TITLE

Honey, I shrunk the SUV

PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);10/22/2004, Vol. 293 Issue 7662, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that Volvo designed an all-electric car which may signal an intention by the manufacturer to develop smaller, more environmentally-friendly models. Unveiling of the Volvo 3CC in Shanghai, China; Design by the company's technology think-tank Monitoring and Concept Centre in California; Features of the automobile.
ACCESSION #
14873872

 

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