Volvo Car Corporation and Swedish energy company Vattenfall drive the development of Plug-in hybrid technology. In a unique joint venture the two companies will put cutting-edge Plug-in hybrid cars on the market in 2012. A demonstration fleet of the Plug-in hybrids will be tested during 2009 to gather information about the customers’ demands on performance, driving experience and fuel options. Within this project a charging station for fast charging has been developed. The Plug-in hybrid demonstration cars have a charge port under the fuel cap at the rear for fast charging at public charging stations and one at the front for home charging.
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