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Volvo starts production of V60 diesel plug-in hybrid, first anywhere [w/video]

by Jon LeSage (RSS feed) on Nov 20th, 2012 at 12:28PM

Volvo Car Corporation claims that its V60 Plug-in Hybrid is the world's very first diesel plug-in hybrid. That might be the case – there's a limited number of Peugot 3008 Hybrid 4s in Europe and Hino Trucks launched its Class 5 work truck for the US market earlier this year – but both of these vehicles are diesel hybrids, not plug-in hybrids. So, Volvo has is telling the truth here, at least in terms of what global automakers are producing. And it's that production that's most important here. Volvo's production and sales forecast is small scale, but it does seem to be moving... Read More

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