2012 Chevrolet Volt: Accelerated Production
Accelerated the deployment American Chevrolet Volt to meet the demand of the public.
"We are accelerating our program to offer the Volt launch at the end of the year in all Chevrolet dealers Chartered in each of the states of the union," said Rick Scheidt said, U.S. vice president, Chevrolet Marketing. "It has become a necessity for our clientele and our dealers, who come to see more and more people in their showrooms. "
The Chevrolet Volt is now available in the Washington area as well as California, New York, Connecticut, New Jersey and Texas. Deliveries to Michigan customers will respond from this spring.
It will be possible to the Customer to control the Volt on the whole of the United States from authorized dealers from the second quarter. Deliveries will begin in Virginia, and then intervene in Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Oregon, Washington and Hawaii in the third quarter.
In the course of the fourth quarter, Chevrolet expects to deliver Volts in all 50 states.
The decision to accelerate the availability of the Volt in the U.S. was influenced by Chevrolet dealers like Criswell Chevrolet Gaithersburg, Maryland, who notes the extent of the interest raised by the Volt to customers:
"The Volt is very much come to a brand new Chevrolet clientele," states Harry E. Criswell III, president and owner of Criswell Chevrolet. "We get between 10 and 15 clients per week considering seriously to acquire a Volt. Many of them now have a car of a competing brand, but now they put Chevrolet on their shopping list because of the Volt. "
The interest of consumers has also been sharpened by rain price and numerous awards recue What the Volt, such as:
* Car of the Year 2011 North America
* Car of the Year 2011 Motor Trend
* Green Car of the Year 2011 by Green Car Journal
* 2011 10Best Car and Driver
* 10 Best Engines 2011 Ward's AutoWorld
* Car of the Year 2011 AUTOMOBILE Magazine
* Revolutionary Technology 2010, Popular Mechanics
"Such recognition provides customers the downstream automotive specialists credible, which is particularly important for vehicles like the Volt, bases on important technological innovations," said Rick Scheidt. "Given the number of awards the Volt has received and the number of customers interested in this technology, we believe that the Volt is the right vehicle at the right time. "
Canadians can take delivery of their 2012 Chevrolet Volt this summer, while the european guests can take the wheel of the Volt in a network of Chevrolet dealers selected at the end of 2011.
The Volt is an electric vehicle that offers a total range exceeding 600 km. The Volt can run totally gas emissions over a distance of between 40 and 80 km depending on driving conditions, the temperature and the type of roads, by using electricity stored in its lithium-ion battery of 16 kWh.
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