The Swedish brand Volvo has announced that it will become 100% electric by 2030. It will therefore withdraw from all models equipped with an internal combustion engine, including hybrids.
Volvo persists and signs. While her ambition is to achieve 50% of its global sales with electric vehicles by 2025 (and the remaining 50% with hybrid models), the Swedish brand announces today that it has become 100% electric by 2030 !
As of this date, the company has in fact exclusively sell zero-emission cars and so remove from its range all models equipped with an internal combustion engine, including hybrid vehicles.
Along with this ambition, the Scandinavian manufacturer also announces that all of its all-electric vehicles will be available online in the future.
“The internal combustion engine has no future”
“To continue to prosper, we need profitable growth. So, rather than investing in a declining business, we are focusing on the future, namely electric and online sales,” Hakan explained. Samuelsson, the boss of Volvo.
“Vehicles with an internal combustion engine have no long-term future“, added Company CTO Henrik Green.” We are firmly committed to becoming a 100% electric automaker by 2030. This will enable us to meet the expectations of our customers and be part of the solution in the fight against climate change. “
A second electric model unveiled on March 2
Volvo presented its very first 100% electric model at the end of 2019, the XC40 Recharge. The firm is due to unveil its second zero-emission vehicle on Tuesday, March 2 2021. It will be a new model in the 40 range …