Volvo C30
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Volvo C30 Recharge Concept

This plug-in hybrid car takes a holistic approach to alternative energy and uses electricity to power the wheels. ()
the batteries wane, the Flexifuel engine kicks on to create more juice for the wheel-mounted electric motors. ()
The engine can be manufactured to run on a variety of existing or future biofuels, but does not power the wheels directly. ()
The combustion engine is used as an electricity generator, similar to the arrangement in a speeding locomotive. ()
The Recharge can be configured to suit the energy needs of different parts of the world. ()