Chevrolet Volt / Opel Ampera wins award for green motoring Smart Auto Car

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Chevrolet Volt / Opel wins award for green

The revolutionary Volt and Ampera car received a new recognition of the automotive for its extended-range engine now earning the for International Engine of the Year ( Engine of the Year Award ) in the of green engine . in stiff with 45 other models . This is the first time in 14 of this award that an model extended-range is the winner of the

Until now, the short of the batteries of electric cars them impractical for everyday so our revolutionary propulsion system to remove this obstacle, by factor of our environmentally friendly motor with the autonomy of a engine. Get the award of Best Engine is the highest recognition of achievement, said Uwe Winter, Manager and Chief Engineer of who received the award from the organizers, Engine Technology magazine.

The award was presented by a of 76 automotive journalists from 35 around the world who had to choose the of 12 categories for excellence in powertrain They agreed that year was one of the most difficult to and involving 39 engines.

One of the jurors, Bill McKinnon, why the engine extended range / Volt had a strong endorsement: the efficiency of pure power the versatility and convenience of oil means it is a leading solution .

Another juror, Massimo said that now extended the of autonomy is the best way to increase the of the electrical conductivity, while addiction combustion engine. GM did well, beginning a path of

This award comes at a in the world, fuel prices are and small engines, environmental and are playing an increasingly prominent in the international automotive market.

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There are 16 kWh lithium ion battery power to the electric motor hp Ampera / Volt. Depending on style and road conditions, car can cover 40 to 80 miles solely by operation, completely free of Another important aspect is the wheels of the car always electrically

Meanwhile, in the extended-range mode, is activated when the battery has its minimum state of charge, is spent well and passed an traction generator driven by a engine of 1.4 liters, 63 kW/86, a range of more than 500 without recharging the pond.

The Ampera and Volt together won several international awards, among them the World Car of the Year 2011. Also, praised for their safety the award of 5 stars Euro In addition, last year, the was named one of the top ten engines for North for automotive magazine Ward.

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