General Motors announced Opel Ampera electric car which based at electric propulsion technology, called Voltec, that allows the car to run exclusively on lithium-ion string nation emotional via a model 230v exit for up to 60 km (37 miles). For longer distances, the car will stay to drive on electricity a small home combustion generated that engine. The new Ampera will be revealed at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show in March.
“With the Ampera, Opel will be the first European automobile manufacturer to offer customers numerous hundred kilometers of non-prohibit thrilling energetic,” said Alain Visser, GM Europe Chief Marketing Officer.
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While Opel did not make any references to the Chevy Volt, judging by the mechanical and styling similarities between the two cars as seen in this tease sketch, and winning into consideration a prior account from GM Europe‘s president, Carl Peter Forster, who openly admitted that Opel will bare an electric vehicle derived directly from the Volt, we think that it wouldn’t be too farfetched to champion that the two cars are if not utterly, closely allied.