With widespread expectations that we'll see a redesigned second-generation model unveiled early next year, the 2015 Chevy Volt was expected to be a carryover model with few changes. And so it is, with one important exception: Without any fanfare, its battery capacity rose to 17.1 kilowatt-hours for the 2015 Volt from 16.5 kWh in 2013 and 2014 models. Rated electric range remains the same, however, at 38 miles. DON'T MISS: 2016 Chevrolet Volt To Launch Next Year: What We Know So Far And the 2015 Volt's efficiency remains the same as well, at 98 MPGe. (A Mile Per Gallon Equivalent, or MPGe, is...
Best Buy Adds Onstar, Electric-Car Chargers; Are Cars Next?
If you haven't been keeping an eye on Best Buy, you may have been stunned by their recent announcements at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). First, on January 6, Best Buy announced that it will offer General Motors' OnStar system (conveniently packaged within a rear-view...Jason Hendler