Volvo XC40 to discontinue diesel soon – Yahoo News

Volvo will focus above all on its plug-in hybrid engines.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "The automobile is starting an unprecedented energy transition, accentuated in 2015 by the revelations of rigged diesel engines. its range of engines and especially the displacement of its engines. "data-reactid =" 24 "> The automobile is starting an unprecedented energy transition, accentuated in 2015 by the revelations of rigged diesel engines. If Volvo remained spared on this subject, the Swedish firm still largely took the fronts by drastically decreasing its range of engines and especially the displacement of its engines.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Unlike other premium manufacturers, at Volvo, it no more V6 or V8, even for powerful models developing more than 400 horsepower. Now it's time for a 2.0-liter four-cylinder paired with an electric motor. This technology has become widely available in the range, even on the "smallest" models, like the XC40 which today benefits two plug-in hybrid versions of 211 and 262 hp. "data-reactid =" 25 "> Unlike other premium manufacturers, at Volvo, there is no longer a V6 or V8, even for powerful models developing more than 400 horsepower. Now, there is a four-cylinder engine of 2.0 liters associated with an electric motor This technology has become widely available in the range, even on the "smallest" models, like the XC40 which today benefits two plug-in hybrid versions of 211 and 262 hp.

On the diesel side, there are two engines, one of 150 horsepower and a second of 190 horsepower. Except that these two blocks will soon no longer be available in France, as indicated on the Volvo site in France, which specifies that the models are available "within the limits of available stocks". Understand by this that it will soon no longer be possible to configure them.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "The end of diesel was sort of already scheduled by Volvo. This energy is already no longer available in the S60 catalog, while it has already disappeared from the hoods of the XC40 delivered across the Channel. To compensate for the disappearance of diesel models, Volvo is banking on its petrol vehicles by bringing them mild hybridization to reduce their CO emissions2 and their consumption. For the record, Volvo will also offer by the end of the year a 100% electric variation of its XC40 with no less than 408 horsepower and an announced range of around 400 kilometers with a single charge. "data-reactid =" 27 "> The end of diesel was somehow already programmed by Volvo. This energy is no longer available in the catalog of the S60, while it has already disappeared from the hoods of the XC40 delivered across the Channel. To compensate for the disappearance of diesel models, Volvo is betting on its petrol vehicles by bringing them mild hybridization to reduce their CO emissions2 and their consumption. For the record, Volvo will also offer by the end of the year a 100% electric version of its XC40 with no less than 408 horsepower and an announced range of around 400 kilometers with a single charge.

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