2011 Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid Sedan

May 30th, 2011 by By auto # Volvo

Volvo V60 Volvo Cars will launch the Plug-in Hybrid, the car is almost ready with the production of carbon dioxide emissions below 50 g / km. Plug-in Hybrid, which will be launched on the market in 2012, is the result of close cooperation between Volvo Cars and the Swedish Vattenfall, energy supplier.

When powered solely by electricity, Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid has a range of 50 kilometers. Total operating range of 1200 km car. emissions of carbon dioxide will be an average of 49 grams per km (EU combined) and fuel consumption of 1.9 liters per 100 km. The cost of batteries means that the plug-in hybrid will be more expensive to buy than the Volvo V60 with a conventional combustion engine. On the other hand, fuel costs will be one-third compared with conventional combustion engines. The operating cost of electricity in Sweden is estimated about 2.50 crowns per 10 km. The exact cost varies from market to market.

Plug-in hybrid can be filled through the normal household electrical outlet at home or while parked elsewhere. The charging time is approximately five hours if the car is recharged at home.

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