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Auto Shanghai 2011

    The Volvo C30 Electric is part of Volvo Cars’ ambitious electrification strategy. It is as well-equipped, comfortable, sporty and safe as the standard car – while at the same time offering the driver a range of up to 150 kilometres per charge with almost zero carbon dioxide emissions. Deliveries of the initial batch of 250 cars to selected customers in Europe will begin during the second half of 2...
    "DRIVe Towards Zero" is Volvo Car Corporation's vision for developing cars entirely free from harmful exhaust emissions and environment-impacting carbon dioxide. New steps are being continuously taken to reach that vision. For instance, Volvo has introduced a range of high-efficiency diesel models with very low CO2 emissions. And the company's ambitious electrification strategy includes a C30 Ele...
    Volvo Car Corporation's work on electrification technology includes a systematic approach to safety issues related to battery power. The basic perspective is that a battery-powered Volvo must be as safe as any other new Volvo car - when it comes to owning and driving and also in the event of an accident.
    Volvo Cars has spotlighted the important issue of electric car safety in an unusual, but distinctive way. The company is touring the world’s motor shows with a Volvo C30 Electric that has undergone a frontal collision test at 64 km/h (40 mph). "Our tests show it is vital to separate the batteries from the electric car's crumple zones to make it as safe as a conventional car. In Detroit we are the ...

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