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2016 Chevrolet Volt Powertrain: How It Works In Electric, Hybrid Modes

2016 Chevrolet Volt Powertrain: How It Works In Electric, Hybrid Modes

By John Voelcker 5,064 views Feb 24, 2015 Follow John Add to circle Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter The new 2016 Chevrolet Volt is sleeker, has more electric range, higher gas mileage, a fifth seat, and should be both faster and quieter on the road. But while GM hasn't explicitly said so, it's no longer as much of a range-extended electric car (or "series hybrid"). The new 2016 Volt should be viewed as a more conventional plug-in hybrid, with engine torque now being sent to the wheels through a mechanical connection whenever the engine is on. The 2011-2015 Volt has one motor that powers the wheels, and a second that acts as an engine-driven generator to produce electricity when battery capacity is depleted. DON'T MISS: 2016 Chevy Volt: Bigger Battery, More Motor Power, New Range Extender Engine Details The 2016 Volt, on the other hand, has a pair of motors ...

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