GM releases full details on the Chevrolet Volt
To commemorate General Motors' 110th birthday, the American manufacturer has lifted the veil on the much anticipated Chevrolet Volt. The Chevrolet Volt is powered by an electric engine producing 150 hp and 370 lb-ft of torque. The energy required to power the engine is accumulated by lithium-ion batteries. This drive train allows the Volt to reach a top speed of 160 km/h and to travel 64 km in electric mode.