Volvo moves to electric cars

Volvo moves to electric cars

STOCKHOLM, July 5. /TASS/. All new models of Volvo Cars of 2019 will be provided with an electric motor. About this manufacturer announced Wednesday in a press release.

“This is a historic decision because it means that we will no longer produce vehicles equipped only with internal combustion engine”, – noted in the message.

“Customers more and more ask for the electric vehicles, and we want to satisfy current and future needs of our customers. Now you can select the electrified version of your favorite models from Volvo,” says Volvo Cars President hÃ¥kan Samuelsson.

Starting from 2019 all new vehicles will be electric motor: some of them will be with a fully electric drive, and the rest of the hybrid options. Volvo says that all the cars with only an internal combustion engine, will gradually disappear from the range.

Volvo Cars is owned by Chinese Geely Holding. The company produces cars in Gothenburg (Sweden), Ghent (Belgium) and Chengdu (China).