Wednesday, 1 November 2017

Thomas Ingenlath, "Car emitting exhaust fumes will be just as unacceptable as smoking in public."

Source: "Polestar 1: Sweden's Volvo and China's Geely unveil new electric sports car", Independent, 17th October, by Ben Chu (Shanghai)

Ben Chu reported, "The car was designed in Sweden but will be built in Chengdu, western China, from next year and is expected to be on the roads by mid-2019. The Swedish car firm Volvo and its Chinese parent company Geely have unveiled a bold attempt to get a head start in the electric vehicles manufacturing race with the launch of a new mass market hybrid electric sports car. The 600 horse-power Polestar 1, described as “an electric car supported by a traditional internal combustion engine”, was unveiled on Shanghai on Tuesday. (...) Stressing the environmentally friendly nature of electric vehicles, he added: "In future a car emitting exhaust fumes will be just as unacceptable as smoking in public."

Read more at: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/polestar-volvo-geely-electric-car-race-a8003696.html