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Volvo CEO confirms 2011 production of C30 DRIVe, 2012 plug-in diesel hybrid

by Eric Loveday (RSS feed) on Oct 1st, 2010 at 7:07PM

During a live press conference at the Paris Motor Show, Volvo's newly appointed chief executive officer, Stefan Jacoby, stated that the company's future lies in electric cars. Jacoby proudly proclaimed, "we will set the standard in the industry" and with plans calling for the C30 DRIVe electric to enter production in 2011 and an unnamed plug-in hybrid diesel slated for 2012, he wasn't kidding. Apparently, he's had a change of heart since moving away from Volkswagen. Volvo's new CEO emphasized the importance of electrification and called attention to the C30 DRIVe as a shining example of... Read More

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