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Chevy Bolt EV To Be Sold In Europe As Opel Ampera-E Electric Car

Chevy Bolt EV To Be Sold In Europe As Opel Ampera-E Electric Car

When the first-generation Chevrolet Volt debuted just over five years ago, General Motors created a version for Europe called the Opel Ampera. It was essentially identical to the Volt except for styling and other cosmetic differences, something that's known in the industry as "badge engineering."... read more

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2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Is Chevy Bolt EV's Main Mission To Marginalize Tesla Electric Cars?

The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV may be the most eagerly awaited electric car since the original Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt (plus everything Tesla). Its claimed 200-mile range and... read more January 26, 2016 by

GM's Shop-Click-Drive online car-shopping program sends users to local dealers to complete the sale

GM Adds Used Cars To Online 'Shop-Click-Drive' Tool; Buyers Still Finish At Dealer

In almost every state, you can't buy a car online from its maker, owing to language in franchise laws that forbids direct sales, written at the behest of auto-dealer... read more January 25, 2016 by

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn with GM's Larry Nitz at 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV debut  [photo: Gary Lieber]

Carlos Ghosn's Face Shows Nissan's Reaction To 2017 Chevy Bolt EV

Carlos Ghosn has never really been known as a man with frequent warm and ready smiles for all comers. Under most circumstances, the man who runs not only global automaker... read more January 19, 2016 by

2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell

Honda, GM To Build Factory For Fuel-Cell Production By 2025

The cost of developing advanced zero-emission powertrains for future vehicles is substantial, even for the world's largest carmakers. Especially in hydrogen fuel-cell... read more January 18, 2016 by

General Motors Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan

Honda To Cooperate With GM On Plug-In Hybrid Technology?

Honda and General Motors may expand their cooperation on green cars, according to a report in the Japanese media. In 2013 the two automakers signed a partnership to develop... read more January 13, 2016 by

2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid launch - 2015 New York Auto Show

2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid Starts At $28,645

The 2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid will start at $28,645 when it goes on sale this spring. That price--which includes an $875 destination charge--is for the LT model, the sole... read more December 10, 2015 by

2016 Chevrolet Volt, first drive in California, July 2015

Chevy Reports It Met 2010 Carbon-Reduction Goal: 8 Million Tons

Five years ago, Chevrolet made two commitments to reduce its carbon footprint. In December 2010 it launched the first-generation Volt as part of the initial wave of... read more November 29, 2015 by

Teaser for Chevrolet Colorado hydrogen fuel-cell research vehicle

Hydrogen For Military Use: Chevy Colorado Fuel-Cell Truck

While General Motors has cut back its fuel-cell research efforts for passenger cars, it has joined forces with the U.S. Army to build a Chevrolet Colorado mid-size pickup... read more November 23, 2015 by

Chevrolet Bolt EV concept, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV: Production Version To Appear At CES

Back in January at the Detroit Auto Show, General Motors unveiled the Chevrolet Bolt EV concept, an audacious and largely unexpected 200-mile electric car. It quickly... read more November 19, 2015 by

2015 Chevrolet Spark Domino's DXP pizza delivery vehicle

Hot Pizza: Domino's DXP $25K Chevy Spark Includes Warming Oven

The typical pizza delivery vehicle usually isn't all that elaborate. More often than not, it's just an old beater with a magnetic sign stuck to the roof and some pizzas... read more October 23, 2015 by

2016 Chevrolet Cruze

2016 Chevrolet Cruze Will Add Hatchback As Well As Sedan, Following Ford, Honda

For one reason or another, U.S. buyers have never quite taken to hatchbacks the way buyers in other markets have. So when carmakers introduce new compact cars in the U.S... read more September 18, 2015 by

Chevrolet Bolt EV Concept

U.K. To Miss Out On 200-Mile Chevy Bolt EV, GM's 'Electric Car For Everyone'?

North American buyers are eagerly anticipating the debut late next year of the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV, a 200-mile subcompact electric car promised to sell for $37,500 before... read more September 18, 2015 by

2016 Cadillac ATS Sedan

2016 Cadillac Start-Stop Systems To Use Ultracapacitors To Augment Batteries

Engine start-stop systems are beginning to appear on a wider range of vehicles as carmakers seek to increase fuel economy wherever they can. In the face of tightening global... read more September 17, 2015 by

2015 GMC Yukon Denali

Next-Gen Cylinder Deactivation: V-8s Using Two Cylinders, 20 Percent MPG Boost?

Cylinder deactivation has become an important tool for squeezing better fuel economy out of larger-displacement engines. It allows engines to shut off fuel supply to some of... read more September 16, 2015 by

2014 Opel Adam S

Buick To Get Version Of Opel Adam Minicar As Range Is Renewed Over Next Few Years

Once upon a time, Buick and Opel models were sold alongside each other in U.S. dealerships. Now, it seems General Motors wants the two brands to actually share products... read more July 22, 2015 by


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