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Published on April 1st, 2013 | by Zachary Shahan

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Volvo Plug-In Hybrid Electric Car Coming To America

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April 1st, 2013 by Zachary Shahan
 
From sister site Gas2:

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When Chinese automaker Geely bought up Volvo, they were quick to divest the Swedish automaker from any remaining ties with former owner Ford. This included offing popular models like the Volvo V60 station wagon, a staple of Volvo’s fleet for decades. But the Volvo wagon is back in a big, beautiful way, with both a sporty R-version and a super-efficient plug-in hybrid model on its way to U.S. shores.

On display at the New York Auto Show is the new Volvo V60 wagon and its variants, including the turbocharged, fun-to-drive R-version and the diesel-powered plug-in hybrid, which was nominated, but did not win, the 2013 World Green Car award (more on that later).

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For more commentary and more pics, check out the full Gas2 post: Volvo V60 (With Plug-In Hybrid) Heralds Return Of Swedish Wagons To U.S.

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is the director of CleanTechnica, the most popular cleantech-focused website in the world, and Planetsave, a world-leading green and science news site. He has been covering green news of various sorts since 2008, and he has been especially focused on solar energy, electric vehicles, and wind energy since 2009. Aside from his work on CleanTechnica and Planetsave, he's the founder and director of Solar Love, EV Obsession, and Bikocity. To connect with Zach on some of your favorite social networks, go to ZacharyShahan.com and click on the relevant buttons.



  • niladri mantena

    Thank you for this news report. If you have price info, please share it.

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