Volvo S60 News

  • Volvo V60L PPHEV plug-in hybrid

    Just over a year ago we got a chance to drive Volvo's V60 Plug-In Hybrid. It's a powerful, attractive and fuel-efficient vehicle--but the major talking point is its use of a diesel, rather than gasoline engine as its main source of motive power. The car is selling well in Europe, but Volvo is reaffirming its commitment to plug-in hybrids with a new gasoline S60 plug-in hybrid at the Beijing Auto Show. Called the S60L PPHEV (Petrol Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle), Volvo has built the car's hybrid powertrain around the latest four-cylinder, 2.0-liter Drive-E turbocharged gasoline engines. As...

  • Volvo S60 KERS Engineering Prototype
    Volvo S60 KERS Hybrid Prototype: Brief First Drive

    Is KERS an energy-saving technology we'll be seeing in production cars any time soon, or is it just a way to help increase performance? We've been to Sweden to find out at Volvo's Gothenburg test track.

  • SARTRE self-driving cars first real-world test
    Video: Europe Looking To Curb Emissions With Self Driving Cars

    Scientists in Europe are working closely with major industry and government as part of a new initiative called SARTRE (SAfe Road TRains for the Environment), which hopes to develop self-driving technology that will allow vehicles to drive autonomously in long road trains on the highway. Just...

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