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If You Want To Attack The Volt, Try To Get Your Math Right

If You Want To Attack The Volt, Try To Get Your Math Right

Few things seem to set off a certain part of the political spectrum like the Chevrolet Volt, the extended-range electric car from General Motors. It's been on sale exactly one year, so we think it's rather too early to deem the Volt a success or a failure, though that hasn't stopped its critics... read more

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110V outlet

Got a 2011 Chevy Volt? Check Your 110V Charge Cable

If you’re thinking of buying a 2011 Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid, then you’re probably already aware that its 16 kilowatt-hour battery pack is much smaller than... read more July 18, 2011 by  6


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

Will GM's 2011 Chevy Volt Evolve Or Become A Costly Dead End?

While the 2011 Chevy Volt will find its way to between 10,000 and 15,000 U.S. buyers, that's far from enough volume to make any car a production success--or to make it... read more June 20, 2011 by  11


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt drive test, March 2011

Who Actually Buys 2011 Chevy Volt Electric Cars, And Why?

Despite media attempts to conjure a "sales battle" between the 2011 Chevy Volt and the 2011 Nissan Leaf, both companies are selling every car they can manage to get into the... read more June 17, 2011 by  7


 
2010 Cadillac SRX Turbo

Weak Battery Explains Death Of Cadillac SRX Plug-In Hybrid

Well, now we know a little more about why the Cadillac SRX Plug-In Hybrid project was killed by its development team at General Motors. The culprit, according to... read more June 2, 2011 by  6


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt drive test, March 2011

VIDEO: Will Electric Cars Like The Chevy Volt Save You Money?

The problem with shooting video is that there's always one thing you forget to say until the camera's gone. Especially if it's low-budget and done on the fly. That's when the... read more March 31, 2011 by  9


 
2012 Opel Ampera, first pre-production vehicle, April 2010

Report Threatens Badge-Engineered Buick Model Of Chevy Volt

General Motors and its brand strategies have been through a lot of turmoil in recent years. Now, GM is down to just four brands in North America--Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, and... read more March 31, 2011 by  1


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

2011 Chevrolet Volt: Quick Drive Impressions

The 2011 Geneva Motor Show has come and gone and was a real treat for electric car fans. Not only could you get close to cars like the 2011 Nissan Leaf and smart fortwo... read more March 25, 2011 by  2


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt outside Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant

Chevy Volt Production May Rise; It's Not As Simple As You Think

It all started when General Motors CEO Dan Akerson said the company wanted to "double" production of the 2011 Chevrolet Volt, its range-extended electric car. Various media... read more March 10, 2011 by  4


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

2011 Chevrolet Volt Electric: North American Car of the Year

It's been quite a year for the 2011 Chevy Volt, GM's range-extended electric car that went on sale last month. It garnered a slew of awards from various car magazines and... read more January 10, 2011 by  1


 
Jay Leno

Jay Leno Takes Delivery Of Volt, Offers Up A Soundbite

Never one to miss the opportunity for a pithy quote, petrolhead extraordinaire Jay Leno has come up trumps again whilst taking delivery of his new 2011 Chevrolet Volt... read more December 22, 2010 by  5


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt MPV5 concept, Unveiled at 2010 Beijing Motor Show

Volt-Based 'Amp' Due In Detroit: Wise Move By Chevrolet?

The Voltec powetrain used in the 2011 Chevrolet Volt has never been meant for just the one vehicle. Restricting a new technology developed at great expense to a single niche... read more December 17, 2010 by  7


 
Opel Ampera Prototype

Do GM's Ampera Plans Forecast the Next Generation of Volts?

We don't hear much about the 2011 Chevrolet Volt's half-brother, the Opel/Vauxhall Ampera, here in the States. But in the U.K., the president of GM Europe laid out that... read more December 7, 2010 by  3


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

GM Doubles Down on Electric Cars, Will Hire 1,000 Engineers For Them

It doesn't really matter whether GM sells the first Chevrolet Volt electric cars at a loss or not. The company announced yesterday that it plans to hire 1,000 new engineers... read more December 3, 2010 by  5


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt test drive, Michigan, October 2010

2011 Chevrolet Volt: Full Driving Impressions

Finally, after almost four years, we've driven the 2011 Chevrolet Volt in a variety of conditions, talked over our impressions, and reached a conclusion: Yes, the 2011 Volt... read more October 18, 2010 by  2


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt test drive, Michigan, October 2010

How To Make Your 2011 Chevy Volt Drive Like a Tesla Roadster

Pretty much anyone who's driven one loves the performance of the Tesla Roadster, the first modern electric car with a lithium-ion battery pack. The 2011 Chevrolet Volt is a... read more October 18, 2010 by  5


 

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