Chevrolet announced its first car with support for Apple CarPlay – hybrid Volt new generation




Chevrolet has officially unveiled at the Auto Show in Detroit hybrid sedan Volt new generation. One of the main innovations is the emergence of a car support Apple CarPlay technology and voice control Apple Siri Eyes Free, which is activated by a button on the steering wheel and allows you to control most functions of the car. The model is the first in a line of General Motors, supporting automotive technology Apple.


Presentation of the updated Chevrolet Volt took place on Monday. Model exclusively on electricity can now drive 80 miles – 20 kilometers further predecessor.

The structure of the powerplant Volt new generation comprises two electric motors (45 pounds are lighter than the previous model generations) supplied lithium-ion battery and a 1.5 liter internal combustion engine is used only to charge the batteries. Engine power – 101 horsepower. Predecessor was completed with 1.4-liter unit, issuing 84 forces.

Cruising range model with a full fuel tank (33.7 liters) and fully charged batteries is 676 kilometers. At full battery recharge from a 120-volt outlet will take about 13 hours, and 240-volt – about 4.5 hours.


For multimedia complex updated Chevrolet Volt can be connected smartphones iPhone lines 6 and iPhone 5. Siri allows you to dial a voice SMS-messages, define the route navigation software smartphone and many of its applications. The system also allows you to display the weather forecast and information about the situation on the roads, view pages in social networks, in particular Facebook and Twitter, as well as search for the nearest hotels, restaurants, parks and petrol stations.

The development and launch of “Volta” next-generation Chevrolet production company spent $ 435 million.

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