Electric “Roberts”, created in the XIX century, is able to travel on a single charge of 60 kilometers. The same goes hybrid produced in 2011 Chevrolet Volt, which cost more than 30 000 dollars.
115-year-old “Roberts” exists in a single copy. Thanks to the good care of the car is in excellent condition. Created in 1896, “Roberts” caught the era of competition in the auto market between electricity and gasoline. As history shows, gasoline defeated. And people have forgotten about the creation of hybrid cars until the 60-ies of XX century. It was then, and had to think about an alternative to the internal combustion engine. The reasons – environmental problems caused by motor vehicles, and the sharp rise in fuel costs due to energy crises.
Currently Chevrolet Volt is one of the most famous cars driven by electric motors. Power concept car corporation General Motors – 120 kW with a torque of 320 Nm. Mass production model began in late 2010.And in January 2011 at the Detroit Auto Show Chevrolet Volt was named the best car of the year.
Electric characterized by a lack of harmful emissions, high environmental performance and low risk of fire in case of accidents. And even in our days on this type of machine is not very high demand due to the high cost and low mileage on a single charge, many automakers still will release its models of hybrids in the future.
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