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2007 Detroit Auto Show: Review of the Chevrolet VOLT Unveiling - 3 Videos

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EDITOR'S NOTE: The embeded video on this page is a highlight and analysis of the Chevrolet VOLT concept car that was introduced earlier this week. Two additional videos, plus text stories can be be found by clicking the links at the bottom of the page.

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Bob Lutz puts a charge into the crowd with the new VOLT.

DETROIT - January 14, 2007: As automakers look to curb fuel consumption, the North American International Auto Show saw the unveiling of a new electric-powered concept car by General Motors (GM) - Chevy Volt. The Chevy Volt is a battery-powered electric vehicle that uses a gas engine to create additional electricity. The Volt can also run on E85 to deliver 150 miles-per-gallon (mpg). During the show, GM also introduced a new family of propulsion systems - the E-flex System - which is a series of vehicles that will produce energy from gasoline, ethanol, bio-diesel or hydrogen. The Volt is the first vehicle in the E-flex system.

Highlights of the Volt introduction

CLICK HERE for the complete unedited GM press conference video and story about the VOLT.

CLICK HERE for the video and information about the development of the VOLT; featuring the VOLT design team and statements by Rick Wagoner and Bob Lutz.