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Chevrolet Volt: Start of the expedition cars in Canadian dealer

Canadian dealers have started receiving the Chevrolet Volt Award-Winning destiny customers detail areas of Vancouver, Victoria, Toronto, Oshawa, Ottawa-Gatineau, Montreal and Quebec. Kevin Williams, president and general director of General Motors of Canada, gave the signal of the first shipment of Volt INTENDED to customers in Canada at a ceremony in Oshawa this morning and dealers should begin deliveries of the same car today .

"This is a historic day for Chevrolet in Canada," said Mr. Williams. "The Chevrolet Volt deploys transformative technologies that redefine the automotive transport. Very soon, enthusiastic Volt buyers can eliminate the need fuel for their daily displacements while having the flexibility to travel further, something no other electrified vehicle permits. "

The Chevrolet Volt is an electric car has prolonged autonomy. Driven by the revolutionary Voltec propulsion system for GM, the Volt is equipped with a lithium-ion 16 kWh and an electric drive unit that offers a range of 40 to 80 km in electric-only mode as floor conditions, driving habits and temperature.

Once the battery is depleted, an engine / generator takes over discreetly to add 500 km of autonomy in producing electricity for the electric drive system of the vehicle function. This is what distinguishes the Volt from electric vehicles has batteries that can not run when battery charging is not immediately available, for example when an electrical failure or a long drive. The Volt has also been recognized by collecting a large number of awards since its launch in the U.S. last December, including:

Global ecological car of the year 2012

Car of the year according to the Car Guide 2012

North American car of the year

Car of the year 2011 Motor Trend

Ecological car of the year 2011 according to Green Car Journal

Car of the year 2011, according to CAR Magazine

Palmares 10 best cars by Car and Driver magazine

Technological innovation in 2010 by Popular Mechanics

Palmares 10 Best Engines by Ward magazine, a recognition for the advanced powertrain of the Volt

Customers of certain Canadian markets have place orders for the Chevrolet Volt since May 2, 2011. Volt will be available across the country has within twelve months.

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