Tag Archive for 'European Car of the Year 2012'

Sir Alex Ferguson is very pleased with his extended range electric car

January 1st, 2013 by Chevrolet UK

Sir Alex Ferguson took possession of a Chevrolet Volt, an extended range electric vehicle, as part of Manchester United‘s partnership agreement with the global car manufacturer. The Volt can travel up to 50 miles (80 kilometres) using a full charge of electricity stored in its 16.5 kWh lithium-ion battery before the on-board petrol-powered generator seamlessly […]

Extended-range electric Vauxhall Ampera is European Car of the Year

March 31st, 2012 by General Motors

The Vauxhall Ampera, European Car of the Year 2012, has a sophisticated propulsion system, which offers drivers all the benefits of electric driving, without any of the range anxiety associated with pure electric vehicles (EVs). The Ampera is not a hybrid. Electricity powers the wheels of the Ampera at all times, with a 16kWh lithium-ion […]