The Car Geek: Chevrolet Volt Concept Car Comes Back In Florida

The Car Geek

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Chevrolet Volt Concept Car Comes Back In Florida

I was extremely excited to see the Chevy Car Concept last January. I can’t even imagine how perfect the car was and General Motor Corporation promised to bring it back to the scene again. Well, the Chevy Volt Car Concept is finally going to town again revealing it’s self on the 18th to the 23rd day of October this year. But where? Where else but in South Florida.

We all had seen the first Chevy Volt Concept at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit last January. The concept car held 16 kWh lithium-ion batteries empowering 40 miles of all-electric range. Not only that, GM made it more interesting by adding few more features like an on-board “range-extender” engine as well as the generator set with is given power by gasoline or E85 which gives the car a huge range of more than 640 miles.

And to give the vehicle more interesting car parts, GM also added greener specifications like batteries and a greener engine to reduce the emission rates during the drive. Almost five percent of US car drivers are looking for quality batteries on cars because they want to save on fuel rather than spending much on it. Now, the car is handling a 110-volt/15-amp outlet when plugged.

GM needed to have 200 engineers and 25 interior and exterior designers to be able to design a great car concept like the Chevy Volt. Final production timing for the Volt is dependent on the development of lithium-ion batteries suitable for hybrid and electric vehicle applications.

The Auto Channel gave a detailed review of the said vehicle. The Chevrolet Volt Concept will be revealed at the Raleigh Hotel in Miami Beach during what is considered as the Volt’s South Florida tour.

WHEN: Thursday, October 18, 2007 7:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

One-on-one and live morning show interviews available

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Official press briefing 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Post-briefing interviews available

WHERE: The Raleigh Hotel, poolside 1775 Collins Avenue Miami Beach, FL 33139

WHO: Bob Boniface, GM Director of E-Flex Systems Design