Tag Archives: Driving modes

Long inclines at high speeds on generator electricity – we wanted to test this driving condition on the road. The USA, where the Ampera team already checked off a lot of testing points, is out of the question for this. … Continue reading

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During our “100 per cent drive” through the USA, I was constantly reminded how enthusiastic Americans can be. Our visit to Sunset Boulevard, which is, of course, an essential part of any trip to LA, is a good example. Even … Continue reading

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Travelling pioneers – that’s exactly what we felt like during our “100 percent drive” with the Opel Ampera through the “Golden State” of California. Participants from management and from the driving dynamics, acoustics, drivetrain, air conditioning and control systems teams … Continue reading

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There is lots of talk about “City mode” here on the blog, at the Geneva Motor Show as well as in Adam Opel Haus and the ITDC. The City mode starts up the gasoline generator and maintains the battery’s state … Continue reading

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Optimally tuning a car with a combustion engine to various driving cycles and application ranges is daily routine at Opel’s Technical Development Center. We also have extensive experience in fuel cell and electric vehicles. But daily routine quickly goes out … Continue reading

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