Tuesday, February 25, 2014


Why did the farmer put a light bulb in the ground?
-He wanted to grow a power plant!
...you can laugh now.

Friday, February 7, 2014

Chevy Volt

Our Guest blogger this week is Josh Iloff
The Chevy volt has a rechargeable energy storage system comprising multiple linked modules. The Chevy volt has 149 HP (horse power). The top speed is around 100 mph. the distance you can go on just the battery power is 38 miles, the overall distance is 380 miles. The designer of the car is Bob Boniface. The car is front wheel drive. The years 2011 and 2012 the Chevy volt only on electricity could go 35 miles in 2013 it could travel up to 38 miles and in 2014 it can now travel up to 83 miles on electricity only that’s not including gas mileages. As of January 2014 the Chevy volt is the most fuel efficient car with a gasoline engine sold in the United States. The charge times vary between 10 to 12 hours. The brakes is power four-wheel vented disc with ABS; electro-hydraulic; fully regenerative to maximize energy capture; dynamic rear brake proportioning.  The generator cooling is 7.3 liters. The battery pack cooling is 7.0 liters. The gas tank is only 9.3 gallons. The oil system plus the filter can hold up to 3.5 liters.