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GM: electric car with a range of 322 km

Here we are not talking of the Chevrolet Volt extended range thanks to its small atmospheric engine that is used to generate electricity, but a fully electric technology. This is what Dan Akerson STATED quite recently, the head of American giant, at a conference on alternative energy sources.

In fact, the manufacturer is working on two technologies, which should allow a car to have a series of self-161, or even of 322 km, twice. To do this, we rely on technological innovations in development, some of which primarily affect a high performance batteries.

We also learned that GM was given a target of 500,000 vehicles market has electric or low-emission engines by 2017. Moreover, it will reduce by 15% the weight of vehicles.

According to data from General Motors, a manufacturer that reduces by 10% the average weight of its fleet can benefit a gain of 6.5% on the overall fuel consumption of its different vehicles.

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Chevrolet will soon offer all electric version of its small engine Spark, whose autonomy should be around 125 km.

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