BI-FUEL CHEVROLET IMPALA

| 2013-10-26 | 0 Comments

General Motors will build a Chevrolet Impala sedan for retail and fleet customers that operates on either gasoline or compressed natural gas (CNG).

Chevrolet_Impala_CNG_1It is the only manufacturer-produced full-size bi-fuel sedan and expected to go on sale next summer as a 2015 model. GM Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson announced the car during remarks at an energy summit marking the 40th anniversary of the OPEC Oil Embargo. He said the bi-fuel Impala is an example of using affordable technology to reduce oil consumption and save consumers money at the pump.

Chevrolet_Impala_CNG_2Natural gas is a cleaner-burning transportation fuel compared to petroleum products, and costs significantly less than gasoline at current prices. CNG vehicles typically have 20 percent fewer greenhouse gas emissions than gasoline-powered cars, according to the California Air Resources Board.

Chevrolet_Impala_3The Chevrolet Impala bi-fuel sedan features a factory-engineered and fully warranted powertrain that switches seamlessly from CNG to gasoline. Total range is expected to be up to 500 miles.

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