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Volvo becomes first major car company to switch to only electric and hybrid vehicles



From 2019, all new Volvo cars will have electric or hybrid engines, the Swedish auto manufacturer announced today.

The move makes Volvo the first of the major car companies to commit to phasing out the internal combustion engine and going all-electric.

Håkan Samuelsson, Volvo Cars president and chief executive, said the decision to focus on electrification was taken mostly in response to consumer demand.

"This is about the customer," said Samuelsson. "People increasingly demand electrified cars, and we want to respond to our customers' current and future needs."

"This announcement marks the end of the solely combustion engine-powered car."
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