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Chevrolet Volt MPV5

GM has revealed the Chevy Volt crossover concept. At a glance, the MPV5 concept looks That s because it borrows cues from the Chevy with which it shares its

However, its overall styling and looks more like of the Chevy Orlando.

The Volt uses the same Voltec as the Volt sedan and is powered by a ion T-battery and a 1.4 liter engine The battery provides 51.5 km / 32 per charge, while the gasoline adds an extra 482 km / 299.5

The Volt MPV5 is noticeably than the Volt. It seats compared to the Volt s four and more passenger space A glass-panel roof enhances the of openness and scale.

There is room to provide up to 1,764 (62.3 cubic ft) of cargo with the back seats and 863 liters (30.5 cubic with the seats up.

This is GM s next step in creating a new within GM, much like s upcoming e-tron line and s reported Prius line. details can be found in GM s press


GM Unveils Volt MPV5 Electric at Auto China 2010

with Extended Range Builds on Volt s Foundation

– Chevrolet has made a major to providing world-class, fuel-efficient to its customers around the world. In months, through GM s Shanghai GM venture, Chevrolet has introduced the Cruze and New Sail in China. It introduce the Volt electric with extended range in 2011.

In preparation for the Volt s Chevrolet is leveraging Auto 2010, which starts in Beijing, to introduce the Volt electric concept. The five-passenger crossover concept demonstrates the of the Voltec propulsion system by the same foundation as the Volt, for and tailpipe emissions-free electric

Maximizing Efficiency and Style

The of the Volt MPV5 concept design and aerodynamic cues the Chevrolet Volt. The front is among the most aerodynamic of any thanks to its closed grille and lower air dam, both of help improve fuel A full-underbody belly pan, with rocker claddings, tail lamps and specially blades on the rear quarter, help the Volt MPV5 cut through the wind with

The intense focus on improved enables greater all-electric

The exterior of the Volt MPV5 isn t solely about efficiency. Its Blue Metallic paint a contemporary appeal, while the skylight panels and 19-inch wheels build the Volt concept s sporty credentials.

The MPV5 concept takes the design of the Chevrolet Volt and it to the family vehicle crossover It s immediately recognizable as a true of the Chevrolet family, said Bob Director of GM North America Exterior Design, whose worked in conjunction with of GM s design studio in Australia on the MPV5 concept.

The Volt concept s dimensions provide passenger comfort. While the wheelbase of the Volt MPV5 is a mere 15 mm longer than the of the Chevrolet Volt, its body is 181 mm (4,585 mm), 73 mm wider mm) and 182 mm taller (1,612 mm) than the

Inside, the Volt MPV5 adopts the Volt s center and gauge cluster along its striking two-tone leather Thanks to the Volt MPV5 s size, passenger comfort t take a backseat. Typical for crossovers, the Volt MPV5 s seating position allows for comfort and flexibility, including entry and egress.

When it to cargo, the Volt MPV5 carries on the crossover tradition to its flip-and-fold second row seating, provides up to 1,764.1 liters of space with the seats and 863.7 liters of space the second row.

Voltec Boosts Green Credentials

The MPV5 concept utilizes the Voltec propulsion system in the Chevrolet Volt, including the capability of an engine generator to the driving range and eliminate anxiety. A 16-kWh T-shaped battery pack powers the drive unit.

The flexibility of the system enables the Volt concept to meet full speed and acceleration requirements driving the vehicle and its five up to 51.5 km on pure electric This is double what the urban commuter in China each day. When the is depleted, a 1.4-liter engine sustains the battery charge and up to 482 km of electric propulsion.

The Volt MPV5 concept the flexibility of the Voltec propulsion which can produce enough power to propel a range of from a compact sedan the Volt to a crossover like the MPV5 concept, said Parks, Global Vehicle Executive and Global Vehicle Engineer for Electric Vehicles at GM.

growing demand for personal across China is creating new and energy security challenges, Kevin Wale, President and Director of the GM China Group. GM is to finding and adopting solutions, include the electrification of the automobile. The premiere of the Volt MPV5 in Beijing demonstrates GM s desire to China a global focus of its technology strategy.

GM continues to electrification in China through and development. It has launched the China Energy Research Center in Beijing. The venture with and Tsinghua University is developing a automotive energy strategy for

The GM China Science Lab, opened last November, is out advanced automotive-related research, battery development. In March, GM the EN-V (Electric Networked-Vehicle) in Shanghai. A centerpiece of the SAIC-GM at World Expo 2010 EN-V embodies GM s vision for urban mobility in 2030.

In GM is supporting its Shanghai GM joint s Drive to Green strategy, is focused on developing green supporting green manufacturing and a green responsibility.

General one of the world s largest automakers, its roots back to 1908. its global headquarters in Detroit, GM 204,000 people in every region of the world and does in some 140 countries. GM and its strategic produce cars and trucks in 34 and sell and service these through the following brands: Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, GM Holden, Jiefang, Opel, and Wuling.

GM is the joint global automobile of World Expo 2010 along with Shanghai Industry Corporation Group More information on the new General can be found at HYPERLINK t

Chevrolet Volt Concept


Model: Volt MPV5 Concept

style / driveline: five-door, crossover

Description: electric with extended-range capability

Top speed (kph): 160 (100

EV range (city in km): up to (32 mi) based on EPA city cycle


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