2011 Chevrolet Volt car review @ Top Speed

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2011 Chevrolet Volt

The version of the Chevrolet Volt car was presented today at the Los Angeles Show. At the even GM announced the electric sedan will be late next year in with other lead to be named later. Production begin in 2010 and will $41,000 before federal and tax incentives. While the sticker is rather high, the lease seems to be the best choice.

can lease their very own Volt for $350 per month for 36 That is the exact same that Nissan is asking for the Leaf EV.

The Chevrolet Volt is to drive up to 40 miles on electricity using gasoline or producing emissions. When the Volt’s battery runs low, an seamlessly operates to extend the driving range to more 300 miles before refueling or to recharge the battery. One thing to while you are at the pump; this baby has to be filled with gasoline.

Also, the Volt s exterior has an official name: Viridian a name suggested by David 40, of Sanford, Fla.

UPDATE . Chevrolet has taken the Volt on its cross country trip! out the video above!

UPDATE . This article has been to show the price that has been released for the Volt.

07/28/2010 . Chevrolet is highlighting the of the Volt in the video above. it out!

UPDATE 10/16/2010 . has tested the Chevrolet Volt and has some tremendous results! On first trip, the hybrid got 127mpg while traveling the street and highways of Los Angeles. On second trip, the guys at Motortrend drove the heck out of the at its top speed and were able to get proving that the Volt is one vehicle!

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Chevrolet announced today at the Los International Auto Show the Volt electric vehicle extended-range capability will be late next year in the nation’s largest new-car with other lead to be named later.

Chevrolet is partnering with three utilities and the Electric Power Institute (EPRI) as part of an real-world demonstration and research to introduce customers to electric advance vehicle electrification and vehicle charging programs to the way for consumers. General Motors is the program with a grant of than $30 million in American and Reinvestment Act funds from the Electrification Initiative administered by the Department of Energy.

“It is natural that is the lead market for Volt. Not is it the largest automotive market, are known to be leaders in adopting new technologies,” said Brent GM vice president, Global Brand.

Volt production is to begin in late 2010. has not been announced. The initial launch markets, including will play a vital in validating the retail market for electric vehicles.

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GM is working key utilities across North to prepare each regional in advance of the retail market

Three California utilities in the demonstration project are Pacific Gas and Southern California Edison and Municipal Utility District. join EPRI, an independent, research organization based in Alto, Calif. and seven utilities in the project. EPRI’s members represent more 90 percent of the electricity generated and in the United States.

As part of the research and demonstration Chevrolet will deliver than 100 Volts to program to use in their fleets for two years. will also utilize telematics technology to collect performance data and driver that will be reported to the DOE and to improve customers’ experiences the new technology.

Because the Volt is to conveniently charge anywhere, the also includes installing than 500 charging stations for business and public use. The stations will be used to more about the installation, the charging process and to gain feedback on the experience.

The Chevrolet is designed to drive up to 40 miles on without using gasoline or tailpipe emissions. When the lithium-ion battery runs an engine/generator seamlessly operates to the total driving range to than 300 miles before or stopping to recharge the battery.

The Volt is more than its electric propulsion system. technology beyond the battery, the takes personalization, feedback and to new levels.

The Volt’s “Efficiency in the digital instrument cluster the driver real-time feedback on efficiency. The heating and cooling has three efficiency modes, activating the Volt’s “Green button provides access to Power Flow, Charging and information. The driver will be to set the charging schedule inside the or remotely, based on time of day or

And the Volt even has audio and cues to alert the driver the car powers on, off and when charging is

The Volt has been keeping a profile in and around Los Angeles in the leading up to the auto show. It has notable L.A.-area restaurants, the Century City Mall in Los Angeles and was featured at a nationwide assembly based at the Harvard-Westlake school. Chevrolet will introduce a new Volt song to educate and entertain consumers the auto show’s public

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