Chevrolet Reveals All-New 2016 Volt, Bolt EV Concept and Canadian Built 2016 Equinox in Toronto
TORONTO (Thursday, Feb 12, 2015) – Today during a Canadian International Auto Show, Chevrolet introduced a all-new 2016 Volt EREV, a diversion changing Bolt EV Concept and a Canadian built, 2016 Equinox crossover.
“It’s an sparkling and pivotal time for a company, for a industry, and for Chevrolet as we continue a product descent with 5 new Chevrolet product introductions slated for 2015,” pronounced Bob McClelland, code executive for Chevrolet in Canada. “By a finish of this year, over 90-percent of a Canadian Chevrolet lineup will be all-new or significantly updated compared to only 4 years ago.”
The all-new 2016 Volt electric automobile offers extended range, while showcasing a sleeker, sportier pattern that offers adult to 80 kilometres of EV range, with larger potency and stronger acceleration. The Volt’s new thrust complement will offer a significantly increasing sum pushing range.
The 2016 Chevrolet Volt’s record and operation advancements are complemented by a pattern that blends sculpted, robust proportions with aerodynamic efficiency, and an all-new interior with seating for 5 and softened functionality. Everything from charging a battery and checking a assign status, to a intuitiveness of instrument row controls were designed for easier use. With some of that growth work finished right here in Canada during a Oshawa Engineering and Innovation Centre and cold continue contrast in Kapuskasing, Ontario.
A new two-motor expostulate section is adult to 12 percent some-more fit and 45 kg (100 pounds) lighter than a first-generation expostulate unit, enabling 19 percent stronger zero-to-48 km/h acceleration. The battery ability has increasing to 18.4 kWh regulating 192 cells (96 fewer than stream generation) with weight reduced by some-more than 9 kilograms. The Regen on Demand™ underline enables motorist control of appetite metamorphosis around a accessible paddle on a behind of a steering wheel.
Chevrolet is creation a poignant matter on a joining to foundation with a introduction of a Bolt EV judgment – a prophesy for an affordable, long-range all-electric automobile designed to offer some-more than 300 kilometres of operation starting around $30,000 USD.
The Bolt EV judgment is a game-changing electric automobile designed for attainability, not exclusivity. Leveraging a foundation bravery determined by Volt and Spark EV, a Bolt EV judgment is designed to offer long-range opening in a U.S., Canada and many tellurian markets.
Drivers will be means to name handling modes designed around elite pushing styles such as daily travelling and energetic weekend cruising, for formidable electric driving. The modes adjust accelerator pedal mapping, automobile float tallness and cessation tuning. The Bolt EV judgment is also designed to support DC quick charging.
The Bolt EV judgment also pushes a pouch for crossover aesthetics. Its singular proportion, with many no front or back overhang, creates a many of interior space and was designed to emanate a ample sourroundings for 4 that feels expansive.
The 2016 Equinox – a contemporized chronicle of a renouned compress SUV. Updates embody new styling with reward accents, new circle designs and new accessible reserve features, as good as a colour touchscreen radio and a customary rear-vision camera for entry-level models.
The extended Equinox goes on sale this fall, strengthening Chevrolet’s extended competition application lineup, that includes a Traverse, a Trax tiny SUV and a redesigned 2015 Tahoe and Suburban full-size SUVs.
The Chevrolet Equinox will be built during GM’s CAMI Assembly Plant in Ingersoll, ON, a Oshawa, ON, Assembly Plant and a Spring Hill, TN, Manufacturing Plant.
About Chevrolet in Canada
Founded in 1911 in Detroit, Chevrolet is now one of a world’s largest automobile brands, doing business in some-more than 140 countries and offered some-more than 4.8 million cars and trucks a year. Chevrolet provides business with fuel-efficient vehicles that underline energetic performance, fluent pattern and high quality. More information on Chevrolet models can be found during www.chevrolet.ca, on Facebook during http://www.facebook.com/chevroletcanada or by following @ChevroletCanada on Twitter.