Ford electric SUV image, Volvo 360c concept, and electric cars steal hybrid sales: Today's Car News

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Volvo 360C concept

Volvo 360C idea

Ford teases its forthcoming Mustang-inspired electrical crossover SUV as soon as anticipated to be referred to as the Mach 1. Volvo introduces its concept for self-driving electrical automobiles with the 360c idea. Electrical automobiles steal gross sales from hybrid automobiles. And Ford requests an exception to electric-car noise guidelines. All of this and extra on Inexperienced Automotive Stories.

Ford launched a teaser photo of its new 2020 electric SUV. The corporate floated the thought of calling the automotive the "Mach 1," however fanatic backlash buried the nameplate. 

The Volvo 360c self-driving car concept made its debut and boasts an electrical powertrain and a lounge-like space akin to Ikea. At some point, Volvo thinks it might displace short-distance air journey.

Battery-electric automobiles are leaving sales of traditional hybrids behind, nevertheless it's not the most effective information. Fuel and emissions financial savings could possibly be a lot larger if extra hybrids continued changing typical automobiles.

Ford requested an exemption for upcoming electric-car noise regulations for its police automobiles. In 2020, electrical automobiles will probably be required to make noise beneath 19 mph, however Ford needs its police cruisers to maintain issues silent to sneak up on criminals.

Volvo has proposed standardizing self-driving car communications. The Swedish make needs to make sure human drivers perceive a self-driving automotive's subsequent transfer whatever the model.

Lastly, forward of its passenger-car cull, Ford has cut national advertising for sedans and hatchbacks. Quickly, the automaker will promote solely crossovers, SUVs, and pickups.

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