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Volvo s C30 Electric Car Combines Technology With Safety

s new C30 electric model emphasizes over performance

Electric including the Better Place Fluence EV. of which 100 cars launched on Israel s roads in of this year; are having involving safety factors. includes GM s Chevy Volt battery packs were fire in side impact tests. But now, Volvo, the car that for years held one of the auto safety records in the industry, is now coming out with an car model of its own: the Volvo C30

Like many other models, the C30, which was originally at the Detroit Auto in 2010 is not being designed to any speed or driving range It takes its electric engine 11 seconds to go from 0 to 60 mph (90 kph); and its range is only around 90 or 150 kilometers on a full battery It only has a top speed of 80 mph which is than other electric especially electric sports like the Tesla electric  salons and roadsters.

The C30 also needs 8 hours to its 600 pound lithium battery

But speed and cruising ranges are not the why this new Volvo and its sister, the 70 plug in hybrid model, are developed. According to recent coming out about these Volvo is applying the same to safety —based on slow, and rigorous testing and development—to its cars and plug-in hybrids.

Since the company s inception, has always emphasized safety over other virtues. Volvo is building both a electric model as well as a in hybrid is a good indication the Swedish car company is realizing the age of electric cars is coming. One that the  Volvo model may have other EV cars, is the ability to recharge the car s pack with a standard electricity outlet; and not a special one a monthly service monopoly like that being by  Better Place.

Volvos have been in countries like Israel for due to their safety and endurance These new models might their way to Israel as well; they will be able a way to get around Better Place s hold on the still emerging car market there.

The success of these Volvo in Europe as well is still too to determine. But Volvo car developers are not for making ostentatious car innovations. simply keep plugging with models that find their niche the car buying public.

And these new models may find a following  as among loyal Volvo

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