Immediately after the end of the Chevy Volt, and kia soul cars debuts next year, Buick will release its plug-in hybrids. But this model is the unknown small SUV and it will be two hybrid system mode recently annulled by the Saturn Vue Green Line. Not hybrid versions of the new Buick will debut in 2010 with the GM 2.4-liter four-cylinder and 3.0-liter V6. Both use a six-speed automatic transmission. Meanwhile, GM Vice President Global Product Development Tom Stephens did not provide in particular, the new Buick will share the base with the Chevy Equinox and GMC Terrain future. Equinox offers four-cylinder 32 mpg (3.1 liters per 100 km) on the EPA highway cycle, and we assume that Buick will give similar results.
Hybrid version has the potential to improve fuel economy significantly. A-3, 6 liters gas engine with direct fuel injection and variable valve time coupled to an electric motor powers the wheels of vehicles before the new one. Lithium-ion battery using the same set of chemicals based on manganese as a draft of the battery voltage. Since the battery voltage, the Buick will be built by LG Chem. The Buick battery, but only have a capacity of 8 kWh, about half of the V's. Battery under the rear cargo floor. Using a 110-volt household outlet, Buick battery can be charged in four to five hours. GM has said that the test begins, the plug-in Buick traveling more than 10 miles at low speeds on electricity alone. Important details such as fuel and how all this will cost has not been released.
The announcement today shows that GM is beyond the Volt and plans to expand and plug-in line. Plug-in Buick will be sent to fleet buyers in early 2011 and soon after the retail sale.