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

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. Late last night, GM issued a press release (largely reprised on its Voltage site) entitled "Clearing up confusion about the... read more

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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


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

Now We Know: 2011 Chevrolet Volt Will Get 50 MPG In Gas Mode

It's been one of the most-asked questions about the 2011 Chevrolet Volt extended-range electric car: So what kind of gas mileage will it get? Despite confusion around Chevy's... read more April 13, 2010 by  8


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt pre-production prototype, January 2010

GM Planning Engineless All-Electric Cars To Follow the Volt

Bob Lutz, the retiring eminence grise of General Motors, is known for pithiness and plain speaking. Yesterday, he tossed off a nugget of news: GM is working on a range of... read more March 12, 2010 by  25


 
Denise Gray, director of global battery systems engineering, General Motors

BREAKING: GM Battery Czar Denise Gray Leaves Volt Team For California Startup

A key member of the small team brought together four years ago to create the 2011 Chevrolet Volt electric car is unexpectedly leaving General Motors. Denise Gray, director of... read more February 24, 2010 by  27


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt pre-production prototype, January 2010

UPDATE: Low-Thirties 2011 Chevrolet Volt Price Is AFTER Tax Credit

UPDATE: Well, it sounded too good to be true, and perhaps it was. We asked GM spokesman Dave Darovitz for comments on CEO Whitacre's "low-thirties" price for the 2011... read more January 19, 2010 by  8


 
General Motors Brownstown Township factory for assembly of Chevrolet Volt battery packs

2011 Chevrolet Volt Lithium-Ion Battery Pack Goes Into Production

The lithium-ion battery pack for the 2011 Chevrolet Volt extended-range electric vehicles officially went into volume production today. The 16-kilowatt-hour battery pack... read more January 7, 2010 by  3


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

Faceoff: 2011 Chevrolet Volt Vs 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid

Toyota and GM are the auto industry's heavyweights. Each has stumbled this year; General Motors collapsed into bankruptcy and Toyota is beset with embarrassing recalls that... read more December 29, 2009 by  22


 
Cadillac Converj Concept

GM's Second Electric Car After Chevy Volt To Be Cadillac Converj

General Motors will follow its 2011 Chevrolet Volt extended-range electric car with a production version of the Cadillac Converj concept car revealed at this year's Detroit... read more November 9, 2009 by  5


 
2010 Toyota Prius with chief engineer Akihiko Otsuka, at right

Coming Up: Toyota Prius To Be Sold In Multiple Body Styles

Since it was launched in 1997 in Japan, and 2000 in the US, the Toyota Prius has only been sold as a single body style. From 1997 to 2003, it was a subcompact four-door... read more September 18, 2009 by  2


 
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Why is the 2011 Chevrolet Volt NOT a Hybrid?

Even after 10 years, hybrid-electric vehicles are still foreign to large parts of the car-buying public. People aren't sure if they're worth the money, they worry that the... read more August 20, 2009 by  20


 

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