For this week’s #mondaymotivation we’re turning our focus to China where Volvo Cars has just announced it will release its first fully electric car in 2019.
Written by Jordaine Chattaway
- Volvo Cars to release first fully electric car in 2019
- Volvo committing to sell one million electric vehicles by 2025
- Electric vehicles to support Chinese government’s call for cleaner air
Volvo has committed to selling a total of one million electrified cars by 2025.
The company announced the build at Auto Shanghai in China and said the new model would be based on its Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) for smaller cars.
Describing electrification as “the answer to sustainable mobility”, Volvo Cars’ chief executive Håkan Samuelsson said the company supported the Chinese government’s call for cleaner air.
“It is fully in-line with our own core values of environmental care, quality and safety,” Samuelsson said.
Being the world’s largest sales market for electrified cars, China has set itself targets to expand sales of electric cars and hybrid cars in a bid to address congestion and air quality issues in its cities.
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About the author
Jordaine leads Origin’s Social Media Content by day and runs her own fashion news outlet, The Modern Black, by night. The former newspaper and television journalist loves to play with words and has a passion for finding new ways to change the world for the better … one little step at a time.
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