28 Oct '14, 8pm

2016 Volt Gets Improved Range And Efficiency

2016 Volt Gets Improved Range And Efficiency

Today General Motors revealed the next-generation 2016 Chevrolet Volt will receive a substantially improved Voltec powertrain providing better efficiency and performance. The system pioneered in the first-generation Volt introduced December 2010 has been entirely re-thought, and updates have been made to improve battery chemistry, T-pack configuration, electric drive components and range-extending gas-powered generator. A higher percentage of U.S. content is also being brought to bear. The new car will be seen in January, but details released today imply GM is serious about improving the car that simultaneously performed less than hoped for in the sales arena, while winning many die-hard fans as well. The Volt was already the top-EV-range plug-in hybrid with double that of the nearest U.S. competitor, and more range is coming says the automaker, without releasing the speci...

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