Volvo confirmed that its first car 100 % electric will be produced in China
The Swedish brand Volvo has announced, during the celebration of the Shanghai Auto show, that your first vehicle propulsion all-electric will be produced in China, confirming some rumors that had long been hinting at this strategy of the car firm. With this movement Volvo makes clear the importance of the market in their plans for the future that, as in most brands, you will pass through the electrification of their products.
The forecast of the Swedish manufacturer is to launch its first car 100 % electric by the year 2019. In addition, it is intended that this first product debut in the chinese market, exporting it later to other markets. This first electric model will base on the modular platform for compact vehicles, known by their acronyms such as CMA, in a version suitably adapted for electric vehicles.
high charges of Volvo declared in the Hall of Shanghai: “Volvo Cars fully supports the call of the chinese government for cleaner air. We believe that electrification is the answer to sustainable mobility”. In addition to this, sure that you also have in mind that China is one of the largest markets in terms of vehicles electrified is concerned, so that is also a good business plan for the company Swedish; or at least it seems that way.
During the past year, Volvo has improved all the records of sales volume in its history. However, more than 500,000 units sold will fall short and you want to go far beyond, with the goal of delivering nothing more and nothing less than a million cars electrified counting with hybrid vehicles and fully electric for the year 2025. A goal very interesting, no doubt. Apart from the electric car compact that will debut in 2019, the manufacturer is currently developing a power of greater size on the platform SPA.