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...
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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...
Pathetic. That’s the only way these numbers could be described were this about any other car, and to a certain extent they still are. Continue Reading...
In spite of rising Chevrolet Volt sales, General Motors will reportedly halt production at the Detroit-Hamtramck plant that assembles them from September 17 until October 15. Continue Reading...
Timing is still unavailable for the next-generation Chevrolet Cruze’s release, but General Motors issued a press release today confirming its commitment to retool both northeast Ohio plants for the car’s continued production. Continue Reading...
The distinction between a hybrid and a range-extended hybrid is still confusing to some people, and GM’s European branch, Vauxhall, is getting in some hot water after misleading people in ads for the Ampera, sister car to the Volt. Continue Reading...
Something might be amiss in the world when bringing battery technology up to par is considered a “game changer” as GM CEO Dan Akerson described it in an employee meeting, but then again maybe not. Continue Reading...
As July’s car sales figures start to trickle in, the Chevrolet Volt continued its dominance against the Nissan Leaf for the sixth straight month in a row. Continue Reading...
All the Chevrolet Volts around the world have collectively driven more than 100 million miles, with over 60 percent of those miles driven on pure electric power. Continue Reading...
What a turnaround the Chevrolet Volt has experienced in the past few months. Continue Reading...
Nissan will be set to double sales of its Leaf plug-in hybrid this year thanks to a plant opening in Smyrna, Tenn. that will allow for 20,000 units to be delivered this fiscal year. Continue Reading...
Note: After publication this story was revised to accurately reflect the Volt’s drivetrain. Anyone thinking about switching to a Chevrolet Volt should consider waiting, at least if inside information leaked today about the 2014 model year is true. Continue Reading...
Consumers snubbed the Chevrolet Volt when it was more readily available, prompting the automaker to pare back production, but Californians are chancing their mind about the Chevy just as those decisions take hold of supply. Continue Reading...
Even though EV sales are a bit sluggish and the technology is taking some time for consumers to adopt, it appears that two of the more popular EVs and PHEVs – the Chevrolet Volt and the Nissan Leaf – are retaining much of their value on the used car market. Continue Reading...
It’s common practice for regional auto journalist associations to gather, usually once a year, and vote on which cars they like most. Continue Reading...
Ford recently announced the EPA fuel efficiency rating for its electric Focus model. Since it doesn’t burn any gasoline, the number isn’t in miles per gallon (MPG), but was given as miles per gallon gasoline equivalent, or MPGe. A new term to the automotive lexicon, it’s worth exploring exactly what MPGe means and how an… Continue Reading...