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2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV: video review of 238-mile electric car

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV: video review of 238-mile electric car

From the outside, this car looks like a tall hatchback, not all that remarkable, maybe a bit bigger than some of the smallest cars around. But from the moment you open the door and get behind the wheel, it's clear that this is no ordinary Chevrolet. In fact, it's Chevrolet's first-ever electric... read more

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2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV, road test, California coastline, Sep 2016

Green Car Reports 2017 Best Car To Buy nominee: Chevy Bolt EV

The announcement of the Chevrolet Bolt concept car came like a thunderclap at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show. After unveiling the 2016 Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid, General Motors... read more October 18, 2016 by

2016 Nissan Leaf

Nissan Leaf S quietly gets 30-kwh battery upgrade, higher price

For 2016, the model year just ending, the Nissan Leaf electric car got a larger-capacity battery for all but its lowest trim level. The Leaf SV and SL models this year have... read more October 11, 2016 by

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV, road test, California coastline, Sep 2016

Chevy Bolt EV allocations: dealer in California gets electric-car update

As its new electric car gets closer to public sale, General Motors has apparently made its first allocations of 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EVs to Chevy dealers. The news comes via a... read more October 10, 2016 by

2017 BMW i3

2017 BMW i3 preview

The 2017 BMW i3 represents the first significant update of BMW's electric car since it went on sale in the U.S. back in May 2014. This mid-cycle refresh includes several... read more October 7, 2016 by

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

2017 Chevy Bolt EV review consensus: car is good, range is real

The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car isn't on sale yet, but quite a lot of useful information is already available to potential buyers. General Motors recently confirmed... read more October 4, 2016 by

2017 Chevrolet Volt

Plug-in electric car sales in Sept: Volt steady, Leaf higher

Sales of plug-in electric cars in September chugged along steadily, with consistent sales from the Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid and a stronger number for the Nissan Leaf... read more October 3, 2016 by

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV, road test, California coastline, Sep 2016

How many Chevy Bolt EVs will be sold in the U.S. in its first 12 months? Poll results

The largest number of one single battery-electric car sold in the U.S. in a single year is 30,000, the total logged in 2014 by the Nissan Leaf. (Of course, we don't know... read more September 30, 2016 by

2016 Renault Zoe electric car

Nissan electric subcompact below Leaf in future electric-car lineup?

The 2011 Nissan Leaf was the first mass-priced modern electric car when it launched in December 2010. Nissan has since sold close to a quarter of a million Leafs, and... read more September 26, 2016 by

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Chevy Bolt EV not on shared architecture, but platform name secret, GM says

The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV had a fast and unusual development process. General Motors partnered closely with Korean electronics firm LG, whose LG Chem subsidiary provided its... read more September 16, 2016 by

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV, road test, California coastline, Sep 2016

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV first drive: 240 miles in an electric car

We drove a 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car 240 miles on a single charge last week. And that was the lowest range achieved among four journalists driving four Bolt EVs... read more September 13, 2016 by

2017 Chevrolet Volt, leased by Phil Ganz of Texas

Plug-in electric car sales for August: Volt sells at twice Leaf rate (updated)

While U.S. vehicle sales last month are expected to fall overall as data rolls in, August has traditionally been a very good month for sales of plug-in electric cars. The... read more September 7, 2016 by

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Does the Chevy Bolt EV make the Chevrolet Volt irrelevant? Is that a problem?

Sometime during the last three months of this year, the first 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV will be delivered to its buyer in a blaze of flash photography and publicity. The... read more September 6, 2016 by

Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 concept, 2016 Monterey Car Week

Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 concept coupe: all-electric powertrain hints at future plans

As the famed Monterey Car Week moves into high gear today, Mercedes-Benz has unveiled a new concept car: the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6. It's not too surprising that a large... read more August 19, 2016 by

2016 Subaru Impreza 5dr Man 2.0i Grille

All-electric Subaru crossover utility vehicle coming in 2021: Japanese report

Subaru, to which auto writers often attach the adjective "quirky," has been a quiet success story in the U.S. market, which now provides almost half its global sales. The... read more August 16, 2016 by

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Chevy Bolt EV electric car for 'urban' sales: what does that mean?

Almost no U.S. car buyers sit down at their kitchen table and kick off a chat by saying, "Honey, we need to buy a city car." The only exceptions are those in a handful of... read more August 11, 2016 by


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