Volvo pledges to be all electric or hybrid in two years | Engadget Today

It's the first in the traditional automaker pack to go all in.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/07/05/all-volvo-cars-will-be-electric-or-hybrid-within-two-years/

Volvo is best known for building cars that are safe and beloved by flower children, but it now has a new distinction. Every car it unveils by 2019 will have an electric motor, either as an all-electric EV, plug-in hybrid or hybrid, making it the first major automaker to stop selling cars with only gas or diesel engines. "This announcement marks the end of the solely combustion engine-powered car," said Volvo Cars CEO HÃ¥kan Samuelsson in a statement.

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