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2Technical details on the Volvo C30 electric's motor

The lovely – though far too pricey for our tastes – Volvo C30 Electric DRIVe will get its motivation from Brusa Elektronik AG-supplied electric motors. Based in Germany, Brusa says its drivetrain systems will power at least 250 – possibly more based upon demand – C30 Electrics.

9Volvo C30 Electric to participate in wireless charging project

Volvo has announced that its C30 Electric will participate in an inductive charging project called Continuous Electric Drive (CED) that is being set up by Belgian technological and automotive development specialists Flanders' Drive. Volvo will deliver a single C30 Electric to Flanders' Drive on May 19th, the official start of the project, to be modified for wireless charging.

5Volvo C30 Electric keeps you warm in winter weather

A trial fleet of approximately 400 Volvo C30 Electrics is a comin' and the Swedish automaker wants potential lessees to know that the C30 is equipped to cope with extreme winter weather. Apparently, the C30 Electric is not likely to be one of those sweater and gloves commuter cars. According to Volvo, the C30 features three distinct climate systems: one supplies occupants with hot or cold air; one keeps the temperature of the vehicle's battery pack in check; and one provides water cooling for th

12This is what a Volvo C30 EV looks like after a 40 mph offset crash

Crash-tested Volvo C30 Electric – Click above for high-res image gallery

21Volvo C30 Electric gets DRIVen and it's a wonderful little ride

Volvo C30 Electric – Click above for high-res image gallery

6Volvo's electrification chief talks C30 electric leases, industry's new battery suppliers

Says they aren't always ready to compete in the automotive industry

4Volvo CEO confirms 2011 production of C30 DRIVe, 2012 plug-in diesel hybrid

Volvo C30 EV – Click above for a high-res image gallery

13Video: Volvo C30 electric undergoes crash testing; robust battery protection system up to the task

Volvo C30 electric crash test – Click above to watch video after the jump

2First ten Volvo C30 BEVs to join Goteborg Energi fleet this fall

Volvo C30 BEV prototype – Click above for high-res image gallery

8Report: Electric Volvo C30 won't arrive in U.S.

Volvo C30 EV – Click above for a high-res image gallery

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