Published July 11, 2017 1:40 PM

This week, Volvo made an extraordinary announcement. The company declared that, from 2019 onwards, it will no longer sell cars that are purely powered by fossil fuels. As a consequence, the Volvo range will include only fully electric or hybrid vehicles. The announcement is exciting, because the company is the first of the classic Western carmakers to fully commit to the electric car.

Published Sep. 1, 2017 10:37 PM

This opinion piece was published in the Belgian newspaper De Morgen, August 24th 2017 and is translated to English by Henri van Soest.