All-new Volvo S60 2018 confirmed to come without a diesel version

May 26, 2018 | Same topic: Auto industry: Latest updates
The Volvo S60 2018 units for the United State and other markets will be sold through exports.

Volvo is the first player in the auto industry to grimly say “No” to diesel. The all-new Volvo S60 2018 will be the first product of the German car manufacturer to be built without a diesel powertrain. Additionally, all of Volvo’s new models debuted from 2019 will be equipped with battery electric vehicle, plug-in petrol hybrid or a mild petrol hybrid. This is considered as the most comprehensive project in the automotive industry and Volvo Cars is proud to be the first traditional car manufacturer which commits to producing full electrification from July 2017.

At Beijing Auto Show 2018 happening last month, Volvo Cars set an aim for making fully electric vehicles to account for 50% of its international sales by 2025, making it become a strong player in the Chinese market - the top market in the world for electrified vehicles.

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Volvo Cars set an aim for making fully electric vehicles to account for 50% of its international sales by 2025

The all-new Volvo S60 2018 was born to be a premium midsized sedan developed from Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) of Volvo. Besides, the S60’s brother - Volvo V60 also made its debut at the beginning of 2018 in Stockholm.

The new Volvo S60 will originally be offered 2 petrol plug-in hybrid variants and a lineup of 4-cylinder Drive-E petrol powertrains. According to the latest car news, its production will begin this fall at the new manufacturing facility of Volvo located outside of Charleston, South Carolina. The S60 will be built only in this new plant, which means the S60 units for the United State and other markets will be sold through exports.

Volvo S60 2018 on the road

The all-new Volvo S60 2018 was born to be a premium midsized sedan developed from Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) of Volvo