Volvo, Polestar to make electric car push into Australia in 2020

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The Driven

Volvo and its electrifying offshoot Polestar will make a push into Australia in the next year with two electric vehicles (EVs) and a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) in 2020.

Swedish-Chinese owned Volvo has confirmed that it will bring the all-electric XC40 SUV by the end of 2020, along with a T5 twin engine PHEV option.Speaking with Car Advice, Volvo Australia PR boss Greg Bosnich said that both vehicles would arrive in “the later part of 2020”.

There are currently no details about specification for the all-electric XC40, which it is understood will be unveiled by the end of 2019 – Volvo did not make an appearance this year at the Frankfurt International Motor Show.

More however is known about the Polestar 2, which will be produced under the Swedish marque’s eponymous spinoff Polestar which evolved from its original Polestar 1 PHEV coupe.

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