Volvo Cars’ Electrified Future
Did you know that the first rough version of an electric car was invented in the 1830s? Yet, cars were powered by internal combustion engines until 1990, when the first hybrid electrical vehicles emerged on the market. As with any big technology, the transition from internal combustion engines to hybrid vehicles to electric vehicles will not happen overnight. In an in-depth analysis using LexisNexis® PatentSight®, we dive into the development of technologies and compare car manufacturers. How will Volvo—a company that expressed very high ambitions in this respect—rank in this analysis?