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10 lessons from the short life of the Chevy Volt, 2011-2019

10 lessons from the short life of the Chevy Volt, 2011-2019

On February 15, GM ended production of the innovative Chevrolet Volt with little fanfare. Over two generations and nine model years, the company sold more than 150,000 of the compact plug-in hybrid hatchbacks. In automotive time, nine model years isn’t that long. The best brand names live for... read more

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2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Chevy Silverado mpg: Turbo-4 lower than V-8 in gas mileage test

Until all cars can become electric, it makes sense to support making internal-combustion passenger cars as fuel-efficient as possible. It makes even more sense for popular... read more January 25, 2019 by


 
2019 Chevrolet Volt

GM battery facility discharge suggests no immediate successor for Chevy Volt

Will the Chevrolet Volt get an immediate successor, or will any other model soon carry on with the potential of its brilliant Voltec plug-in hybrid system? Considering what... read more December 19, 2018 by


 
2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV

GM confirms it will reach EV tax credit ceiling this year—then phaseout begins

Beginning next April, buyers of General Motors’ electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids won’t be getting the same break on their purchase as those who buy those... read more October 24, 2018 by


 
2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Chevy recalls some Bolt EVs, Volts over supplier brake issues

Chevrolet this week recalled three to four months worth of production Bolt EVs and Volt plug-in hybrids over a potential brake issue that could increase stopping distances of... read more September 12, 2018 by


 
2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV

GM to expand Chevy Bolt EV sales, bring battery production to US

As part of a sweeping update on General Motors' electric-car plans, CEO Mary Barra announced the company will expand production and sales of the Chevy Bolt EV. At the same... read more September 7, 2018 by


 
Charging Chevy Bolt EV before trip across Maryland   [image: Brian Ro]

GM working on ultra fast charging system for electric cars like the Chevy Bolt EV (Updated)

Automakers are in a new race, not for miles per hour on a track or the street, but in miles per hour regained while an electric car is sitting at a charger. GM is the latest... read more September 4, 2018 by


 
2019 Chevrolet Volt

2019 Chevy Volt gets higher prices with more equipment

In June, we heard that the 2019 Chevrolet Volt will come with a faster charger and more luxury features. Now, CarsDirect has learned how much those features will add to the... read more August 27, 2018 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric cars outside dealership    [photo: Patrick Reid]

GM increases Chevy Bolt EV production to ease supply constraints

Amid shortages of Chevy Bolt EVs at dealerships across the U.S. and Canada, Chevy has announced it will increase production by 20 percent. So far this year, Chevy has sold... read more July 9, 2018 by


 
2019 Chevrolet Volt

2019 Chevy Volt gets faster charging, stronger regen, more luxury features

Updates to the 2019 Chevrolet Volt will help experienced electric-car drivers maximize their electric driving and minimize the times the gas engine needs to run. The biggest... read more June 29, 2018 by


 
2013 Chevrolet Volt, Catskill Mountains, Oct 2012

GM recalls 2013 Chevrolet Volts for battery software (Updated)

GM said Friday that it will recall 3,233 2013 model year Chevrolet Volts to remedy a problem with battery cell balancing that could cause the car to shut down in traffic. The... read more June 22, 2018 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric cars outside dealership    [photo: Patrick Reid]

Reader Report: Spending a year with two Chevy Bolt EVs

Many Green Car Reports readers have electric cars. Fewer own two, and have removed gasoline cars from their family fleet altogether. Reader Patrick Reid bought two Chevy Bolt... read more May 25, 2018 by


 
2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2019 Chevy Silverado will offer new turbo-4 that can run on 2 cylinders

Chevrolet announced last week that its upcoming 2019 Silverado full-size pickup will offer a new turbo-4 in place of the base V-6 in some models. Like the V-8s in some of... read more May 22, 2018 by


 
2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Shoppers in Canada may wait nearly a year to buy new Chevy Bolt EV

The new Chevy Bolt EV was a long time coming, but interested buyers in some parts of Canada may have to wait longer. Kent Wallace reported to us last week that Toronto-area... read more May 15, 2018 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

2018 Chevy Bolts recalled to update battery software, prevent shutdowns

A voluntary software recall on the 2017 Chevy Bolt EV has been extended to 2018 models, a General Motors spokesman told Green Car Reports on Thursday. Last month, we reported... read more May 11, 2018 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Some Chevrolet Bolt EVs get new battery pack for sudden loss of power: here's why

It's every electric car owner's nightmare: the car indicates that remaining range has suddenly plummeted to zero, the battery pack stops providing current, and the car won't... read more April 17, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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