2016 Chevrolet Volt Wins Second Green Car of a Year Award
LOS ANGELES (Thursday, Nov 19, 2015) – The Next-Generation 2016 Chevrolet Volt was awarded Green Car of a Year endowment from Green Car Journal currently during a Los Angeles Auto Show. This is a second time a Volt has won a award.
The Volt, that started nearing in dealerships this fall, also won a endowment when it debuted in 2010 as a 2011 model. Green Car Journal praised a Volt’s increasing range, all-new thrust complement and confidant design.
The Green Car of a Year endowment is dynamic by an 11-member panel, and is formed on fuel efficiency, Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board certifications, opening and affordability. Other criteria embody accessibility and accessibility.
The other finalists were a Audi A3 e-tron, Honda Civic, Hyundai Sonata and Toyota Prius.
“Chevrolet’s all-new Volt is a milestone, building on an already-technologically modernized ‘green’ automobile and delivering what buyers have longed for, including an considerable 53-mile (85 km) pushing operation on a singular charge,” pronounced Ron Cogan, editor and publisher of Green Car Journal and CarsOfChange.com.
“A visually appealing design, increasing five-passenger seating, and an array of on-board wiring mix with a Volt’s fundamental efficiencies to make a 2016 Chevrolet Volt a genuine winner,” Cogan said.
The all-new Volt delivers a pristine EV pushing operation of adult to 85 kilometres and a new 1.5L operation extender, designed to use unchanging unleaded fuel and offers a total fuel expenditure rating of 5.6 L/100kms.
“Chevrolet has prolonged stood for charity affordable and innovative foundation options for Canadians, and that is accurately what a next-generation Volt brings to a table”, pronounced Laura Pacey, Chevrolet code executive for Canada. “This approval as Green Car of a Year, is serve covenant that Chevrolet is committed to being a personality in technologically advanced, environmentally friendly, electric vehicles in Canada.”
According to eccentric surveys, Volt owners are a many confident in a industry, and 70 percent of those owners are new to General Motors.
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