UPDATE: the lifelong fuel consumption of this particular car was 2.8L/100k. This figure consists ONLY of the time the petrol engine was running, not the total number of kilometres. For a change the fuel figures have not been hugely exaggerated. We used about 0.5L over 400k’s. Not too shabby I sat … Continue reading Holden Volt: A Bright Spark In A Sea Of Beige
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On the left hand side of the boot is the charging unit you’ll be using at home The Above units are the kind you’ll find in public charging stations. PPSSSST I picked up the shiny new Holden Volt today and thought I’d share first impressions with you. Nice on the road. Decent acceleration. … Continue reading Holden Volt Sparks Interest.
Holden has today announced Better Place as its preferred partner for renewable energy and faster charging solutions for the long range Holden Volt electric car. Better Place will develop a number of membership packages for Volt customers including the installation of a ‘Charge Spot’ unit at home or work, and zero emissions charging … Continue reading Holden To Partner Low Emissions Charging For Volt Owners
Video presentation here Sunday the 11th saw the heavens open with a storm that would make Thor himself feel right at home. But we Sydneysiders are made of sterner stuff than that so the storm failed to dampen the excitement which built as we once again entered the historic Sydney Town Hall, through the vestibule … Continue reading Clover Moore: Pro green, Pro TriGen and most importantly, Pro WHEELS
The first fleet of Holden Volts have been revealed to media at a special event today in Sydney, ahead of its market introduction late in 2012. Federal Minister for Transport and Infrastructure, the Hon. Anthony Albanese MP, the Lord Mayor of Sydney, Clover Moore MP and the Ambassador for the United States of America, his … Continue reading The Holden Volt Charges into Australia: Clover Moore and guests the first to drive Holden’s new electric car
World’s first mass-produced electric vehicle with extended range provides a total range of more than 500 kilometres depending on temperature, terrain and driving technique Revolutionary Voltec propulsion system delivers between 60 and 80 kilometres of electric driving (depending on temperature, terrain and driving technique) with a long-life, 16-kWh lithium-ion battery and 111-kW electric drive unit; … Continue reading Holden Volt:
December 9 2011 Voltec Electric Drive System Overview Exceeding customer expectations was top of mind for the Volt engineers as they developed the Voltec electric drive system. Since Volt is the industry’s first electric vehicle with extended-range capability, the team focused on delivering the most efficient, yet fun-to-drive experience in both electric and extended-range operation. … Continue reading Holden Volt: Overview
The first Holden Volt has landed in Australia and has been revealed to employees at a special event held at Holden headquarters today. This first cutting-edge Holden Volt vehicle arrived into Australia from the United States and is a left-hand drive model that has been adapted for use by the engineering team to begin … Continue reading The Holden Volt has Landed!