The Chevrolet Volt could charge up the drive for environmentally-friendly automobiles. This plug-in hybrid uses long-range lithium-ion batteries to deliver up to 40 miles on a charge, more than enough, according to General Motors, for 75 percent of American commuters. For longer drives, a super-efficient gasoline engine would fire up, yielding as much as 140 mpg. Right now the Chevy Volt is just a concept vehicle. Will they build it? TheCarConnection.com has the inside story.
March 2, 2007
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