Tag Archive for 'Chevrolet Volt'

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 […]

Chevrolet Volt Extended Range EV now available to order in the UK

March 1st, 2012 by Chevrolet UK

Order banks are now open for the Chevrolet Volt – the car that takes the range anxiety out of electric motoring. The Chevrolet Volt, with its extended range technology, overcomes the limitations imposed by the currently inadequate network of public electric charge points for long distance travel in the UK. The electric motor powered Chevrolet […]

Contaminated Gulf of Mexico oil booms recycled into plastic parts for Chevrolet Volt hybrid electric car

January 14th, 2011 by Richard Lord

UK government bolsters electric car and ultra-low emission vehicle market with generous grant scheme

December 15th, 2010 by UK Department of Transport

The UK Government drove the country firmly into the fast lane of the electric and ultra-low emission car revolution today as Ministers unveiled nine trailblazing models that will be eligible for generous grants of up to £5,000. UK Transport Secretary Philip Hammond and Business Minister Mark Prisk announced the milestone which could make 2011 the […]