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Report: Volvo expected to announce expansion of C30 electric test program

by Eric Loveday (RSS feed) on Nov 16th, 2010 at 6:02PM

Sometime before week's end, Volvo is expected to announce that, in addition to the previously scheduled 250-vehicle test program of its C30 DRIVe Electric that will take place in Sweden and Belgium starting in mid-2011, the automaker intends to build "at least" 1,000 more units to partake in expanded trials in the U.S., Europe and China. Green Car Advisor spoke with Lennert Stegland, president of Volvo's special cars unit, who confirmed that an announcement is imminent. Stegland also revealed that Volvo is "iffy" regarding whether or not the battery-powered C30 will interest buyers here... Read More

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