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There has been much media attention over the new all electric Chevy Volt. And now, the Volt has officially arrived in America. Chevrolet started rolling the first Volts off the assembly line and onto car haulers on Dec. 13, sending them off to anxious customers who have been waiting months for their electric car, or advanced hybrid or whatever you like to call the Volt.

The five-door compact hatchback 2011 Chevrolet Volt is GM’s first electric car. It provides 40 miles of battery range, plus a further 300 miles from a gasoline engine-generator that sends power directly to the car’s motor. It represents a major advance over gasoline-electric hybrids like the Toyota Prius, and its major competition is likely to be the Nissan Leaf.

The Volt was unveiled—to wide public acclaim—as a concept car at the 2007 Detroit Auto Show. Only 10,000 or so will be built for the 2011 model year, and perhaps 60,000 a year thereafter. It uses some of the same mechanical elements as the upcoming Chevrolet Cruze compact sedan, but only the Volt has a lithium-ion battery pack located in the tunnel between the front seats and extending under the rear seat. It drives entirely like a “normal car,” although without any transmission shifting noises, and like most electric cars, its acceleration from a stop is brisk and continuous. So for those who have been waiting months, even years, to get their hands on a Volt, the time may be very near.

original source - http://reedmantoll.us/2010/12/chevy-...ed-in-the-u-s/
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