Chevrolet Volt

Chevrolet Volt

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According to a report in the Detroit Free Press, engineers developing a lithium ion battery system for the car have been driving a rough prototype models as part of the development program. The disclosure came in testimony before a Congressional committee last week by David Vieau, chief executive officer of A123 Systems. His company is developing lithium ion batteries designed to be used in the Volt. A General Motors spokesman, Brian Corbett, stated that the Volts currently being driven (...)
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H2 Daily, a website devoted to daily reporting of hydrogen fuel cell advances, is reporting that General Motors “was all set and ready for production” of the Chevrolet Volt “when GM decided to take another look at” the Volt and delay production so that it could use “a newly developed 5th generation hydrogen fuel cell. The fuel cell promises absolutely no tailpipe emissions ever.” According to the website, the “Volt Fuel Cell is identical in every external way to the Volt Extended Range Vehicle (...)
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Only two days ago, General Motors announced that it had given contracts to two suppliers for further research on lithium ion batteries, the batteries required for production of the Chevrolet Volt. Yet, at almost the same time, GM leaked the timetable for the Volt as 2015, five years behind the schedule which had been rumored. Now comes a new development. Technology Review, a website from MIT, has published an article claiming that GM has conquored the battery problems which have stymied (...)

The Chevrolet Volt concept sedan, powered by the E-flex System – GM’s next-generation electric propulsion system – could nearly eliminate trips to the gas station.


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