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The first Volvo electric car will travel without recharging 400 kilometers

Cruising the first production electric vehicle Volvo will be more than 400 kilometers. This publication Automotive News said the head of the US division of the brand Lex Kerssemeykers.

A top manager said that he personally believes the big power reserve a prerequisite for the successful launch of the electric model in the US. Additional information about he did not disclose the car, but said that the cost of new items will be up to 35 40 thousand dollars.

According to Automotive News, the company has not yet decided whether or not an independent electric car model in the line, or become part of a family. According Kerssemeykersa, two modular brand platform - SPA, which built XC90, S90 and V90, as well as the CMA, the Swedes developed jointly with the Chinese Geely - suitable for electric power plant.

Launch is planned for electric 2019 year. Until then, Volvo expects to release a new compact crossover XC40, which debuts CMA platform. On the same basis, it will be built hatchback V40 next generation sedan and station wagon.

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