Volvo aims for fully electric cars to make 50 per cent of its sales by 2025.
The announcement builds on Volvo Cars’ 2017 industry-first announcement that all new models released from 2019 will be available as either a mild hybrid, plug-in hybrid or battery electric vehicle.
The next generation of wireless charging for vehicles has been revealed at the Beijing Motor Show.
Easelink bolts underneath EVs vehicles and automatically deploys above a charging pad so boosting range during a journey and without the need for prolonged charging, ideal for lorries and buses on regular routes with drops or depots.
Plans for the launch of a new prestige medium-term rental fleet later this year have been announced by Meridian Vehicle Solutions.
The company intends to offer what it describes as a range of “director level” saloons, estates and SUVs on rentals of 3-6 months, starting in Q3 or Q4 of 2018.