In the first of a new panel discussion, we ask our experts their views on how telematics have shaped and driven change within the fleet management profession, and why reluctance to use fleet technology still exists within some organisations
Carmaker Volvo is set to build its first fully electric car in China, which will be exported globally.
The all-new model will be based on Volvo’s Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) for smaller cars, and will be available for sale in 2019
Volvo aims to sell a total of one million electrified cars – including fully electric cars and hybrids – by 2025.
It is developing a fully electric car on its Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) as well.
The Swedish company also plans to offer plug-in hybrid versions of every model.
Håkan Samuelsson, chief executive of Volvo Cars, said: “Volvo Cars fully supports the Chinese government’s call for cleaner air as outlined in the latest five-year plan. It is fully in-line with our own core values of environmental care, quality and safety.
“We believe that electrification is the answer to sustainable mobility.”