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

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 2011 Chevrolet Volt electric car. The announcement sets to rest potential worries that Volt owners might be stuck having to... read more

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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

2011 Chevrolet Volt dance, Los Angeles Auto Show, December 2009

2010 Chevy Volt Dance: Hey GM, We Want Our Bailout Back, Now

We don't use a lot of profanity here at the global headquarters. But there were a whole bunch of horrified OMFGs floating around once we finally got to... read more December 14, 2009 by  9

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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