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    Volvo starts testing hybrid bus in G├Âteborg, Sweden
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    Volvo has begun field trials of its first hybrid bus in the Swedish city of Göteborg. Volvo's hybrid system is of the parallel type, allowing the bus to be operated off either the diesel engine, electric motor or both. When the bus comes to a stop, the engine is automatically shut off. Like ...

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    And the Volvo 2009 Technology Award goes to...
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    Click above for a gallery of the Volvo FE hybrid truck
    Every year since 1988, Volvo has conducted its own awards ceremony for the designers and engineers the Swedish automaker employs. This year, the six men who created Volvo's Integrated Starter Alternator Motor, or I-SAM for short, have taken ...

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    Volvo's gets giant hybrid trucks ready for trash duty in England, France
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    Click above for a gallery of the Volvo FE hybrid truck
    Four large hybrid trucks based on Volvo's heavy-duty FE model will be delivered to refuse company Veolia Propreté for use in London and Paris next year. These pre-production diesel-electric hybrids will go into service next fall and ...

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    Volvo micro-hybrid coming in 2011, full hybrid in 2012
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    To date, aside from some diesel and flex-fuel engines in Europe, Volvo hasn't done much in the way of alternative drive vehicles. The Ford owned Swedish brand showed an extended range electric concept called the Recharge last year based on the C30. However, hybrids haven't been part of Volvo's ...

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    Volvo plans diesel hybrids for 2012
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    click above to enter a gallery of the new Volvo DRIVe models
    Volvo has major plans for fuel-saving technology. The Swedish automaker will begin fitting its bricks shapely little sedans and coupes with stop/start in the next few months and plans to move the technology up through its entire line ...

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    Ford and Volvo to invest $1.36 billion for new hybrid technology
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    With hybrids the alternative vehicle of choice for most consumers (yes, there are more flexible-fuel vehicles on the roads today, but how many people fill them with E85?), Ford and its Volvo subsidiary announced last week that they would invest over a billion dollars in a new center in Goteborg to ...

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