2019 Chevrolet Volt cuts charging times almost in half

first_img advertisement COMMENTSSHARE YOUR THOUGHTS We encourage all readers to share their views on our articles using Facebook commenting Visit our FAQ page for more information. Buy It! Princess Diana’s humble little 1981 Ford Escort is up for auction An engagement gift from Prince Charles, the car is being sold by a Princess Di “superfan” See More Videos RELATED TAGSChevroletVoltNews The Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car ever The new 2019 Chevrolet Volt electric vehicle has nearly halved the time it takes to charge its batteries, with a full recharge good for 85 km now requiring just 2.3 hours, or about two hours and twenty minutes, when using a 240-volt outlet and the proper supporting hardware.That’s thanks to a 7.2-kW charging system, standard in the Volt Premier trim and optional on the base LT (a 3.6-kW charger is standard on that spec.)The Volt returns the equivalent of 2.22 L/100 km, Chevrolet says, but comes with a range-extending gasoline generator to charge the batteries in case they’re tapped dry. When the generator’s tank is full, total range is stretched to 675 km. Trending Videos PlayThe Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car everPlay3 common new car problems (and how to prevent them) | Maintenance Advice | Driving.caPlayFinal 5 Minivan Contenders | Driving.caPlay2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge | Ministry of Interior Affairs | Driving.caPlayThe 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning is a new take on Canada’s fave truck | Driving.caPlayBuying a used Toyota Tundra? Check these 5 things first | Used Truck Advice | Driving.caPlayCanada’s most efficient trucks in 2021 | Driving.caPlay3 ways to make night driving safer and more comfortable | Advice | Driving.caPlayDriving into the Future: Sustainability and Innovation in tomorrow’s cars | Driving.ca virtual panelPlayThese spy shots get us an early glimpse of some future models | Driving.ca Trending in Canada A six-way power driver seat, digital rearview camera, and new Pacific Blue colour rounds out some of the other 2019 upgrades. The 2019 Chevrolet Volt goes on sale this fall. Also updated are the regenerative braking settings, which can now be tweaked to more efficiently capture the energy lost when slowing or stopping the car. A new Energy App also betters economy by educating drivers on how their behaviour behind the wheel affects the battery range. Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.2 2019 Chevrolet Volt ‹ Previous Next ›last_img

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