GameboyRMH MegaDork
Oct. 16, 2015 3:16 p.m.

http://www.wired.com/2015/10/youll-be-able-to-buy-any-volvo-as-an-electric-by-2019/

No waiting for 2050 here. And this comes just after they said they'll accept liability for autonomous car crashes.

pimpm3 Dork
Oct. 16, 2015 3:28 p.m.

400 horsepower 2.0 liter turbo engine? That has to be an error or typo...

bigdaddylee82 SuperDork
Oct. 16, 2015 3:33 p.m.

In reply to pimpm3:

http://www.autoblog.com/2014/10/07/volvo-specs-new-450hp-triple-charged-four-cylinder-engine/

Oct. 16, 2015 4:11 p.m.

Check out their plug-in hybrid SUV:

http://www.volvocars.com/us/cars/new-models/xc90-t8-twin-engine

400hp dual-charged engine (supercharged and turbocharged) oh and 472lb-ft from 2200-5400rpm

It also has some auto-drive capabilities from zero to 40mph on top of parallel parking.

alfadriver UltimaDork
Oct. 16, 2015 4:15 p.m.

Lots of hybrids will be available in 2020, then.

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