At the 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Volvo Car Corporation will unveil an innovative gasoline plug-in hybrid. The Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Concept is an electric vehicle, a very economical hybrid and a strong high-performance auto all rolled into one. At the touch of a button, the driver decides how the accessible power from the combination of the high-performance gasoline engine and the electric motor would be to be utilized.
“The technology in the XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Idea is as ingenious because it is exclusive,” says Stefan Jacoby, President and CEO of Volvo Vehicle Corporation. “You can make genuinely green progress on the road with out compromising on any of the luxury car’s renowned properties. No other manufacturer has succeeded in delivering fuel economic climate and electrical range on this level inside a capable, spacious overall performance automobile with 350 horsepower on tap.”
“This world-class gasoline plug-in hybrid technologies, featuring a state-of-the-art four-cylinder engine from our upcoming Volvo Environmental Architecture engine family members, will reach our American showrooms inside a couple of years. On the other hand, it really is as well early to say which model might be the first to feature this remedy,” Stefan Jacoby says.