GM is introducing its latest hybrid in Detroit. Its the Chevrolet Volt, which is a C- class sized, 4 door sedan. This is an electric car with lithium ion battery pack.
The vehicle has good set of capabilities. The turbo charged engine of 1.0 liter, 3 cylinder with 71 horse power. Besides from that, the car is powered by lithium ion battery. There is an electric motor with 161hp power. This is connected to the front wheels to make the ride smooth and easy.
On the two sides of the car, there are plugs for home charging. The battery gets full charge in nearly 6.5 hours. Using the battery alone it has a range of 40 miles. With full fuel tank, it has a range of 640 miles. The outer look is very impressive with short windows. You can view the outside scenes better because the upper part of the door is also glass.
The Chevy Volt can run in any combination of gasoline or ethanol. The car is good for environment as the CO2 emission is very less.