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Official: GM Quietly Drops Hybrid Pickups; Are SUVs Next?

Official: GM Quietly Drops Hybrid Pickups; Are SUVs Next?

GM's full-size hybrid pickups, the Chevrolet Silverado Hybrid and GMC Sierra Hybrid, for much of the time they've been on sale, have offered the highest gas mileage of any full-size truck on the U.S. market. Yet these hybrid pickups, which were introduced for the 2009 model year, have been... read more

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First 2011 Chevrolet Volt built on production tooling at Detroit Hamtramck plant, March 31, 2010

2013 Chevy Volt Production To Halt For 4 Weeks From Mid-September

Yesterday, Automotive News (subscription required) reported the news that the Detroit Hamtramck facility, where the 2013 Chevrolet Volt is made, is to pause production of the... read more August 28, 2012 by  8


 
Envia Battery Technology

GM CEO: Electric Car With 200-Mile Range Within 4 Years Possible

In the world of plug-in cars, making an affordable car with a range equal to that of a conventional gasoline car is something of a Holy Grail. According to General Motors CEO... read more August 10, 2012 by  58


 
2013 Chevrolet Volt

2013 Chevrolet Volt: Already At Dealers (If You’re Lucky)

Sometimes, automakers mark the switch between one model year and the next with some pomp and ceremony, especially if the new model year is significantly better than the... read more July 24, 2012 by  15


 
Volt Line Director Tony Posawatz

Tony Posawatz, Chevy Volt Product Line Director, Retires From GM

The Chevrolet Volt electric car, now in its third model year, has survived the bankruptcy and government-led restructuring of General Motors, politically motivated attacks on... read more June 29, 2012 by  6


 
BMW logo

BMW To Dump GM, Chooses Toyota As Fuel-Cell, Hybrid Partner?

It's hard to keep things secret in the auto industry. So when Bloomberg reported yesterday that German luxury maker BMW had broken off talks with General Motors on joint... read more June 28, 2012 by  1


 
GM Battery Lab, Warren Technical Center

GM Battery Lab Explosion Attributed To Gases From A123 Cells

UPDATE, Thu, April 12, 11:15 am: The Detroit News quotes an unnamed source this morning as saying that the battery pack being tested that caused yesterday's explosion at GM's... read more April 12, 2012 by  19


 
2012 Chevrolet Volt

GM: We’ll Replace Chevrolet Volt 120-Volt Charging Units

General Motors announced yesterday that it would replace the 120-Volt charging unit provided with every Chevrolet Volt, to provide what GM spokesman Randy Fox called a "more... read more March 23, 2012 by  9


 
GM CEO Dan Akerson at the Volt battery fires hearing

GM CEO Akerson: We're Staying The Course On The Chevy Volt

If the Chevy Volt is a sales failure, you'd never know it from the guy who runs General Motors. At a meeting of Volt owners in San Francisco yesterday, GM's CEO Dan Akerson... read more March 8, 2012 by  23


 
2012 Chevrolt Volt Gas Station Advert

What's Wrong With Chevy Volt Ads & How To Fix Them

People are rarely lukewarm about the Chevrolet Volt. Like health-care reform or pajama jeans, the Volt inspires love, loathing, and little in-between. That hasn't exactly... read more February 7, 2012 by  13


 
Saab EV-1 Experimental Vehicle

Rare EV-1 Up For Sale, But It Isn't An Electric Car

Earlier today, our colleagues over at MotorAuthority told us about a collection of over 100 rare cars going under the hammer in Sweden. Among them, a complete EV-1. Complete... read more January 17, 2012 by 


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt during IIHS crash testing

GM Offers Loan Cars To Chevy Volt Customers While Crash Fires Are Investigated

A few weeks ago we told you about a 2011 Chevrolet Volt which had caught fire in a storage yard three weeks after it was subjected to an official National Highway Traffic... read more November 28, 2011 by  7


 
2012 Cadillac SRX

Cadillac Seriously Considers Producing Clean Diesel Engines, Possibly For U.S.

When it comes to large luxury sedans and SUVs, many car buyers are now choosing to swap high-capacity gasoline engines for the latest generation of high-mileage, clean-diesel... read more November 28, 2011 by  1


 
2011 Chevrolet Cruze and pre-production 2011 Chevrolet Volt

GM Exec Confirms 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Plug-In Hybrid Model

The Chevrolet Cruze compact sedan is an important car for General Motors. It's hugely outselling its lackluster predecessor, the Chevy Cobalt, and the EPA rates the special... read more November 28, 2011 by  9


 
'Revenge of the Electric Car' movie: Elon Musk and Bob Lutz

Tesla's Elon Musk, GM's Bob Lutz To Appear On 'Charlie Rose' Tonight

They're both featured in Revenge of the Electric Car, the documentary that's now in limited release across the country, so it makes sense they'd be doing media together. The... read more November 9, 2011 by  2


 
2013 Chevrolet Spark minicar unveiled in Detroit, October 2011

Where Will Chevy Spark EV Be Built? Maybe It's Michigan?

Two weeks ago, Chevrolet unveiled its 2013 Spark minicar and confirmed that it would offer a Spark EV all-electric model--a story GreenCarReports broke the night before. But... read more October 25, 2011 by  4


 
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