By this point, the 2016 Chevrolet Volt launch at this week's Detroit Auto Show may feel like old news to followers of GM's plug-in hybrid compact hatchback. The evening of the same day that GM CEO Mary Barra showed the 2016 Volt, it was revealed to a different crowd as well: Los Angeles celebrities. DON'T MISS: 2016 Chevrolet Volt: 50-Mile Range, 41 MPG, Five Seats, All New (Photos) The Chevy Volt sells in higher volumes in California than anywhere else, and in the Golden State, celebrities can publicly support environmental awareness and plug-in electric cars. Which is why the company's...
Will Hollywood Abandon Tesla Model S For BMW i3 Electric Car?
Electric cars can be confusing enough to neophytes--a car that you plug in at night just like a phone ?!?!?--but when you add in social status signifiers, it can all get quite complicated indeed. Which is how we end up with a Hollywood Reporter piece that asking whether celebrities may abandon...John Voelcker
Kill (Gas) Bills: Daryl Hannah’s Bio Diesel El Camino Sold At Auction
For years, the great and the good of Hollywood have helped encourage people to ditch gas guzzlers by turning up to red-carpet events and driving around Beverly Hills in an eclectic mix of trendy eco-cars. But when those cars are traded in for the latest, greenest model, or perhaps swapped for...Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
Forget The Prius, Renault Cannes Chauffeur Celebrities Too
For most Hollywood A-List celebrities the choice of how to arrive at premieres and film festivals has been almost as big a decision as what to wear. Now Hollywood A-list celebrities have one less thing to worry about courtesy of French automaker Renault, which is providing ten of its all-electric...Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
2011 Chevrolet Volt Takes Center Stage at Global Green USA Pre-Oscar® Party
Last Thursday, found celebrities, environmental activists and the 2011 Chevrolet Volt at the 8th Annual Global Green USA Pre-Oscar Party. The Volt has been named North American Car of the Year and Green Car Journal’s Green Car of the Year, so it seems fitting that it would take center stage...Jonathan McGrew