Vauxhall Ampera

This car is Vauxhall's version of the GM Volt, which is a range extended electric car providing around 40 miles electric range on battery which then switches to a petrol generator for it's electricity, providing another few hundred miles of range.

Specifications

Production Vehicle Yes
Produced From Jan 2012
Base Price (GBP)28000
Number of Seats4
Number of Doors5
0 to 60 (secs)8.5
BHP148
Electric Range (Miles)40
Total Range (Miles)350
Domestic Charge Time (Hrs)4
Fast Charge Time (Hrs) 
Swappable Battery No

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Beginner's guide - TheChargingPoint.com

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There are also 'Extended Range' electric vehicles (E-REV) like the Vauxhall Ampera, which can go even further on electric-only power - the Ampera's onboard petrol engine is only there to generate electricity when the batteries are depleted. And, of ...

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The UK's most popular plug-in hybrid and electric cars in 2018 - Motoring Research

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The UK's most popular plug-in hybrid and electric cars in 2018
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Remember the Vauxhall Ampera? It was rather good. The former European Car of the Year was there at the start of the green car revolution and featured an electric motor paired with a four-cylinder petrol engine. The range-extender offered up to 50 miles ...

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2018 Nissan Leaf beats rebadged Bolt in Euro NCAP crash testing - Autoblog (blog)

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2018 Nissan Leaf beats rebadged Bolt in Euro NCAP crash testing
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In comparison with the Chevy Bolt EV, known as the Opel or Vauxhall Ampera-e in Europe, the Leaf wins out. The Bolt/Ampera-e got four stars, and its scores of 82 percent and 73 percent for adult and child safety respectively are clearly worse. The GM ...

Opel to swap Ampera-e (aka Bolt EV) for all-electric Corsa model in 2020 - Green Car Reports

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Opel to swap Ampera-e (aka Bolt EV) for all-electric Corsa model in 2020
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It's been six months since General Motors completed the sale of its Opel division in Europe to PSA Group, the French parent of the Citroën, DS, and Peugeot brands. With the sale came licenses to run out the model life of GM-designed vehicles sold as ...

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Opel Ampera-e 2017 review - Autocar

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Opel Ampera-e 2017 review
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This is Opel's, and in a couple of years' time, Vauxhall's, new electric family car. In mainland Europe, beginning with electric-friendly Norway and followed next by Belgium, Holland and Germany, it replaces the original Ampera, of which so much was ...

Peugeot and Vauxhall owner PSA forms electric vehicle business unit - edie.net

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Peugeot and Vauxhall owner PSA forms electric vehicle business unit
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Peugeot and Vauxhall owner PSA forms electric vehicle business unit. 9 April 2018, source edie ... The new unit will be responsible for delivering the EV strategy for PAS's five car brands, Peugeot, Citroën, DS, Opel and Vauxhall. PSA said the move was ...

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Exclusive - PSA seeks Opel refund from GM over CO2 emissions - Reuters

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Exclusive - PSA seeks Opel refund from GM over CO2 emissions
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Under PSA, Opel has already suspended Norwegian sales of the Ampera-e - which account for most of the model's 1,500 deliveries to date - and increased European pricing by as much as 5,700 euros. Paris-based PSA may struggle to convince GM's ...
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Opel plans to build an electric Corsa as Chevy Bolt EV deal with GM isn't working out - Electrek

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Opel plans to build an electric Corsa as Chevy Bolt EV deal with GM isn't working out
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The Chevy Bolt EV came to Europe as the Opel Ampera E around the same time that GM sold its European operation to PSA. The change affected the rollout of the electric vehicle in Europe, but Opel announced this week that it is bringing an electric Corsa ...
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Fully electric Vauxhall Corsa confirmed for 2019Car Keys

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Opel To Dealers: Stop Selling The Ampera-E, We Have Too Many Orders - InsideEVs

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Opel To Dealers: Stop Selling The Ampera-E, We Have Too Many Orders
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The Opel Ampera-e (aka the Chevrolet Bolt EV in North America) is one of the best electric vehicle values to be found on the European market today … but the availability of the inexpensive, long range EV (383 km/238 miles real world/EPA range) in the ...
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