What’s bad about electric cars?

Why did electric cars fail? The high cost, low top speed, and short range of battery electric vehicles, compared to 20th-century internal combustion engine vehicles, led to a worldwide decline in their use as private motor vehicles; although electric vehicles have continued to be used in the form of loading and freight equipment and public …

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Frequent question: Who makes the engines for Volvo Trucks?

Does Volvo make their own truck engines? For the engines used by Volvo Trucks, see List of Volvo Trucks engines. Previous owner, Ford Motor Company, allowed Volvo to continue to design their own engines, with a new-generation straight-six engine introduced in 2006. More recently the VEA program has been launched. What motor is in a …

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