2 01, 2013

Holden Volt: A Bright Spark In A Sea Of Beige

By |2017-03-10T15:11:49+10:00January 2nd, 2013|Electric Vehicles, Gay cars fit for a queen?, Holden Reviews, Hybrid|0 Comments

    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 down to write of my [...]

10 12, 2012

Holden Volt Sparks Interest.

By |2017-03-10T15:12:05+10:00December 10th, 2012|Holden Reviews|0 Comments

  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. Eerily quiet. Menu system is [...]

10 07, 2012

Holden To Partner Low Emissions Charging For Volt Owners

By |2012-07-10T09:27:25+10:00July 10th, 2012|Gay Car News|6 Comments

    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  provided through the purchase of [...]

12 12, 2011

Clover Moore: Pro green, Pro TriGen and most importantly, Pro WHEELS

By |2011-12-12T15:24:16+10:00December 12th, 2011|Gay Car News, Sydney Australia|3 Comments

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 (noted as one of the [...]

9 12, 2011

The Holden Volt Charges into Australia: Clover Moore and guests the first to drive Holden’s new electric car

By |2011-12-09T17:50:33+10:00December 9th, 2011|Gay Car News|1 Comment

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 Excellency Jeffrey Bleich were handed [...]

9 12, 2011

Holden Volt:

By |2011-12-09T17:43:00+10:00December 9th, 2011|Gay Car News|0 Comments

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; additional range provided by onboard [...]

9 12, 2011

Holden Volt: Overview

By |2011-12-09T17:30:41+10:00December 9th, 2011|Gay Car News|0 Comments

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.    Unlike most battery electric [...]

15 11, 2011

The Holden Volt has Landed!

By |2011-11-15T15:16:16+10:00November 15th, 2011|Gay Car News|0 Comments

  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 in-country validation and verification. The [...]