Chevy Volt wins Green Car of the Year award…again.
The new-generation Chevrolet Volt has beaten a strong field of finalists to be awarded the coveted Green Car of the Year title.
The Chevy Volt, which was withdrawn from the Australian market (sold here as a Holden Volt) earlier in the year, was named 2016 Green Car of the Year by Green Car Journal at the Los Angeles Auto Show this morning. This is the second time the Volt has won the award after also taking it out back in 2010.
Green Car Journal praised the Volt’s increased range, all-new propulsion system and bold design. This was enough to allow the Chevy plug-in hybrid to beat home fellow finalists - the Audi A3 e-tron, Honda Civic, Hyundai Sonata and Toyota Prius to take the award.
Ron Cogan, editor and publisher of Green Car Journal, said the Volt was a worthy winner.
“Chevrolet’s all-new Volt is a milestone, building on an already-technologically advanced ‘green’ car and delivering what buyers have longed for, including an impressive 53-mile driving range on a single charge,”
“A visually appealing design, increased five-passenger seating, and an array of on-board electronics combine with the Volt’s inherent efficiencies to make the 2016 Chevrolet Volt a real winner.”