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    Official: Polestar announces Volvo V60 PHEV performance upgrades

    In the market for a Volvo V60, but can't decide between the Polestar version of the D6 Plug-in Hybrid? Well, chances are, if you're reading these tree-hugging pages, you've already made up your mind, but allow us to make the decision a little easier for you. Polestar, Volvo's closely affiliated ...

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    Official: Volvo adds R-Design option to V60 Plug-in Hybrid

    Lest anyone think Volvo's V60 Diesel Plug-in Hybrid is strictly for the leisurely, gas-sipping green-driver variety, the Swedish automaker is adding a sporty wrinkle. The R-Design package that Volvo added to some other models last year will now be an option for the V60 PHEV. Drag-racing surely ...

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    Report: Volvo will replace diesel-powered V60 PHEV with gas-loving XC90

    When it comes to its plug-in hybrid SUVs, Volvo is willing to sacrifice a bit of range to go a lot further, in the global sense. The Swedish automaker started producing a diesel plug-in hybrid version of the V60 late last year but doesn't plan to make that model available around the world. ...

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    Poll: Who should win 2013 World Green Car of the Year?

    Which is best new green car in the world – the all-electric Renault Zoe, the all-electric Tesla Model S or the Volvo V60 plug-in hybrid? Those are the three finalists for the 2013 World Green Car of the Year award, and the winner will be announced later this week at the 2013 New York ...

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    Official: First 1,000 Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrids already sold out

    Since at least May, the plan has been for Volvo to sell the V60 diesel plug-in hybrid before the calendar flips to show 2013. Today, the Swedish automaker announced that the first 1,000 units, all model year 2013 vehicles, have been purchased, and "the order books for next year's cars are already ...

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    Video: Volvo crashes V60 Plug-in Hybrid

    Volvo vehicles keep occupants safe. That's the message the Swedish automaker has pitched for decades now and that sentiment hasn't changed a bit with the introduction of Volvo's electrified vehicles. First, Volvo showed us that its electric-only C30 DRIVe fared exceptionally well in crash tests ...

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    Video: Fully Charged drives the Volvo V60 diesel plug-in hybrid

    The latest episode of Robert Llewellyn's plug-in-centric show Fully Charged has hit the Internet and this time 'round Llewellyn takes the diesel plug in-hybrid Volvo V60 for a spin. The Europe-only V60 plug-in packs two distinct drivetrains that can operate separately or in tandem. Up front is a ...

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    Volvo adding stop-start tech to automatic trans-equipped vehicles

    Volvo is methodically adding stop-start technology to its vehicles equipped with a six-speed automatic transmission over in Europe. The stop-start tech, which initially is only available on vehicles with the 2.0-liter D3 turbodiesel engine, cuts CO2 emission by approximately ten grams per ...

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    Volvo confirms gasoline-burning V60 plug-in hybrid coming to America

    It won't happen until 2013 or 2014, but Volvo President and CEO Stefan Jacoby today confirmed that the V60 PHEV will be coming to America. Speaking at a seminar in Washington, D.C., Jacoby said that, while the V60 plug-in hybrid is first being prepared for the European market – Jacoby ...

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    Bibendum 2011: Volvo V60 PHEV looks ready, but there are high costs to worry about

    The Volvo V60 PHEV was one of the vehicles at the 2011 Michelin Challenge Bibendum in Berlin that no one had been able to drive before, so it was no surprise that the lines were long. Competing with all-electric Porsches and quirky box cars, Volvo managed to make riding in a station wagon a top ...

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    Geneva 2011: Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid plugs in at the PalExpo

    Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid - Click above for high-res image gallery
    The automaker best known for its safety technologies is forging a new path its leadership of the green revolution with the new Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid. Revealed here at the Geneva Motor Show, the hybrid wagon is the first in its ...

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    Volvo launches stop/start S60, V60 DRIVe models in Europe

    Back in 2008, Volvo launched its DRIVe range of vehicles in Europe. At that time, the Swedish automaker claimed that every DRIVe model would offer "best in class consumption" and "lowest CO2 emissions levels." The Volvo C30, S40 and V50 were the first models to be tagged with the DRIVe badge, but ...

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    Volvo details the V60 Plug-in Hybrid ahead of Geneva debut

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    While hypermilers debate the various advantages and drawbacks of diesels versus hybrids, Volvo is here to say ask, Why not have both? As promised, the Swedish automaker is rolling into Geneva with what it's calling "the world's ...

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    Volvo to unveil diesel V60 plug-in hybrid at Geneva Motor Show

    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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    Volvo expands engine lineup with two fuel-efficient, 1.6-liter 4-cylinder GTDI mills

    Come this fall, Volvo's range of engines will be bolstered with the addition of two new mills that feature a wide variety of the currently available mileage-enhancing tricks and power-boosting techniques. The engines, dubbed the T3 and T4, border on tiny with each mill displacing just 1.6 liters. ...


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