http://insideevs.com - The Chevrolet Volt’s fancier cousin has arrived in China and Buick says it can go up to 72 miles on battery power alone. Of course, that 72-mile figure in on China’s more optimistic testing cycle, so expect real-world electric range to more more Volt-like at 53 miles or so.
http://www.leftlanenews.com - Buick's new Velite 5 broke cover during the Shanghai Auto Show. The plug-in hatchback is essentially a Chevrolet Volt with a Buick-specific design.
http://www.motortrend.com - At the 2017 Shanghai auto show, Buick introduced the Velite 5, a rebadged Chevrolet Volt made specifically for the Chinese market. Featuring the same Voltec powertrain as in the Volt that combines two electric motors, a T-shaped lithium-ion battery mounted low, an electronically variable automatic transmission, and a 1.5-liter I-4 that serves as a range extender, Buick says the Velite 5 can travel up to 116 kilometers (72 miles) in EV mode or 768 kilometers (477 miles) with a full charge and a full tank of gas.
http://www.carscoops.com - Buick has used the Shanghai Auto Show to introduce the all-new Velite 5.
http://www.reuters.com - GM said on Tuesday it would offer a 36,000 yuan ($5,233) discount to Chinese buyers on its Buick Velite plug-in hybrid car when it goes on sale in the country later this year.
https://www.carnewschina.com - A leaked photo of the upcoming Buick Velite 5, it will debut on next month’s Shanghai Auto Show and launch on the Chinese car market in Q3. The Velite 5 is a variant of the Chevrolet Volt with a different front and rear, manufactured in China by the Shanghai-GM joint venture.
http://insideevs.com - Buick Velite 5 Leaked Photo Confirms It’s A Chevy Volt For China The design has gone through some mild updates at the front, but nothing to write home about. Well, that didn’t take too long.
http://www.motorauthority.com - Buick will soon add an extended-range electric car to its lineup in China.
http://www.autoblog.com - The Velite 5's 1.5-liter engine and lithium ion battery pack provide up to 466 miles of range, with the first 62 miles or so coming on battery power alone. That's more range than Chevy quotes for the Volt, so we're not sure what methodology Buick is using to calculate mileage. Still, even if it's more like the Volt's estimated range of 53 real-world miles, it would be enough for many Chinese drivers to avoid the gas station altogether.
http://www.motortrend.com - Buick in China is getting a version of the Chevrolet Volt extended-range EV called the Velite 5. The car will be the brand’s first EREV when it launches soon in the emerging market.