Buick introduces Volt-based Velite 5 extended-range electric vehicle in China
Green Car Congress
APRIL 19, 2017
The Velite 5, Buick’s first extended-range electric vehicle, made its global debut in Shanghai today. Top: Buick Velite 5. The Velite 5 offers up to 768 kilometers (477 miles) of range in extended-range mode. Its prioritized pure electric driving mode is rated in China as providing 116 kilometers (72 miles) of range. It is the latest iconic product from the brand in the new energy vehicle segment, and is based on the Chevrolet Volt.