Chevrolet Volt Named 2011 World Green Car

Posted on 21. Apr, 2011 by in GM Canada

NEW YORK The 2011 Chevrolet Volt was named 2011 World Green Car of a Year during a New York Auto International Auto Show.

“The preference of a Volt as a World Green Car is a serve explanation indicate of a fuel-efficient technologies that are now being offering by a Chevrolet code around a world,” pronounced Rick Scheidt, clamp boss of Chevrolet marketing. “This award, and a others that have preceded it, countenance a efforts of a growth group to build a truly conspicuous car with a intensity to renovate travel around a globe.”

The Chevrolet Volt was selected from an initial entrance list of 12 new vehicles from around a world, afterwards a shorter list of 10, afterwards 3 finalists:the Chevrolet Volt, a BMW 320d Efficient Dynamics Edition and a Nissan Leaf. The endowment is motionless by a row of tellurian automotive journalists.

To be authorised for a altogether World Car Award, a possibilities contingency turn accessible for sale on during slightest dual continents during a duration commencement Jan. 1, 2010 and finale May 30, 2011. The Chevrolet Volt will be authorised for a 2012 World Car Award as a Volt goes on sale in Europe and Asia after this year.

The World Green Car Award is a latest in a array of vital awards for a Volt, that formerly was named:

  • 2011 North American Car of a Year
  • Motor Trend 2011 Car of a Year
  • Green Car Journal 2011 Green Car of a Year
  • Car and Driver 10Best for 2011
  • Wards AutoWorld 10 Best Engines for 2011
  • Automobile Magazine 2011 Automobile of a Year
  • 2010 Breakthrough Technology, by Popular Mechanics

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About Chevrolet in Canada

Founded in 1911, Chevrolet celebrates a centennial as a tellurian automotive code with annual sales of about 4.25 million vehicles in some-more than 140 countries. From todays Cruze Eco that consumes only 4.6 L/100 km on a highway to a Volt entrance this fall, that provides adult to 80 kilometres of electric, gasoline-free pushing and an additional 500 kilometres of extended range, Chevrolet offers gas-friendly to gas-free solutions. Chevrolet provides business with fuel-efficient, protected and arguable vehicles that broach high quality, fluent design, energetic opening and value. The Chevrolet portfolio includes award-winning newcomer cars and crossovers such as Cruze, Malibu, Equinox and Traverse and a horde of new, smaller, rarely fit models to come including a all-new Orlando and Sonic (fall 2011) and Spark (2012). Chevrolet also provides iconic opening cars such as Corvette and Camaro as good as dependable, long-lasting pickups and SUVs such as Silverado and Suburban. Most new Chevrolet models offer OnStar safety, confidence and preference technologies including OnStar Hands-Free Calling, Automatic Crash Response and Stolen Vehicle Slowdown. More information per Chevrolet models can be found during www.chevrolet.ca or on Facebook during www.facebook.com/chevroletcanada.

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