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

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 the battery packs normally found in pure electric cars. As a consequence, it is even possible to charge the Volt’s... read more

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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

2011 Chevrolet Volt test drive, Michigan, October 2010

2011 Chevrolet Volt Production Number To Rise Slightly, Again

Once again, Chevrolet has upped planned production volumes of its 2011 Volt electric car in the face of strong demand and the likelihood that many dealers have more buyers... read more October 15, 2010 by  4

GM Logo

2011 Volt "GM Lied" Debate: They Hate GM, They Really Hate GM

This will be our last word on the whole "GM Lied!" and "Is the Volt a hybrid?" controversy, which blew up yesterday at the first day of the 2011 Chevrolet Volt press launch... read more October 12, 2010 by  49

2011 Chevrolet Volt

Video: Charging The 2011 Chevrolet Volt

For some reason, while none of us think twice about plugging in our mobile phones to recharge overnight, the prospect of plugging in a car makes some people very nervous. On... read more October 12, 2010 by  1

2011 Chevrolet Volt with hood open, showing range extender engine and Voltec drive

Video: So Is the 2011 Chevrolet Volt An Electric Car? A Hybrid?

It's all about the Volt today, for better and for worse. On the "worse" side is the tempest in a teapot that erupted today, ably dismantled by more thoughtful commentators... read more October 11, 2010 by  5


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