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Volvo Cars gives up on diesel engines

Volvo Cars gives up on diesel engines

All new Volvo models launched from 2019 will be available as either a mild petrol hybrid, plug-in petrol hybrid or battery electric vehicle. Note the absence of a diesel powertrain which is not an omission because the company has no plans to offer diesel variants in future. In fact, it […]

Volvo S90 T8 Twin Engine – second locally-assembled PHEV

Volvo S90 T8 Twin Engine – second locally-assembled PHEV

Volvo was the first carmaker to respond to the Malaysian government’s call to assemble vehicle locally in the 1960s. The company, together with Federal Auto, its local distributor, built the first assembly plant in the country (a fact which some government officials don’t seem to know) in 1967 in Shah […]