How the Chevy Volt works – Click above to watch the video after the break

Modern cars and trucks are nothing if not complicated pieces of machinery, and that's doubly true of hybrid vehicles. You can bet that the 2011 Chevrolet Volt will set a new standard in high-tech gadgetry and computing tech on four wheels, so it's not terribly surprising that General Motors has seen fit to release a video explaining it all using easy-to-understand graphics and animation.

There isn't anything contained herein that our regular readers don't already know, but for the average person sifting through millions of YouTube videos looking for something interesting to gaze at, this clip could be very helpful. Plus, the next time somebody asks you what the deal is with the Chevy Volt, you can simply direct them to the video after the break. Easy as pie!


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[Source: General Motors via YouTube]