Quality

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

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 run. For some 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV drivers, that scenario has happened in real life. The problem has resulted in a program... read more

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2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV, road test, California coastline, Sep 2016

2017 Chevy Bolt EV battery may fail due to faulty cell; new pack needed for a few GM electric cars (updated)

General Motors has informed "a few hundred" owners of 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric cars that their cars could suffer from a problem with the lithium-ion battery pack that... read more August 25, 2017 by


 
2013 Tesla Model S owned by David Noland, Catskill Mountains, NY, Oct 2015

Tesla Freakonomics: Why Fans Should Hope Early Drivetrain Data Was Correct

Our recent article on the reliability implications of a Plug-In America survey of early Tesla Model S owners was met with skepticism from the company's supporters, and... read more December 28, 2015 by


 
2014 Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S Tops Consumer Reports Customer Satisfaction Index, Again

More than two years after its launch, it seems owners are still in love with the Tesla Model S electric car. The Tesla sedan topped Consumer Reports' annual customer... read more December 4, 2014 by


 
2014 Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S Drive-Unit Replacements: How Big A Problem?

It was a car company's worst public-relations nightmare. Edmunds.com, the widely-read automotive website, bought a Tesla Model S for long-term testing in February 2013. After... read more August 8, 2014 by


 
2013 Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S Earns Top Score In The Industry For Total Quality

Owners of the Tesla Model S tend to be very satisfied with their cars. You might already know that; but so far, that's largely been anecdotal, based on reports in various... read more July 5, 2014 by


 
2013 Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S: Glitches, Quirks, and Peccadilloes Roundup

To put it mildly, the Tesla Model S has been a resounding success. The New York Times has called the all-electric luxury sport sedan a game-changer, comparable to the Model T... read more January 28, 2013 by 133


 
Fisker quality measures  -  from New York Auto Show presentation

Fisker Emphasizes Its Focus On Product Quality

Things aren’t easy for boutique automaker Fisker these days. First, a Karma manufacturing defect prompted a battery-related recall, which was quickly followed by a... read more April 5, 2012 by 11


 
2012 Fisker Karma outside Tesla Motors dealership during test drive, Los Angeles, Feb 2012

Dead Fisker Karmas: One May Be A Fluke, But Is Two A Trend?

First off, just to be clear, the photo above is NOT a dead Fisker. It shows the 2012 Fisker Karma we road-tested three weeks ago parked at a Tesla Motors dealer in Los... read more March 9, 2012 by 23


 
2011 Nissan Leaf

LEAF Task Force: Nissan's Electric Car Soldiers Of Fortune

In 2011 a crack task force was sent to the United States by a Japanese manufacturer for a car that's making headlines. These men were promptly trained to be experts in their... read more November 23, 2010 by 1


 
2010 Toyota Prius side

2010 Toyota Prius: Reviewing the Reviews

As we've noted before, our sister site TheCarConnection.com offers deep, comprehensive car reviews, with both our own impressions from driving the car (in this case, the... read more October 5, 2009 by 3


 

 
 

 
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