Chevrolet Volt, The Best Green Car of The Year 2011 – Although not yet officially launched to the public, the Chevrolet Volt electric car has been named Green Car of the Year 2011 by Green Car Journal, the United States. This achievement won the first sedan “green” after defeating his rival GM Ford Fiesta, Hyundai Sonata Hybrid, Hybrid and of course the Lincoln MKZ, Nissan Leaf.
“This award confirms Chevrolet team promises to provide a practical electric vehicle,” said Joel Ewanick, Vice President of Marketing for GM. “The transformation of the Volt technology will make our industry as a leader in the new world of electric vehicles,” he added.
For GM, this achievement is recorded for the second in a row, after the first year and given to the Chevrolet Tahoe 2-Mode Hybrid. For this year, received directly by the Ewanick penganugrahan after her drive as far as 3830 miles from Detroit to Los Angeles Auto Show with the Chevrolet Volt. Volt electric car also became the first to earn this title.
“This is something that has been long awaited,” said Ron Corgan, editor and publisher of Green Car Journal, the editor of GreenCar.com. “Electric cars have been tried marketed since the 1990s has been teasing us, but without a strong business support. Changes in a decade is so shocking,” he said.