Volvo is the first luxury brand that offered PHEV in PH

Volvo PH plug-in hybrid range

With a goal to provide an “electrifying future”, Volvo Philippines was the first luxury marque in the country to offer plug-in hybrid vehicles in the country.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • What are the models that offer plug-in hybrid options?

    Volvo Philippines is offering Plug-in variants for its XC60, XC90, and S90.
  • What makes this engine emit less fumes?

    The T8 Twin Engine that are equipped with an electric motor helps the vehicle emit less carbon dioxide emissions.
  • This powerhouse pack of plug-in hybrid vehicles are made up of the Volvo XC60, XC90, and S90 Plug-in variants. With these varieties in its stable, the local distributor “continues its dedication to the local market with safe and sustainable mobility options.”

    Volvo Plug-in electric XC90

    In a statement, Volvo Philippines noted that its range of plug-in hybrid models offers a no-compromise combination of plug-in battery electric power and an efficient petrol engine. “These vehicles provide low to zero tailpipe emissions, excellent flexibility, and a powerful driving experience,” it shared.  

    The electric motor added in every Volvo Plug-in Hybrid model helps the vehicle emit less carbon dioxide emissions.

    Volvo S90 Plug-in Electric

    Apart from that, the three drive modes provide flexibility for the following:

    • zero tailpipe emissions (Pure electric mode),
    • fun-to-drive experience (Power mode),
    • maximize efficiency and range (Hybrid mode).

    The T8 Twin Engine fitted in a Volvo plug-in hybrid can dish out more than 407hp and 640Nm.

    On a global scale, Volvo has been known for its legendary safety technology. To note, Volvo was the first to install the three-point safety belt, the rearward-facing child seat, and the pedestrian detection with full auto brake in its offerings.

    Volvo IntelliSafe Assist

    The vision that no one should be seriously injured or killed in a new Volvo car is still injected in its trademark DNA.

    “These Plug-in vehicles provide not only safe breathing space for their occupants but also an environment where everyone can enjoy the freedom to move in a personal, sustainable, and safe way,” Volvo Philippines continued.

    Further, Volvo Philippines also said that the brand has always put people at the core of its operations. “By placing your needs first — using the best available technology to serve you, inventing new technology where none already exists, and combining technologies to deliver unique experiences — Volvo continues to drive into an electrifying future.”

    Moreover, the local arm said that with a clear focus on three key innovation areas namely connectivity, propulsion, and safety, Volvo “envisions a not-too-distant future where the world is fully connected and electric vehicles are the answer to personal mobility needs.”

    Photos from Volvo Philippines

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