Volvo has started to produced the C30 Electric which is a compact-sized hatchback car with amazing production size, after the test about 50 cars since the fall of 2010, especially in international, this Swedish car maker plans to produce about 250 cars at the end of 2012, and will be deployed in some countries in Europe, including Belgium, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden.
Australian division of Volvo has also expressed interest in the car. “The C30 Electric is the next step in green car from Volvo, ” said Public Affairs Manager, Volvo Car Australia, Jaeden Hudson. “We have the first details of Volvo Cars Corporation and have seen their interest in the car. The next phase will be to put together a business case to see if the car will be viable in our market,” Hudson added.
Of the electric vehicle batteries can be recharged from an ordinary terminal, with a full load 7 hours and offers a driving range of 150 km or nearly 100 miles. The Electric C30 accelerates from 0-50 km / h (0-30 mph) in 4 seconds and top speed reached 130 kmh (80 mph).