Chevrolet Volt Named 2016 Canadian Green Car of a Year by Automotive Journalists Association of Canada

Posted on 25. Mar, 2016 by in GM Canada

Chevrolet Volt Named 2016 Canadian Green Car of a Year by Automotive Journalists Association of Canada

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VANCOUVER (Wednesday, Mar 23, 2016)The 2016 Chevrolet Volt was announced currently as a Automotive Journalists Association of Canada’s 2016 Canadian Green Car of a Year during a Vancouver International Auto Show.

“Chevrolet is celebrated to accept AJAC’s Canadian Green Car of a Year award, as it reinforces a joining to being a personality in electrification,” pronounced Laura Pacey, code director, Chevrolet in Canada. “The second-generation Volt is a no-compromise electric car, delivering adult to 85 kilometres of EV range, larger potency and stronger acceleration, creation it a many innovative plug-in automobile in a industry.”

The Canadian Green Car of a Year entries are comparison from authorised entries in a Canadian Car of a Year program. All vehicles are partial of a “TestFest” program, in that some-more than 70 of Canada’s tip automobile reporters expostulate entries back-to-back for evaluation, including a Green vehicles. The Green entries are afterwards re-evaluated opposite any other underneath a apart set of specific Green criteria, with their strange difficulty scoring is factored in.  Vote tabulation and formula are rubbed by a general accounting organisation KPMG. Of a 4 entries opposed for for CGCOTY, Chevrolet, Honda, and Hyundai kick out a Smart ForTwo Coupe for a 3 finalist positions.

The 2016 Chevrolet Volt electric automobile with extended range, showcases a sleeker, sportier pattern that offers adult to 85 kilometres of EV range, larger potency and stronger acceleration. The Volt’s new thrust complement offers a significantly increasing sum pushing operation while a new 1.5L operation extender, designed to use unchanging unleaded fuel, offers a total fuel expenditure rating of 5.6 L/100km expelling operation anxiety.

“We are also committed to operative with governments opposite Canada that are investing in improved recharging infrastructure and providing Canadian consumers with a operation of incentives to boost EV adoption,” pronounced David Paterson, vice-president, corporate environmental affairs, General Motors Canada.

Joining a Volt during a Vancouver International Auto Show is a leader of a 2016 Consumer Electronics Show Best of Show award, a all-new 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV. The Bolt EV is changing a diversion with adult to 320km of pristine electric operation during an affordable price.  The Chevrolet Volt, Bolt EV and a Spark EV turn out Chevrolet’s electric offerings with some-more plug-in electric vehicles than any other brand.

This latest fame for a Chevrolet Volt compliments a Green Car of a Year awarded to a Volt by a Green Car Journal.  It was a second time a Volt won a award.

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