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Popularity of XC90 Spurs Volvo to Develop More Plug-in Hybrids

The strong interest in Volvo’s XC90 plug-in hybrid has been strong enough to add plug-in hybrid options to two more Volvo models, according to HybridCars.com. Sales of the XC90 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid sport-utility vehicle are more than double the company’s original expectations, spurring Volvo to announce it will add the plug-in powertrain to the S90 sedan and V90 wagons that share platforms…

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Buyers drawn to Volvo XC90 plug-in hybrid

Volvo reports that the plug-in hybrid version of its XC90 accounts for 20% of its global sales. HybridCars.com says that puts Volvo on pace to sell  roughly 1,000 units a month. Volvo sold 402 XC 90 plug-in hybrids in February. Hybrid Cars.com says, “What’s notable here is that the XC90 is a plug-in hybrid crossover SUV – and that many of Volvo’s competitors…

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Volvo XC 90 Plug-in Hybrid Coming to the U.S. This Summer

The popular Volvo XC90 plug-in hybrid is coming to the United State this summer. It is the world’s first seven passenger plug-in hybrid electric vehicle. The price for the plug-in hybrid starts at $68,1000 before incentives. The hybrid version of the new XC90 is powered by Volvo’s 2.0 liter supercharged and turbocharged Drive-E engine. Read more.

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New wave of hybrid SUVs, crossovers under development

With sport utility vehicles and crossover vehicles overtaking sedans in U.S. market share for the first time ever, Wall Street Cheat Sheet highlights seven hybrid SUVs and crossovers that will soon be headed to the US. This list includes the 2015 Kia Soul EV, BMW X5 eDRIVE, Volvo XC90 Plug-in Hybrid, Tesla Model X, Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell, Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid, and the Volkswagen Crossblue SUV. Read more.

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