Volvo Goes Electric with DRIVe

It isn’t clear when the switch happened, but at some point automotive manufacturers decided that electric vehicles (EVs) were worth investing valuable R&D monies... read more November 19, 2010 by 0


 
Volvo C30 electric concept, 2010 Detroit Auto Show

Update: Volvo To Test All Electric 2012 C30 In California

Earlier this year we were all excited to hear about Volvo’s offering to the world of electric vehicles - the Volvo C30 EV. Debuted at the Detroit Auto Show in January... read more November 8, 2010 by 3


 
2010 Paris Auto Show: Volvo C30 DRIVe Electric

Volvo Turns Gasoline To Hydrogen To Make Electric Cars More Efficient

Internal-combustion engines typically convert only one-third of the energy stored in gasoline or diesel fuel into usable power. The rest is wasted as heat, noise, or even... read more November 1, 2010 by 7


 
Volvo C30 electric concept, 2010 Detroit Auto Show

Could Your Car's Body Be Its Battery Too? Volvo Is Trying

The biggest challenge for battery electric vehicles is clearly the cost and the weight of today's lithium-ion battery packs. Now Volvo is experimenting with a new composite... read more September 24, 2010 by 2


 
Volvo C30 electric concept, 2010 Detroit Auto Show

Volvo Announces C30 EV At EnerDel Facility In Indiana

It has been said that 2010 could be the year of the electric vehicle (EV) and given the percentage of news media that has revolved around EVs so far this year someone may... read more January 29, 2010 by 0


 
Volvo C30 Battery Electric Vehicle, shown at 2010 Detroit Auto Show

Volvo C30 EV Utilizes Ethanol Powered Heater to Extend Range in Cold Weather

Just days ago the Volvo C30 EV was presented at the EnerDel facility in Indiana.  Several reporters were on hand for the presentation as well as Volvo's director of special... read more January 28, 2010 by 2


 
Volvo C30 Battery Electric Vehicle, shown at 2010 Detroit Auto Show

Volvo C30 EV Coming To Detroit (Minus Fanfare)

Electric vehicles are significantly quieter than their traditional gas-powered counterparts. Maybe it's fitting then, that Volvo doesn't plan to say anything when they unveil... read more January 7, 2010 by 4


 

 
 

 
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