New-gen Chevrolet Volt – Lower price, increased range

Chevrolet Volt will have its big world premiere at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, in January next year, 2015. At this Auto Show, GM will present second generation of its plug-in hybrid electric vehicle which he announced with few teaser images of the upcoming Volt.

Chevrolet Volt

Although this American giant didn’t reveal any details, it did say that new Volt will be run by a 1.5-liter four-cylinder petrol power unit. The engine will be manufactured in a Flint Engine Operations factory in USA. According to earlier announcements, new Volt will be made on a new platform which will provide more efficient operating system. Besides this, new generation Chevrolet Volt will have improved fuel economy, reduced CO2 emissions, and longer range.

Chevrolet Volt II

Capability of riding on electric-only power unit should also be improved, so new Volt should deliver around 80-96 km compared to previous 61 km. Upcoming Volt should also be available with smaller batteries and shorter electric-only range.

Detroit-Hamtramck plant will be continued to be the home of upcoming Volt, while its price should be lower than the current one. Chevy Volt II should record the decrease of around $7,000, which is not negligible amount.

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