Volvo Plans to Go Electric, to Abandon Conventional Car Engine by 2019

The Swedish automaker is slamming on the brakes on vehicles powered solely by internal combustion engines, announcing that every car it makes from 2019 onward will have an electric motor. ┬áThe move makes Chinese-owned Volvo the first traditional carmaker to fully embrace electric and hybrid production. “This announcement marks the end of the solely combustion…