Volvo Confirms All EV Plan by 2030 with Internet Only Sales
Volvo has now made it official that they will make their last internal combustion engine car in 2029. In 2030 if plans hold, not only will Volvo be an all-electric brand, but they will sell their vehicles exclusively through an online store with set pricing. The automaker also said they will not be closing their physical dealerships however, but will need them to continue to support sales and service. The timetable that Volvo is setting is impressively agressive. Other global brands like Volkswagen are pledging to have EV variants of all models in that same timeframe but are keeping their options open when it comes to gas and diesel power. Another rival, and former parent Ford, has said they will only sell electric vehicles in Europe by 2030 but have not made such a commmitment for their global sales since such a plan looks highly impractical for their large North American markets among others.