Buick Velite Hybird Concept To Make Global Debut At Guangzhou Auto Show In China

Posted: Nov 8 2016, 11:02am CST | by , in Cars & Vehicles


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Buick Velite Hybird Concept to Make Global Debut at Guangzhou Auto Show in China

Buick Velite is supposed to be a car like that of Volt

The new concept car Buick Velite by General Motors is going to make its debut in China at the Guangzhou Auto Show. It will be considered as the global debut of this plug in car by GM.

According to GM, this car will provide an example of the upcoming models which will be launched under the Buick Blue new energy vehicle strategy.

It is being said that Buick Velite is actually a variant takes its inspiration from none other than famous Chevy Volt. However GM has denied the speculation and has maintained the stance that Buick Velite is unique on its own.

The General Motors, spokespersons have not taken the name of Volt in any media processing’s. They have only used words like “high performance” plug in hybrid vehicle for this car.

General Motors won’t use the “PHEV” descriptor for Volt, thus it will make Buick Velite more like that of a Cadillac CT6 PHEV. This concept was developed by Pan Asian Technical Automotive Center (PATAC) which is a coordination between GM and Shanghai based SAIC.

General Motors had introduced the concept for the first time in 2004 at the New York Auto Show. The name Buick Velite was then used for a concept of convertible. However nor this name has been given to the plug in hybrid.

The name was also used for convertible which was finalized to be a variant of Opel Cascada in the year 2014. It is a four seat convertible and is actually a US model.

The second generation of Volt is supposed to get a lot of attention in US. A total of 18,500 units have been sold recently of the car. It is predicted that the company is off to increase its range by around 50 miles in the next update.

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