Chevrolet Volt – Green Car of the Year 2011
The 2011 Chevrolet Volt became the first electric car to be chosen as the Green Car of the Year 2011. Chevrolet Volt received this honor at the Los Angeles Auto Show, which is held every year by the Green Car Journal. The 2011 Chevrolet Volt electric car was chosen as the electric car of the year by an eminent jury, which consisted of the editors of Green Car Journal, Jean Michel President of Ocean Futures Society, Carl Pope Chairman of Sierra Club, and the host of Tonight Show Jay Leno, who happens to be a big fan of cars.
So what makes 2011 Chevrolet Volt, run on electricity a green car? The following two features contribute in this direction,
- It can run up to 40 Km on electricity before the backup gas engine comes into play
- The car has a special backup engine, which never lets you run out of electric power. The driver may not have any kind of fear in this regard.
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