FRANKFURT — Volvo Cars said Wednesday that all the vehicle models it introduces from 2019 will be either hybrids or powered solely by batteries, betting that the era of the internal combustion engine is coming to a close.While major automakers offer hybrids and battery-powered vehicles, none has yet been willing to forsake cars powered solely by gasoline or diesel fuel.Hybrids, which run on battery power supplemented by gasoline or diesel engines, accounted for about 2 percent of passenger car sales in the United States last year, and the number has been declining because gasoline prices have fallen.[...] most carmakers expect the share of electric cars to grow quickly as the technology improves, prices fall and public charging stations become more commonplace.[...] by focusing on electrification, Volvo can concentrate its limited research and development resources on new technologies rather than continuing to invest in fuel-powered motors that may become obsolete.Other models will include plug-in hybrids, which can be charged from power outlets and run for short distances solely on batteries, and so-called mild hybrids, which charge their batteries from the car’s conventional engine or by recovering energy from braking.
NYS Entity Status
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MARCH 14, 2014
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NYS Entity Type
DOMESTIC BUSINESS CORPORATION
2014 - DIESEL POWER SPORTS SUPPLEMENTS CORP.
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