Volvo has released the first production electric car in 2019. This writes the website of Green Car Congress, citing mats Anderson, head of unit electric power plants in the Swedish manufacturer.
For electric cars in the Volvo intend to develop a separate platform called Modular Electrification Platform (MEP), which will allow you to set the battery packs with a capacity of up to 100 kilowatt-hours and the motors from 100 up to 450 kilowatts. These machines will support also support special station high-speed recharging.
In addition, the Swedish brand intends to develop a line of hybrid cars. For example, in 2018, will appear front-wheel-drive hybrid on the basis of the three-cylinder motor, and in 2019, the power plant with 48-volnovymi electrical systems.
Hybrid is now Volvo is equipped with a 320-horsepower two-liter petrol motor with the turbine and mechanical supercharger, an electric motor capacity of 87 forces and a set of lithium batteries with a capacity of 9.2 kWh. published
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