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VOLT hits Australian roads at the end of 2012
Added by admin 15/4/12
Known as the Chevy VOLT in the US, this left-hand drive version is an extended range
electric vehicle. This is unlike the Toyota Prius in that the
petrol powered engine/generator only comes into play to keep the
battery pack topped up when it becomes close to being empty.
Sources say that the petrol engine never actually powers the
drive wheels directly. The cost of the E-REV, as it is known, is
still unknown, but guesses are that it may exceed $A60,000. Start
saving your "pennies" for the November/December release !