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2011 Chevrolet Volt: Quick Drive Impressions

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 electric drive, but some were even available to test. One of the cars attracting a lot of attention was the 2011 Chevrolet Volt... read more

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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


 
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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


 
Voltec electric drive unit on 2011 Chevrolet Volt

What a 2011 Chevy Volt Has In Common With a Huge Tahoe Hybrid

Put them side by side, and they could be vehicles from two different planets. The new 2011 Chevrolet Volt range-extended electric car is GM's green halo car, its foray into... read more October 11, 2010 by  2


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

2011 Chevrolet Volt: Electric Drive Impressions

In one light, it was nothing more than a drive in a new car on a sunny autumn afternoon. But in another, it meant taking the wheel of the most radical new car since the 1997... read more October 10, 2010 by  3


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

2011 Chevrolet Volt Battery Pack Warranty: 8 Years, 100K Miles

General Motors announced today that it would offer an 8-year, 100,000-mile warranty on the battery pack, the charger, and the Voltec electric drive components of its upcoming... read more July 14, 2010 by  1


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

2011 Chevrolet Volt To Be Sold In China, But As A Buick

General Motors may be trying to spread Chevrolet through Europe and Asia, but it won't put the Chevy bowtie on its Volt extended-range electric vehicle when that car goes on... read more May 29, 2010 by  8


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

2011 Chevy Volt Marketing Theme Emerges: An EV for Road Trips

GM has been talking about the 2011 Chevrolet Volt for three and a half years now. After absorbing an enormous amount of Volt propaganda, we've learned that subtle shifts in... read more May 5, 2010 by  10


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt pre-production prototype, January 2010

2011 Chevy Volt To Offer 'Mountain Mode' For Hill Climbing

The 2011 Chevrolet Volt extended-range electric car will offer a capability that General Motors hasn't previously discussed: a "Mountain Mode" that the driver can select if... read more May 4, 2010 by  3


 
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