Opel Ampera Electric to debut in Geneva

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Opel Ampera Electric to in Geneva

We ve been suspecting Opel would get its own version of the Volt ever since we knew General Motors was the car for production. It only makes that GM would spread the development expenses to a continent fuel costs more and is eco-conscious than the U.S. Now we official word that the glimpse of Opel s Volt, now the Ampera, will be shown at the Motor Show in March.

From the supplied teaser the front has some obvious to the Flextreme concept as well as a bit of the Insignia. The slice of the side that s exposed also the car s Volt roots. GM spent a lot of in the wind tunnel with the s body, so it doesn t need to from scratch with the version.

Just like the the Ampera will be a four-seat, hatchback. It uses the same propulsion system, now called The Ampera will be an electric-only car for up to 60 km (about 40 miles), after a an internal combustion engine supplement the car to extend the range.

What still remains a bit of a mystery until Geneva be what kind of internal engine will the Opel Although the Volt will use a engine, GM Europe has a wide of diesels that may be attractive to buyers. Also there has not any recharge times given for the s lithium-ion battery pack.

Because most of Europe 230v outlets (compared to 110v units in the U.S.,) we the charge time should be to three hours.


Opel has announced Ampera as the of its revolutionary extended-range electric The five-door, four-seat Opel will be revealed at the 2009 Motor Show (March

“With the Ampera, Opel be the first European automobile to provide customers several kilometers of non-stop electric said Alain Visser, GM Chief Marketing Officer.

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ground-breaking electric propulsion called Voltec, operates from other advanced systems. For short trips up to 60 km, the will run only on lithium-ion power charged via a standard outlet. For longer distances, the car continue to drive on electricity is generated by a small internal engine.

The Ampera will be well-suited to the driving schedule of most customers. For example, approximately 80 of German drivers travel than 50 km daily.

Additional on the Opel Ampera will be March 3 at the Geneva Motor

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