Can charging an electric car cause a disruption in your neighborhood’s power distribution? For a few Canadians, the answer is yes. Continue Reading...
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Expect the number of fuel efficient vehicles offered by General Motors grow in the next four years. Continue Reading...
The Chevrolet Volt is at an odd crossroads for sales, with the Nissan Leaf dropping its price significantly to be more competitive and other more compelling PHEVs reaching the market. Continue Reading...
Nissan took the hack-and-slash route with its Leaf Electric car, cutting prices dramatically with increased sales numbers in mind. Continue Reading...
A Chevrolet Volt owner is claiming to have experienced unintended acceleration during highway driving in his range-extended electric car. Continue Reading...
There’s a problem with the Chevy Volt says General Motors CEO Dan Akerson; the American automaker is losing money on every one of them. That, however, will change with the second-generation model, he says, as will the price which could drop by as much as $10,000. Continue Reading...
The Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive just made its world debut at the New York International Auto Show. It’s an ohm-inous reveal, especially for died-in-the-mohair enthusiasts who will no doubt find the car re-volt-ing and have amp-le things to complain about. Continue Reading...
Electric cars… Are they a silent killer? Lawmakers worry that they might be, but the solution has some automakers up in arms. Continue Reading...
As automakers continue to strive towards improving fuel economy across its lineup, General Motors is considering a smaller, lighter-weight three-cylinder engine for its Chevrolet Volt and Cadillac ELR models. Continue Reading...
It’s no secret Fisker Automotive is in trouble. The maker of premium electric cars is clinging to life by its fingernails. One more setback could send them plummeting into the fiery abyss of financial ruin. Still, even if they roll snake eyes the firm’s founder has more than a few thoughts on what future transportation… Continue Reading...
The Chinese are running at redline to develop, improve and promote their domestic automotive industry. Brands like FAW, Chang’an Motors and SAIC may be totally obscure to the typical American car buyer, but they may become household names in just a few years. One company that’s pushing hard is the GAC group. Continue Reading...
Thanks to additional costs for services and repairs, some Chevy dealers are choosing not to carry the Volt. Continue Reading...
Indianapolis plans to swap all its city-use sedans for electrified cars according to a new order signed by mayor Greg Ballard. Continue Reading...
Collectively, Chevrolet claims that owners of Volt range-extended EVs have driven over 100 million miles on nothing but all-electric power. Continue Reading...
Chevrolet’s answer to the electric car problem, the Volt, faltered in sales last month, dropping to roughly half the volume seen in September and October. Continue Reading...
Sporty, aggressive and imposing aren’t words many people would associate with the Chevrolet Volt, but the brand might borrow cues from its European subsidiary, Opel, for the car’s next generation. Continue Reading...
Roughly 4,000 Chevrolet Volts are at risk of shutting down while in motion because of a software glitch. Continue Reading...
OnStar is testing a new app that will tell Chevrolet Volt owners the energy cost associated with charging their car. Continue Reading...
There’s nothing worse in a salesman’s world than having a product almost nobody wants, which is why GM and Nissan are offering slashed lease rates on the Volt and Leaf. Continue Reading...
Electric cars are still a tough sell with consumers, but plug-in hybrids are starting to get more bites as people warm to the idea of the highly-efficient cars. Continue Reading...
Among the many things going on at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) during the course of a year, there is the very messy task of crashing car after car after car. Continue Reading...
Despite record setting sales numbers in August, the Chevrolet Volt is still losing about $49,000 on every unit sold, according to a Reuters report. Continue Reading...
The Chevrolet Volt may be enjoying improved sales over the last few months, but the American automaker is still not satisfied with the results. In hopes of getting more Volt drivers on the road, some dealerships are offering a lease special thanks to dealer incentives. Continue Reading...
The Chevrolet Volt’s extended range strategy seems to be paying off this year with sales up in the six-figure percentages while the Nissan Leaf languishes as the unpopular second choice. Continue Reading...