GM has announced plans to introduce a new plug-in hybrid crossover at the 2012 North American International Auto Show.
Dave Barthmuss, the group manager for General Motors' western region, has announced a new plug-in hybrid crossover will be introduced at the 2012 North American International Auto Show.
The vehicle could be a production version of the Volt MPV5 concept. As we have previously reported, the crossover features a 16-kWh lithium-ion battery that sends power to an electric motor with 111 kW (150 hp / 152 PS) and 273 lb-ft (370 Nm) of torque. The concept only travels up to 51.5 km (32 miles) on electricity alone, but a 1.4-liter engine acting as a generator extends the range up to 482 km (300 miles).