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Public charging station for fast charging the Plug-in hybrid in 1.5–2.5 hours.

Jun 01, 2009 ID: 19614
Public charging station for fast charging the Plug-in hybrid in 1.5–2.5 hours.
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.
Keywords:
V70 (2007), Environment, Technology, Other

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