Slated for introduction in Europe by year's end is a bi-fuel S80 from Volvo Car. The S80's 2.4L 5-cyl., 20-valve engine will operate on either gasoline or compressed natural gas (CNG). The engine generates a peak 140 hp while running on either fuel. Maximum torque, however, is reached at higher speeds, resulting in identical horsepower ratings for operation on both fuels. There are only 14 CNG fuel stations in Sweden, mostly in Gothenburg and Stockholm. But there are about 400 CNG stations ...
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