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Nissan Leaf, Chevy Volt Range Loss In Winter: New Data From Canada

Nissan Leaf, Chevy Volt Range Loss In Winter: New Data From Canada

Just in time for the holiday-feast season, we now have published charts that detail the effect of cold weather on the battery range of Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt electric cars. Think "range shrinkage". The data comes courtesy of FleetCarma, the Canadian company whose app MyCarma tracks vehicle... read more

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2013 Chevrolet Volt

How Much Gas Has The Chevy Volt Electric Car Saved In CA?

It's hard to picture how much fuel we use as a nation when given the raw data--the numbers are usually so unimaginably vast they lose all meaning. Just how vast is spelled... read more November 20, 2013 by


 
2013 Chevrolet Volt

Chevy Volt Plug-In Electric Car Development: Academic Study Published

The development of the Chevrolet Volt range-extended electric car was so complex that it's now become fodder for a research paper. The 29-page paper by Presidio Graduate... read more September 25, 2013 by


 
2013 Chevrolet Volt

Is $35,000 Or Less The Threshold Price For Volume Electric Cars?

The recent $5,000 price cut for the 2014 Chevrolet Volt has dropped the range-extended electric car into a significant price bracket. That group is the "$35,000 and under"... read more September 9, 2013 by


 
'Revenge of the Electric Car' premiere: Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk on red carpet

Elon Musk Talks Leaf, Volt; Unimpressed With Either (Video)

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] has every right to be proud of his creation, the Tesla Model S. It's snatched so many awards he probably needs a second office to... read more August 30, 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

Chevy Volt Plug-In Electric Cars Now Have Battery Cells Made In U.S.

Over the next few months, the Chevrolet Volt will get just that little bit more American--as its battery cells are now produced in the U.S. Korean battery maker LG Chem... read more August 5, 2013 by 9


 
2013 Ford C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid, Marin County, CA, Nov 2012

Ford Plug-In Drivers Do 60% Of Miles On Electricity (Just Like Volt)

Ford plug-in hybrid drivers are really making the most of the electric range of their vehicles--with nearly 60 percent of trips done entirely gas-free. That's according to... read more August 5, 2013 by 23


 
2013 Chevrolet Volt and 2011 Nissan LEAF

How We Became An All-Plug-In Electric Car Household

Since November 2006, our family has always owned at least one plug-in car and one powered by gasoline. For almost two years, our fleet has been a Nissan Leaf electric... read more July 30, 2013 by 46


 
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


 
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

2014 Chevrolet Volt Orders Start In May, Two New Colors Offered

Seems like just yesterday that we wrote about the very first Chevrolet Volt delivery--in December 2010, actually. Now the range-extended electric car is about to enter its... read more April 7, 2013 by 5


 
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


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt plugged into Coulomb Technologies 240V wall charging unit

EV Project Tells Us How Drivers Use Electric Cars

Just how do electric car owners use their cars? It's the question everyone is trying to answer, as it could shape how electric cars of the future are developed. Virtually... read more March 13, 2013 by 16


 
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 25


 

 
 

 
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