Toyota develops packaged fuel cell system module for sale

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The new module will be easily utilized by companies that are developing and manufacturing FC products for wide variety of applications, including mobility such as trucks, buses, trains and ships, as well as stationary generators.

Volkswagen Group returns to profitability with new record for sales revenue and operating result in 2016

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Sales revenue in fiscal year 2016 rose by €4.0 billion) was substantially higher than the prior-year figure (up 14%); the operating return on sales rose to 6.7% (6.0%). In spite of further challenges resulting from the diesel issue and the persistently difficult conditions in vehicle markets such as Brazil and Russia, the Group delivered 10.3 It expects trends in the passenger car markets in the individual regions to be mixed in 2017.

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JATO: Euro car market drops 7.9% in June; SUV demand slows; Tesla posts highest market share gain

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The European car market dropped in June 2019 as 1.49 It was the biggest monthly drop so far in 2019, as only four out of the 27 markets included in JATO’s analysis posted growth but counted for a marginal 2.6% The diesel crisis is particularly challenging in Scandinavia, where electric cars continue to increase their market share. But the most worrying result from June was not the continuous diesel decline, but the slowdown in demand for SUVs. Europe Sales

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Corvus Energy and Dow Kokam Sign Exclusive Contract for Sales of Lithium Polymer Cells to Marine Markets

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Corvus Energy, a provider of lithium-ion battery systems developed specifically for the marine propulsion market, has entered into an exclusive distributor contract with Dow Kokam for sales of its advanced lithium polymer cells to the marine industry.

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Honda targeting 100% BEV & FCEV sales in N America by 2040; new e:Architecture EVs coming in second half of this decade

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Honda last week announced key targets for sales of electrified vehicles in North America, with a plan to make battery-electric and fuel cell electric vehicles (BEVs and FCEVs) to represent 100% of its vehicle sales by 2040, progressing from sales of 40% by 2030 and 80% by 2035.

Tesla Model 3 comes up for sale. for $150,000

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But it wasn't the fact that the Model 3 was the only one on the open market at the time. One of the mere handful of Tesla Model 3 electric cars on the road made its way to Craigslist—very briefly—on Wednesday. It was its eye-popping price price tag: $150,000. That's enough to buy a very well-equipped Tesla Model S and it'll eventually

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EPA approves Rolls-Royce marine natural gas engine for sale in US

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The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved for sale in the US market marine natural gas engines designed to improve fuel efficiency, cut methane slip emissions and meet strict international environmental standards set to take effect in 2016. EPA issued a Certificate of Conformity for the C-engine range from Rolls-Royce.

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Toyota aims for sales of more than 5.5M electrified vehicles including 1M ZEVS per year by 2030; no models developed without electrified version

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Toyota Motor Corporation announced its plans regarding the mass adoption of electrified vehicles for the decade 2020-2030. By around 2030, Toyota aims to have annual sales of more than 5.5 Toyota will accelerate the popularization of BEVs with more than 10 BEV models to be available worldwide by the early 2020s, starting in China, before entering other markets with a gradual introduction to Japan, India, United States and Europe.

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Minnesota becomes latest state to adopt California clean car standards

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The low-emission vehicle (LEV) standard requires vehicle manufacturers to deliver passenger cars, trucks, and SUVs that produce lower greenhouse gas emissions and other pollutants for sale in Minnesota. The rule only applies to new light- and medium-duty vehicles for sale in Minnesota.

Anjie Wireless licenses WiTricity technology for China EV market

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Under the terms of the agreement, Anjie Wireless will license WiTricity’s patented magnetic resonance technology and industry-leading designs to develop and commercialize highly efficient wireless electric vehicle (EV) charging systems for sale to leading carmaker brands in the China market. to capture the opportunities that the booming global EV market will present.

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Global sales of BMW Group electrified vehicles up 1.4% in January; BMW i3 the top seller

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Overall sales of BMW Group Electrified vehicles increased by 1.4% —Pieter Nota, Member of the Board of Management of BMW AG responsible for Sales and Brand BMW. This increase was achieved despite limited availability of two key plug-in hybrid vehicles due to model changeovers—the introduction of the new BMW 330e and the new BMW X5 xDrive45e later this year is expected to support further sales growth of the company’s range of electrified vehicles.

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BMW says electrified models exceeding sales expectations, especially in Europe

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While 4% of all BMW sales in Western Europe in July were electrified vehicles, that percentage increases significantly in markets where innovative electric mobility is supported through financial and infrastructure measures. In the Netherlands, 43% of BMW 3 Series registrations are for the plug-in hybrid BMW 330e model and 26% of 2 Series Active Tourer registrations are for the BMW 225xe. This brings year-to-date sales for the brand to 1,139,947, an increase of 5.6%

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Audi 1Q 2014 China sales up 21.1% to 124,520 units; “2nd home market”

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We have thus once again demonstrated Audi’s pioneering role in our second home market. —Luca de Meo, Member of the Board of Management of AUDI AG for Sales and Marketing. Audi posted 47,636 sales in March, with the locally produced Audi Q3 going to 5,511 customers. The China-specific long-wheelbase versions of the Audi A6 and A4 saw sales of 14,002 units (up 15.4%) and 10,004 units (up 16.9%). Unit sales of imported Audi automobiles rose by 21.7%

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Porsche and Boeing to partner on premium urban air mobility market; electric VTOL concept

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Porsche and Boeing signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore the premium urban air mobility market and the extension of urban traffic into airspace. With this partnership, both companies will leverage their respective market strengths and insights to study the future of premium urban air mobility vehicles. Porsche is looking to enhance its scope as a sports car manufacturer by becoming a leading brand for premium mobility.

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Triac Three-Wheeled Electric Motorcycle For Sale On eBay

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Some curious vehicles have emerged on the electric vehicle market over the years, and few have been more curious than the Triac. We first wrote about the Triac three-wheel electric vehicle back in 2010. Made by Green Vehicles of Salinas, California, it touted a 100-mile range, an 80 mph top speed, and a price tag of $25,000. Sadly, like many

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Data show California BEVs at 6.7% new vehicle marketshare in Q3

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The California Center for Jobs & The Economy has released an updated report ( earlier post ) on vehicle sales and the progress of ZEV sales in the state for Q3 2020. The report is based on sales data from the California New Car Dealers Association (CNCDA).

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General Motors And Tengzhong Sign Definitive Agreement For Sale Of HUMMER

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Under the terms of the definitive agreement, the buyer will acquire the ownership of the HUMMER brand, trademark and tradenames, as well as specific IP license rights necessary for the manufacture of HUMMER vehicles. For example, GM’s Shreveport assembly plant would continue to contract assemble the H3 and H3T and AM General’s Mishawaka assembly plant will continue to assemble the H2. General Motors and Sichuan Tengzhong Heavy Industrial Machinery Co.,

Toyota and Suzuki to start discussing joint projects for technological development, vehicle production, and market development; India and Africa

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Toyota Motor Corporation and Suzuki Motor Corporation (Suzuki) agreed to start discussing new joint projects in the fields of technological development, vehicle production, and market development. After having concluded a memorandum of understanding toward business partnership on 6 February 2017 ( earlier post ), Toyota and Suzuki have been pursuing concrete forms of cooperation and have announced the mutual supply of vehicles for the Indian market ( earlier post ) and other joint efforts.

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New Honda Prologue EV to go on sale in North America in 2024; Acura EV to follow

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Honda’s first new volume ba ttery-electric vehicle—an electric SUV coming to market in early 2024—will be named “Prologue,” signaling a new electrified era that will lead to the company’s vision for 100% zero emission vehicle sales in North America by 2040. In April 2021, Honda global CEO, Toshihiro Mibe, announced a vision to achieve carbon-neutrality for its products and corporate activities by 2050, including key targets for sales of electrified vehicles.

More than 250,000 electrified BMW Group vehicles on the roads; BMW Group electrified sales up 52% in April

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Combined sales of BMW i, BMW iPerformance and MINI Electric vehicles were up 52% in April (9,831), bringing the total number of electrified BMW Group cars sold to over 250,000, said Pieter Nota, Member of the Board of Management of BMW AG responsible for Sales and Brand BMW. In the first four months of the year, BMW Group Electrified sales totalled 36,692 units, up 41.7% For example, in the UK, 9.0% In April, sales of BMW X models accounted for 36.8%

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Discontinued 2011 Think City Electric Cars For Sale: $22,500

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In retrospect, it may be that a 10-year-old design for a plastic-bodied two-seat electric minicar was not what the U.S. market wanted. Especially at a list price of $35,495, higher than that of a brand-new 2011 Nissan Leaf, which had twice as many seats, twice as many doors, a longer range, and a known brand name. But now's your chance to own a

BMW Group electrified global sales top 10,000 in single month for first time; up 64.2% YTD; 3.8% of total sales

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BMW Group sales of electrified vehicles in September topped the 10,000 mark for the first time in a single month; a total of 10,786 (+50.5%) BMW i, BMW iPerformance and MINI Electric vehicles were delivered in September, bringing the year-to-date total to 68,687 (+64.2%). Sales of BMW Group electrified vehicles in the first three quarters of 2017 have exceeded those achieved in the whole of 2016; the company’s electrified line-up comprises nine models. of total sales.

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BMW Group sells more than 1M vehicles in first 5 months of 2018; 4.7% electrified; electrified sales up 41%

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These factors contributed to a slight decrease in the company’s monthly sales in May (204,041 / -2.1%). Of the total, sales of BMW i, BMW iPerformance and MINI Electric vehicles accounted for 46,849 units—an increase of 41.0% Electrified vehicles accounted for nearly 7% of all BMW and MINI models sold in the US in the first five months of the year (9,762 / +61.0%) and more than 7% of BMW and MINI sales in the UK (6,555 / +34.2%). of all BMW brand sales.

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1979 GE-Chrysler Electric Test Vehicle-1 Up For Sale On eBay

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If you''re creating a mass-market electric car, it makes a degree of sense to use a mass-market platform. That''s why you''ll find some Versa sitting under the Leaf and rather a lot of Focus in Ford''s Focus Electric. Dig hard enough, and even the Chevy Volt has similarities with other GM products--it''s built around GM''s Delta II platform, also used

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Toyota Europe Q1 hybrid sales up 82.3% for 20% of total sales; Auris Hybrid the leader

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Toyota Motor Europe (TME) posted 2013 first quarter sales of 197,309 Toyota and Lexus vehicles in Europe. During that period, Toyota and Lexus full hybrid sales reached 38,673, up 82.3% Full hybrid models now constitute around 20% of total Toyota and Lexus sales in the first quarter, doubling from the same period in 2012. The Toyota Yaris Hybrid saw European sales totaling 11,459 units (29.6%) during the first quarter of 2013. fall in the market overall.

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Volkswagen Passenger Cars lifts global deliveries of BEV vehicles by 197% and of electric vehicles overall by 158% in 2020

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with 56,500 units sold—even though this only came on the market in September—followed by the e-Golf with around 41,300 units and the Passat GTE with approximately 24,000 units. —Klaus Zellmer, the board member responsible for Sales of Volkswagen Passenger Cars.

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Japan government, companies pushing ITS in emerging markets

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The Nikkei reports that the Japanese government, major automakers and highway infrastructure companies are now working together to package technologies and services for sale in emerging markets such as India and Indonesia to address the growing problem of traffic congestion. Traffic congestion has become a serious issue in big cities in emerging markets,” said Yasuhiro Okumura, a Transport Ministry official. “We

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Polk forecasts global new vehicle auto sales to reach 77.7M in 2012, up 6.7%; expects China sales to grow 16% while US sales recovery slows

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Global automotive market intelligence firm Polk forecasts worldwide new vehicle sales in 2012 will rise 6.7% Polk expects China to make the largest contribution to global sales growth for new vehicles, with an anticipated 16% increase over 2011. The US market will experience single digit growth, primarily due to the relatively strong year for sales in 2011, and the effects of the weak economy that will continue to impact new vehicle demand through most of 2012.

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Audi’s European sales up 6% in November; A3 e-tron PHEV sales “extremely encouraging”

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Audi sales increased globally 1% in November to 147,750 deliveries. In Europe, Audi increased sales by 6% to around 62,300 units, despite the model changeover for its bestseller, the Audi A4, and in spite of the background of the Volkswagen Group emissions issue. In light of extraordinary effects in China and the model phase-out for the first-generation Q7 in the United States, we are satisfied with our sales performance in November.

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Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, July 2017: Golf season

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The Volkswagen e-Golf launched in Canada in late June, tallying 39 sales before the month’s end, and followed that with 84 units in its first full month of availability. Aided by the e-Golf, the Toyota Prius Prime and the soon-to-arrive second-generation Nissan Leaf, plug-in electric vehicles may push above 1 percent of the market for. sales Plug-In Hybrids Canada New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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2017 sales of BMW Group electrified vehicles top 50,000 units

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The BMW Group now has a total of nine electrified automobiles on the market: sales of these vehicles totalled 50,711 in the first seven months of the year, an increase of 74.8% The BMW i3 is the best-selling compact battery-electric vehicle in the Premium Segment worldwide since 2014, with the sales curve showing a clear upward trend. The group also reported its best July sales, with sales in the month totalling 180,726, a 0.4%

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Virginia becomes 15th Clean Cars state; LEV and ZEV program signed into law

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HB 1965 directs the State Air Pollution Control Board to implement a LEV program for criteria pollutants and greenhouse gas emissions and a ZEV program only for motor vehicles with a gross vehicle weight of 14,000 pounds or less, beginning with the 2025 model year. Under the bill, the percentage of ZEVs required to be delivered for sale under Virginia’s ZEV program is approximately equivalent to, but does not exceed, the percentage required under California’s ZEV program.

Audi targeting sales of 800,000 BEVs and PHEVs in 2025

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Also in electric mobility, we want to become the Number 1 among the premium manufacturers—with full suitability for everyday use, no compromises, top quality and driving pleasure for the customer. The challenging Chinese market is the pioneer for digitalization and electric mobility. —Bram Schot, Board Member for Sales and Marketing at Audi AG. This will make the electric SUV ready for the next long distance in just under 30 minutes.

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Volkswagen offering subscriptions to ID.3 and ID.4 in Germany

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Volkswagen is now offering car subscriptions for the ID.3 Customers can take out a monthly subscription, starting at €499 for the ID.3. —Klaus Zellmer, Board Member for Sales and Marketing at Volkswagen. In addition, Volkswagen will be launching its online leasing and sales offerings in Germany toward the end of 2021. At a later date, the plan is for customers to be able to sign up to a subscription at their dealer.

Volkswagen Group: 10-million vehicle sold mark for 2014 within reach; China largest single market

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The Volkswagen Group has delivered more than nine million vehicles from January to November for the first time ever this year. The ten million mark is within reach in spite of all the uncertainties in the global automotive sector ,” Christian Klingler, Group Board Member for Sales, said in Wolfsburg. The brand grew deliveries on the overall European market to 1.54 (1.51; +2.4%) million units.

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GM and SAIC Motor to partner on all-new vehicle family for global growth markets; $5B investment from Chevrolet

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General Motors and SAIC Motor are enhancing their partnership through an agreement jointly to develop the core architecture and engine of a new vehicle family targeting global growth markets. The vehicle family is being developed by a multinational team of engineers and designers assigned to ensure each entry is tailored to meet the expectations of customers in each market. There are no plans to export the vehicles to mature markets such as the United States.

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Mazda to produce sub-compact Toyota vehicle for NA market at new plant in Mexico

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Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) and Mazda Motor Corporation (Mazda) announced that Mazda’s new plant in Mexico, currently under construction, will produce a Toyota-brand vehicle for sale mainly in North America. The sub-compact Toyota-brand vehicle, to be based on the Mazda2, is to start. production around the summer of 2015 at a pace of 50,000 units per year and will be sold through Toyota dealerships. Total annual production capacity of the new Mazda plant is 140,000 units.

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Polestar 3 electric performance SUV to be manufactured in the US

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Polestar vehicles built in South Carolina will be for sale in the United States. Polestar 3 will be built in America, for our American customers. From now on, the USA is no longer an export market but a home market.

Wärtsilä releases ECA-compliant lean-burn dual-fuel engine to the US market

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Wärtsilä has released its Wärtsilä 20DF US Tier 4- and ECA-compliant dual-fuel engine for sale in the US market. Engines supplied to the US market will operate primarily on natural gas, with marine diesel oil (MDO) as a pilot fuel or as an emergency backup fuel. The Wärtsilä 20DF is a proven and successful engine, and its release to the US market is in response to the growing demand for natural gas fueled engines, the company said.

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PSA Peugeot Citroën to supply Toyota Europe with light commercial vehicles for the European market

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signed an agreement under which PSA will supply light commercial vehicles to TME for. sale under the Toyota brand in the European market. agreement also includes the next-generation of the vehicle, for which TME will cover an. for the two companies to enter into capital tie-ups. already make compact passenger vehicles for the European market under a joint-venture. We regard the light commercial vehicle market in Europe to be.

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Audi delivers more than 50,000 cars in China in one month for the first time; 3x US sales

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Audi achieved new record figures in the Chinese market in the first half of the year, increasing unit sales in China including Hong Kong and Macau by 17.8% In June, the company for the first time passed the mark of 50,000 deliveries in one month (50,756, up 14.1% In comparison, Audi reported June 2014 sales in the US of 16,867 vehicles, a 23.1% improvement that stands as the brand’s 42nd consecutive month of record monthly sales in this market.

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BASF boosts support for sustainable road construction with global distribution rights for RheoFalt rejuvenator

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BASF now has the worldwide distribution rights for RheoFalt smart additives to modify asphalt and bitumen manufactured by the Netherlands-based company Ventraco. We estimate that the market volume worldwide and especially in the region of EMEA will increase sharply in the near future.

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Volvo Cars introduces new compact architecture; expects electrified vehicles to be 10% of total sales by 2020

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Volvo Cars will also develop an entirely new range of electrified smaller cars and build a fully electric car for sale by 2019. The simultaneous development of SPA and CMA has formed the cornerstone of Volvo’s product renewal and growth strategy, which involves the replacement of every car in its line-up over the next four years and an annual sales volume of up 800,000 cars. We are confident that by 2020, 10% of Volvo’s global sales will be electrified cars.”

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