GM States The Obvious: 'The Electric Car Is Not Dead'

GM States The Obvious: 'The Electric Car Is Not Dead'

Well, duh. The day after it unveiled the 2014 Cadillac ELR range-extended electric luxury coupe, GM's North America chief Mark Reuss told attendees at a trade event that "the electric car is not dead." “That’s despite what you might hear, and despite what you might read about Americans... read more

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2013 Chevrolet Volt

Will Buick Launch A Volt Version Called Electra?

Sometimes online news sites can build complete stories--almost entirely hypothetical--around a single factoid. This is one of those stories. The factoid is that General... read more June 18, 2012 by 16

Cadillac ELR

2014 Cadillac ELR Electric Luxury Coupe To Arrive Late 2013

You may remember that last August, we broke the story that what is now called the 2014 Cadillac ELR electric coupe got the green light for production by GM's overlords. An... read more May 1, 2012 by 2

2011 Chevrolet Volt drive test, March 2011

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... read more December 23, 2011 by 34

Cadillac ELR

No, The Electric Cadillac ELR Will NOT Have Rear-Wheel Drive

We follow plug-in cars pretty closely here, and occasionally we manage to break stories. One was the production green light for the Cadillac Converj electric car concept... read more November 29, 2011 by 18

Chevrolet Sail Electric Concept Vehicle

GM To Develop Electric Cars In China With SAIC, Longtime Partner

Maybe you can beat 'em and join 'em at the same time? That may be what General Motors is hoping with its announcement this morning that it would develop electric cars with... read more September 20, 2011 by 14

Cadillac ELR

Cadillac ELR Plug-In Cost: Less Than Tesla Model S, More Than Volt

When the Cadillac ELR extended-range plug-in car goes on sale, probably in 2013 as a 2014 model, it's a given that it will cost more than the 2012 Chevy Volt. But how much... read more August 18, 2011 by 19

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


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