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    Official: Volvo shoots for 165 mile-per-hour hybrid-truck speed record
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    Sometimes, we don't ask why, we just appreciate. That's the attitude we're taking towards "Mean Green," the Volvo truck that the Swedish company is using to try and set the land-speed record for hybrid trucks. And while neither the words "hybrid" or "truck" conjure up images of blazing speed, ...

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    Volvo double-decker buses outperform competition in London
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    If you hop on the bus on busy 76 route in London anywhere between Waterloo Station and Tottenham, you're going to be using one of Volvo's hybrid double-decker buses. The 26 buses that Arriva operates along this route use a diesel-hybrid powertrain that, according to Edward Jobson, head of ...

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    Volvo to unveil diesel V60 plug-in hybrid at Geneva Motor Show
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    2011 Volvo V60 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    At the 2010 Paris Motor Show, Volvo's chief executive officer, Stefan Jacoby, confirmed that the automaker will launch a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) diesel in 2012. Jacoby later revealed that Volvo's first plug-in hybrid, to be based ...

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    Report: Volvo's Jacoby hints V60 wagon could come to U.S. as hybrid
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    North American Volvo enthusiasts are vocal station wagon supporters, though there's little to satiate their desires with the V70 out of showrooms in the U.S. Looking longingly at European offerings has taken on extra sting with the recent arrival of the sharp-looking V60 wagon – a ...

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    V60 will be basis for Volvo's first plug-in hybrid in 2012
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    2011 Volvo V60 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    At the 2010 Paris Motor Show, Volvo's chief executive officer, Stefan Jacoby, confirmed plans for the company's launch of a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) diesel in 2012. Jacoby revealed that Volvo's first plug-in hybrid would come to the party ...

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    Volvo extends hybrid bus trials to Mexico, Brazil
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    Volvo 7700 Hybrid bus
    Volvo, one of the largest bus manufacturers in the world, has the hybrid coach segment covered with a duo of green people movers that stand above the pack. Whether it's the single-level Volvo 7700 or the double-decker B5L hybrid, Volvo's assortment of hybrid buses are ready ...

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    Volvo starts testing hybrid bus in Göteborg, 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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