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Volvo Car launches XC40 plug-in hybrid variant globally.

Auto Business News-September 11, 2019--Volvo Car launches XC40 plug-in hybrid variant globally

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Auto Business News - 11 September 2019

Volvo Car Corporation, a Sweden-based automaker, has introduced the plug-in hybrid variant of its XC40 compact SUV globally.

The model is to be equipped with a new T5 Twin engine petrol-electric hybrid powertrain for the United Kingdom market, and it will be launched in other European markets soon.

The Volvo XC40 plug-in hybrid has a front-wheel drive system that uses a 180 bhp petrol engine that displaces 1.5-litres and has three-cylinders. There is also an electric motor that generate 82 bhp and together, the combined power output is around 262 bhp, which is the highest in the XC40 line-up. There is a Lithium-ion battery with 10.7kWh capacity that provides all-electric driving range of up to 46 kilometres. The XC40 T5 Twin Engine models have a charging outlet on the nearside front wing.

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