Ultimate Factories: Chevy Volt
- Genre: Special Interest-Documentary
- Release Date: 3/13/2014
The soon to be released Chevy Volt electric car just might redefine the automotive world: It can go from 0 to 60 in less than nine seconds, hit a top speed of 100 miles per hour and is good for 40 miles of zero emission, pure electric driving. National Geographic got a rare, behind the scenes look inside the preproduction factory for this revolutionary vehicle. At GMs 200,000 square foot facility outside of Detroit, Michigan a place closely guarded for fear of industrial espionage see what it takes to design, build, and assemble this car of the future. At this high tech Ultimate Factory, 18,000 parts and 1,000 hours of aerodynamic testing come together to create the Volt. And, at the heart of this revolutionary design is a 6 foot long, 400 pound battery that GM hopes will usher in a new era of automobiles.
|Run Time:||50 minutes|