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The 2018 Honda Clarity real-world review: enough to challenge the Chevrolet Volt?

The 2018 Honda Clarity real-world review: enough to challenge the Chevrolet Volt?

I’ve owned two Chevrolet Volts, an early 2011 model and, currently, a second-generation 2017 version. I have loved them both. They’re sleek, sprightly, and have enough electric range to cover most driving. For longer trips, the gas engine kicks in when the charge runs out. The Volt, to... read more

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2017 Fiat 500e

Best deals on hybrid, electric, fuel-efficient cars for April 2018

Often, to sell electric cars, supporters and salespeople argue that buyers will save money in the long run from lower fuel (or power) bills. With deals up to $15,700 off and... read more April 11, 2018 by


 
2018 Chevrolet Volt

Which plug-in hybrid would you buy today if you had to? Twitter poll results

The Chevrolet Volt, now in its second generation, has long been the king of mass-market plug-in hybrids. With 53 miles of battery range, its electric performance is exceeded... read more December 22, 2017 by


 
Tesla Model 3 found on Craigslist

Electric car buyers' struggle: practicality vs luxury, Chevy vs Tesla

Competition for the title of most popular electric car has sparked a long and highly charged race between Tesla and Chevrolet. Though these brands offer vastly different... read more December 14, 2017 by


 
2018 Chevrolet Volt

Which plug-in hybrid would you buy today if you had to? Take our Twitter poll

This has been something of a plug-in hybrid month. Last week we got our first drive in the 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid, which we felt was the first affordable car with... read more December 13, 2017 by


 
2017 Toyota Prius Prime and 2017 Chevrolet Volt with Green Car Reports editor John Voelcker

Will Toyota Prius Prime outsell Chevy Volt this year?

Compared to the U.S. sales of, say, full-size pickup trucks, the monthly reports on deliveries of plug-in hybrid and battery-electric cars contain some fairly low numbers... read more November 21, 2017 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf

Don't be fooled: only some electric cars are sold nationwide, even now

Almost seven years after modern electric cars entered the mass market, there are now more than two dozen battery-electric and plug-in hybrid models on sale in the U.S. But... read more October 6, 2017 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Costco members now get GM Supplier Pricing on Chevy Bolt EV, Volt

Costco members in the market for a new vehicle now have a new round of incentives to consider as they head into the final car-buying months of 2017. Specifically, shoppers... read more October 5, 2017 by


 
2012 Chevrolet Volt crosses 400,000 miles, September 2017   [photo: owner Erick Belmore]

2012 Chevy Volt has now crossed 400,000 miles, range remains steady

As more battery-electric cars are sold and more drivers become aware of them, the question of battery life recurs among pretty much every potential buyer. How long will the... read more September 7, 2017 by


 
2018 Chevrolet Volt

Chevy Volt may be replaced in 2022 with plug-in hybrid crossover: CrossVolt at last?

Small SUVs are all the rage, steadily eating into sales of passenger sedans and hatchbacks of pretty much every size. It's not just limited to North America, either: the... read more July 21, 2017 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Volt

2018 Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid carries over with few changes (updated)

It appears that Chevy isn't following its own precedent as the Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid enters its third model year. In the past, the Volt received a battery upgrade... read more April 30, 2017 by


 
Buick Velite 5, for sale in China, at 2017 Shanghai auto show   [photo: Ronan Glon]

China's Buick Velite 5 is a Volt with a nose job

China is hugely important to General Motors, as it is to virtually any global automaker. It's the largest market in the country and, recently, it has put in place an... read more April 24, 2017 by


 
Teaser photo of Chevrolet FNR-X plug-in crossover utility concept for 2017 Shanghai auto show

Is Chevy FNR-X concept the plug-in hybrid CrossVolt SUV?

It's a single teaser shot, obviously of a Chevy front end, with unmistakable design nods to the Camaro muscle car. But the image of the Chevrolet FNR-X concept, to be... read more April 10, 2017 by


 
Buick Velite 5 to be sold in China (Chevrolet Volt in North America)

GM confirms Chevy Volt to be sold as Buick Velite 5 in China

In the 20 years since General Motors and its Chinese partner SAIC reintroduced the Buick brand to China, more than 8 million Buicks have been sold in what is now the world's... read more March 27, 2017 by


 
2013 Chevrolet Volt in Venice, California [photo: Chris Williams]

What does a Chevy Volt do when it runs out of gas and battery charge?

Unlike conventional hybrids and many plug-in hybrids, the first-generation Chevrolet Volt makes extensive use of both electric and gasoline power. With a fully-charged... read more March 20, 2017 by


 
2017 Toyota Prius Prime, Catskill Mountains, NY, Nov 2016

2017 Toyota Prius Prime: gas mileage, electric range review

The 2017 Toyota Prius Prime turned out to be a better plug-in hybrid than we had expected when we drove it around sunny Ojai, California, on the press launch in October. It's... read more December 12, 2016 by


 

 
 

 
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