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GM Is Serious About Electric Cars, Despite Grumbling By Advocates

GM Is Serious About Electric Cars, Despite Grumbling By Advocates

Sometimes memories are short. Electric-car advocates often forget that it took seven years from the first Toyota Prius hybrid, launched in Japan in 1997, until sales of the second-generation Prius started to grow in global markets. Now, General Motors appears to be the subject of suspicion and... read more

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2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel, test drive in Hell, Michigan

Diesel Vs Electric Chevrolet: Cruze Diesel Vs Volt Sales In 2013

This year, 2014, is going to be the big test for diesel engines in U.S. passenger vehicles. It's the first full year in which two popular cars--the Chevrolet Cruze compact... read more January 16, 2014 by 


 
2013 Chevrolet Volt  -  Driven, December 2012

Chevy Volt's Next Range Extender: New Opel 1.0-Liter Three-Cylinder Engine?

It's been rumored for a while that the next-generation Chevy Volt electric car would get a new, smaller, three-cylinder engine as a range extender. Now we've seen what that... read more September 15, 2013 by 


 
Chevy Volt recharging on the street in Cambridge, MA   [photos: John C. Briggs]

Electric-Car Drivers Charge Anywhere; Check Out These Photos!

Plugging in your electric car to recharge the battery is simple if you have your own garage, carport, or driveway. If you park on the street, it's a little harder; there just... read more September 6, 2013 by 


 
2014 Chevrolet Volt

2014 Chevrolet Volt Price Cut By $5,000, To $34,995

The 2014 Chevrolet Volt electric car will carry a base price of $34,995, a cut of $5,000 from the 2013 model. That price includes an $810 destination fee, but not any... read more August 5, 2013 by  108


 
2013 Chevrolet Volt  -  Driven, December 2012

Chevrolet Volt: Range-Extended Electric Car Ultimate Guide

The Chevrolet Volt range-extended electric car has been on sale for over two years now. At the moment, the Chevy Volt is fairly unique in the plug-in car market, in that it's... read more July 24, 2013 by  27


 
2012 Chevrolet Volt

2012 Chevrolet Volts--Just Four--Recalled For Brake Valve Glitch

It just may be the most minimal safety recall in history. General Motors said yesterday it would recall precisely four 2012 Chevrolet Volt range-extended electric cars to fix... read more June 28, 2013 by  2


 
2013 Chevrolet Volt  -  Driven, December 2012

Electric-Car Price War Heats Up: Chevy Volt $5,000 Cash Back

Last month, the Nissan Leaf passed the Chevrolet Volt to take this year's top spot among plug-in electric cars for sale. Now Chevy is fighting back. It announced that it will... read more June 11, 2013 by  34


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt and 2013 Tesla Model S [photo: David Noland]

Tesla Model S Vs Chevy Volt: Owner Compares Electric Cars

I've been leasing a 2011 Chevrolet Volt for almost two years now. And about three months ago, I took delivery of a 2013 Tesla Model S, the 60-kWh version. So I've gotten an... read more May 16, 2013 by  63


 
2014 Cadillac ELR

Buyer's Guide: 2014 Plug-In Hybrids From Toyota, Ford, Honda & More

Not all plug-in electric cars rely on battery power alone; some also have gasoline engines as backups, for longer range or more power. Last year, we identified six plug-in... read more May 7, 2013 by  7


 
2013 Chevrolet Volt  -  Driven, December 2012

Next Chevy Volt $10,000 Cheaper To Build, Profitable For GM?

Here and there, a few little tidbits about the next-generation Chevrolet Volt electric car are starting to leak out. The latest comes from GM CEO Dan Akerson, who told the... read more May 2, 2013 by  30


 
2013 Chevrolet Volt  -  Driven, December 2012

2016 Chevrolet Volt To Get Three-Cylinder Range Extender: Report

Range-extended electric cars are a great idea, mixing clean electric running for the majority of drivers' commutes, with an extra few hundred miles of gasoline running for... read more March 18, 2013 by  14


 
2013 Chevrolet Volt  -  Driven, December 2012

2016 Chevrolet Volt To Have Lower Electric Range, 30 Miles Or Less?

News Flash: The next Chevy Volt will have less electric range than the current one, perhaps no more than 18 to 30 miles. Or perhaps not. We suspect that a comment by Thomas... read more March 6, 2013 by  23


 
Frame from Holden Volt "The Power of $2.50" TV ad, Australia, 2013

Would You Like To Buy A Tank Of Gas For $2.50? (Video)

Suppose you went to the gas station, filled up your car or SUV, and then the pump said you had to go inside to pay. And suppose that even though your total was $40 or $50... read more March 5, 2013 by  23


 
2014 Cadillac ELR winter testing

2014 Cadillac ELR: Volt-Based Luxury Coupe Winter Testing Video

Winter testing is a vital part of developing a new car. Just as cars are expected to perform in the hottest conditions and face testing in arid places like Death Valley... read more February 12, 2013 by  1


 
GM engineer fits structural reinforcement to distribute crash energy away from Chevy Volt battery.

Does $5K Tool Really Cause Chevy Dealers To Drop Volt Electric Car?

If you were a car dealer, would you decide not to sell a plug-in electric car because you had to buy a $5,000 tool to service it? We didn't think so. Late last year, trade... read more February 5, 2013 by  23


 
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