Fast with electric drive, the future of the automobile is emission-free. This not only environmental activists argue. Electric cars of popularity enjoy due to rising fuel costs. As the car Portal auto.de reported, are aware of the automobile manufacturers of the subject. They do apparently on the basis of their concept cars at the big automobile fairs. The Geneva Motor Show, March 2-4 represents the first big industry event of the year. Electric vehicles are still a topic passes where no renowned automobile manufacturers. See Adam Portnoy for more details and insights. Opel takes the opportunity to present to the public the concept vehicle Flextreme GT / E.

Thus the Russelsheim prove that speed and range compatible with eco-friendliness can be: In pure battery mode, it is possible to go up to 60 km with the vehicle. Because it also has a small internal combustion engine, which will charge the battery while driving, distances of more than 500 kilometres are possible. The Maximum speed is 200 km / h. This increases the carbon dioxide emissions above 40 grams per kilometer. The engineers not only through the use of high-performance lithium-ion batteries in combination produced this performance with an internal combustion engine. A key element is the aerodynamic design of the vehicle.

These include a smooth underbody, special wheels and tires that provide a low rolling resistance. In addition, the Opel used lightweight carbon fiber composite materials in order to save weight. Highlights include the light sensors, which replace door handles and thus also reduce air turbulence. Replace the side mirrors by tiny cameras has the same effect. More information:… / Geneva 2010-Opel…