Tag Archives: Beijing Motor Show

Volvo announces XC40 T5 Plug-in in Beijing

The Beijing Motor Show brought a number of announcements, including Volvo’s surprise reveal of the XC40 T5 PHEV. According to Auto Express UK, the model is “expected to share many of its internals with the Lynk & Co. 01 PHEV.” Over the last two years, Volvo has been a leader in electrification, with fifty percent of its new sales to…

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Volvo enters the luxury market with Polestar 1 launch

Volvo’s luxury brand has launched its first model, priced at $155,000. Polestar made the announcement of its Polestar 1 pricing at the Beijing Motor Show last week. Also on offer by Polestar, a subscription program for the Polestar 1. Much like subscription programs available for smart phones, the Polestar 1 subscription will offer insurance and maintenance costs, amongst other perks,…

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Plug-in hybrid Tiguan spotted on test in Sweden

Volkswagen’s plug-in hybrid Tiguan has been undergoing road testing in snow-covered Sweden. The Tiguan PHEV is expected to have a 2.0 liter four-cylinder engine, in combination with its electric assistance. When in full-electric mode, the Tiguan is expected to have about twenty miles of range. Though VW has yet to announce where the Tiguan PHEV will be released, the model…

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