Volvo’s new XC60 T8 Plug-In Hybrid is a red hot green car

Hybrids are usually a compromise, simply because they carry the weight of two powertrains.

As such, they are programmed to conserve energy (both fuel and electricity), even though many will allow short bursts when both engine and electric motor work in unison.

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