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Chevrolet Volt heralds new age of automotive EV tech

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.
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The Chevy Volt, GM's new Hybrid Electric Vehicle shown here decked out in special Unplugged Tour regalia, will go on-sale in 7 US markets in November of 2010 with an initial production run of 10,000 vehicles, for $40,000 MSRP.

For full report, see Jason Perlow's GM's Volt: The Car of the Future? in ZDNet's Tech Broiler blog.

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The Front-End of the Chevy Volt

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The Rear-End of the Chevy Volt

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Rear, with hatch open.
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Front Seats with dash

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Steering and dash close-up
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The "Center stack" of electronics including the Multi-Function Display (MFD)

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

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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.
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The Volt's power inverter.

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Volt's boot popped open exposing engine and electrical drivetrain component
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Volt front, side view, with boot open.

For full report, see Jason Perlow's GM's Volt: The Car of the Future? in ZDNet's Tech Broiler blog.

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