Volvo Exec: No Future for Combustion Engines

The AP reports:

Volvo says it will make only electric vehicles by 2030….Henrik
Green, Volvo’s chief technology officer,  adds, “There is no long-term future for cars with an internal combustion engine.”Image 2 alt text

GM made a similar announcement earlier this year, with its all electric vehicle goal set for 2035.

The New York Times says Volvo’s decision is:

 one of the most ambitious proposals and ratchets up the pressure on others to follow suit.

The Times adds:

Where once automakers bragged about horsepower and acceleration, now they are competing to be the greenest.

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