Chevrolet Volt can recharge its ecological electricity with 100%
Together with the company Bullfrog Power, General Motors can now boast to recharge the lithium-ion its Chevrolet Volt with clean energy at 100%. This means that once supplemented recharge with electricity "green" rather than conventional energy, the emission traditionally issued by the atmospheric engine are automatically eliminated.
To learn more, here is the press release issued by General Motors of Canada
The Chevrolet Volt, more ecological than ever thanks to the Bullfrog Power Edition.
A first in Canada: an electric car loaded with 100% green electricity
Toronto (Ontario), February 6, 2012 - Bullfrog Power, a Canadian supplier of energy completely ecological and Chevrolet Canada, today announced the launch of the Volt Bullfrog Power Edition Chevrolet - the first electric car in Canada powered by an energy renewable and produces no emissions. For each sale of this edition, Bullfrog Power will invest in the development of renewable energy under the EcoLogo Certified program height of the electricity that will be consumed by the vehicle for two years.
"Chevrolet has consolidated its position in the market of the electric vehicle offering the first and only electric vehicle has prolonged autonomy, and we are proud to strengthen the ecological character of the vehicle thanks to this unique partnership, has said Tom Heintzman, President of Bullfrog Power. The world needs these pioneers in environmental matter, and we applaud Chevrolet Canada to give drivers a new way to safe, reliable transportation and can not ecological. "
The Chevrolet Volt is not a hybrid vehicle. This is a unique fully electric vehicle designed and manufactured to operate in all weather conditions and displaying a range of up to 580 km. Powered 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. A petrol engine of 1.4 L increases autonomy of 500 km additional vehicle with one tank of fuel supplied to the electric drive unit, until the vehicle is charging or branch and up that refueling is done. This peculiarity distinguishes the Volt from electric vehicles which can only be used if it is possible to recharge them on the spot - for example, during a power outage or a long journey.
When the Volt is recharged with electricity "green" rather than the conventional electricity - the emission produced by the necessary petrol engines in the production of this electricity are eliminated.
Across Canada, Bullfrog Power generated by wind turbines exclusively from plants or hydroelectric power plants that have been certified as having a minor impact on the environment under Environment Canada's EcoLogo program - instead of from polluting sources like coal The oil, natural gas or nuclear energy. Bullfrog considers the request to support the development of new renewable energy plants in Canada.
"The Volt Bullfrog Power Edition Chevrolet combines mobility and independence Canadians are looking for in ecological technologies, in addition to reducing the consequences on the environment, has said Matt Crossley, Director, Canadian Technical Service, GM Canada. Our clients are committed to technologies that dramatically reduce the emissions of greenhouse gas emissions generated by driving. So, we are committed to upholding the highest standards in terms of value, safety, quality, performance and reliability. "
Besides the Volt Bullfrog Power Edition Chevrolet, Chevrolet Canada also adopted the principle of bullfrogpowering ® at its three facilities charge its registered office in Oshawa, Ontario, and at kiosks at the next international auto show of Canada will be held in Toronto from February 17 to 25, 2012 GM Canada. has also adopted the same principle at the Canadian launch of the Volt at Yonge-Dundas Square in Toronto in October 2011.
Bullfrog Power Edition Volt Chevrolet is now offered by some dealers across Canada. The additional cost to pay to obtain this special edition Volt is $ 198.00 plus applicable taxes. This is surplus to pay renewable energy that will be consumed by the average Volt for two years. Volt Bullfrog Power Edition features a special Chevrolet emblem at the back. No wiring or special equipment is required.
Current owners of a Chevrolet Volt can also recharge their vehicles using ecological electricity Bullfrog. To learn more about Volt Bullfrog Power Edition Chevrolet Chevrolet dealer contact your area, or visit the Web www.chevrolet.ca site.
About Bullfrog Power
Bullfrog Power, a provider of energy entirely ecological, offers of renewable energy solutions that enable individuals and businesses to reduce their environmental footprint and contribute to creating a cleaner, healthier world. Across Canada, Bullfrog Power generated by wind turbines exclusively from plants or hydroelectric power plants that have been certified as having a minor impact on the environment under Environment Canada's EcoLogo program - instead of from polluting sources like coal The oil, natural gas or nuclear energy. Alternative clean and renewable natural gas derived the fossil fuels, natural gas is produced in Canada Bullfrog in biogas plants which meet the stringent standards of ICF International. Thousands of homeowners and business in Canada are doing their part to mitigate climate change and reduce air pollution by switching to energy "green" produced by Bullfrog Power. Individuals and business owners can register easily and quickly www.bullfrogpower.com affordable price.
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