Chevrolet Volt heralds new age of automotive EV tech

Chevrolet Volt heralds new age of automotive EV tech

Summary: GM's new Hybrid Electric Vehicle goes on-sale in 7 US markets in November of 2010 with an initial production run of 10,000 vehicles, for $40,000 MSRP.

TOPICS: Open Source

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  • Close-up of the Multi-Function Display showing power consumption


    The Volt's charging port near the front driver side of the car. The Volt also has a conventional gasoline cap on the passenger rear of the car for the 1.4L 4 cylinder gasoline engine used as a generator and supplemental power for Extended Range.
  • The Volt's power inverter.

Topic: Open Source


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