GM Holden released the first images of the long awaited electric vehicle with extended-range Holden Volt, as shown on Australian roads. “We feel that Volt has the potential, the Australia race game change”, said Mr Reuss. “We have Volt Australia announced our plans to Holden, we are overwhelmed by public interest in the car and makes the technology that it work.” There is no doubt that some of the most interesting developments are the alternative fuel in racing Volt advanced propulsion systems. Holden, we believe that the Volt play a very important role in our efforts to the engine to improve the environment “.”
General Motors believes save the compared to similar machines powered by petrol vehicles, Volt driver until 1892 litres of fuel per year. This is based on the research of the United States, the 75 percent of passenger traffic average daily identifies distance of less than 40 miles (64 km). When the Volt battery expires, generates enough a small gasoline engine power the car for hundreds of additional Kilometer.GM calculated the vehicle in the evening on a standard socket use less power per year as an average domestic refrigerator.
Volt operation of technologies
Volt is an electric vehicle for extended range (E-REV). In a breakthrough from conventional hybrids, it needs the wheels and speed move electricity. For travel to 64 km volts of electricity into the battery stored produce without the use of gasoline or emissions in the waste gases. When the battery out runs, generates a small engine powered by gasoline electric power for the vehicle travel hundreds of additional kilometers. Advanced technology can in less than three hours in a standard electricity 240v outlet the battery of the vehicle. Loading times are reduced, loaded if the battery was not fully used up. GM estimates that average 7.8 litres of fuel per 100 kilometers, Volt until 1892 litres of fuel per year compared to gasoline vehicles saves motorists.
Volt information of the vehicle
The design of the Volt production car has developed an original concept, which was launched in 2007 on the North American from Detroit Auto show. General Motors created an efficient design of power for the vehicle production, leading to one of the most aerodynamic automobile manufacturers in the company’s history. Many signals, because front the car in the production Volt, including closed grille, sporty attitude and rear design graphics is extended by design. Inside, offers the Volt, space, comfort, convenience and security, in a four-seater car-sedan customers expect. It consists of cells for lithium-ion, which are grouped in modules, along with other important elements of the battery. The plant is located in Michigan, subject to the negotiations with the State and local governments. Preparation of installation starts in early 2009 with the production of tools be installed in mid- and departure from 2010.