At the Geneva Motor Show in 2009, the Opel Ampera celebrated its world premiere and showed visitors the future of the car with electric drive on. The Opel Ampera car was first delivered to the purchaser in the fall of 2011, since the electric car is also available as a year and used cars. The Opel Ampera is a vehicle (16 kWh) andc travels exclusively with electricity from a lithium-ion battery, an electric motor and is recharged at any conventional 220-volt outlet again. The range of the Opel Ampera cars from enough without charging for approximately 60 km. For loading the batteries into a wall outlet should pass a maximum of 3-5 hours of work information. Advanced is the sphere of the Opel Ampera, a built-in rear gasoline engine (range extender), which feeds the batteries of electric cars when necessary and should consume according to factory specifications from 1.9 to 4.9 liters of gasoline per 100 kilometers. The Opel Ampera, a top speed of 161 km / h is possible and an effective range of more than 500 km. For the locker to 100 km / h will, thanks to a torque of 370 Nm from the state, takes just 9 seconds. The stylish body of the Ampera was designed for a perfect drag coefficient and houses in the interior seats for 4 people. Basis for the Opel Ampera is the Chevrolet Volt, which in the United States in the spring of 2011, exactly half a year earlier than the electric Opel. Thus stimulates the Opel Ampera to compete with the Toyota Prius or the Honda Insight, both of which rely on Hybrisantrieb, and to create an alternative for quasi-low-emission driving.