Volvo has outlined a roadmap to an all-electric future for its cars by 2030, with all sales to follow Tesla’s lead and become online-only. The Swedish carmaker, which is owned by China’s Geely, joins other major brands to have set a clear path away from petrol and diesel-powered vehicles in recent weeks and months as a surging number of countries move to outlaw fossil fuel engines. The UK has set a deadline of 2030 for a ban on sales of new petrol and diesel models as part of its commitment to tackle climate change . Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player How many major countries will go net zero? Volvo projected that 50% of its global sales would be fully-electric by 2025 and the other half hybrid models. It said that hybrids would also be banished from its line-up by 2030. Advertisement Ahead of the launch of the company’s second all-electric car, the C40, Volvo said a whole new range would be revealed over the coming years in the run-up to the deadline. The drive for electric vehicles has been an expensive one for the industry in recent years – during a time of falling car… Read full this story
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