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GM president dashes hopes of future Volt, says no more hybrids

GM president dashes hopes of future Volt, says no more hybrids

Following news in late November that General Motors would kill off the Chevrolet Volt, one of the pioneers of modern plug-in cars, a senior GM executive has hinted—strongly—that it won't be back. On Friday, in the Q&A session after the company's investor conference, incoming company... read more

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Rivian fast charging, Volkswagen electrics, Trump vs GM: The Week in Reverse

Which upcoming electric car has a battery pack engineered to be upgraded to 800 volts? What company plans to do more serious marketing of electric cars' strengths? This is... read more December 22, 2018 by


 
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GM battery layoffs, Trump and fuel economy, more fast chargers: Today's Car News

Electrify America gets plans approved to build more fast chargers in California. A new study shows what the Trump administration is missing about how fuel-economy standards... read more December 19, 2018 by


 
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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 Volt

Trump on electric cars, tailpipe tests, tech to clean up engines: Today's Car News

EVgo launches its first ultra-fast charger in the desert. Microwave ignition claims to clean up internal combustion. And a group proposes publishing its own independent... read more December 18, 2018 by


 
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Electric cars "not going to work," Trump says of GM's plan

In an interview with Fox News last week, President Trump revealed his inner thoughts about electric cars—not that many had any doubts. "All-electric is not going to... read more December 18, 2018 by


 
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What will happen now that the Chevy Volt has been discontinued? Twitter poll results

When General Motors announced in November that it would stop production of the Chevrolet Volt, it was a shock to many green car fans' systems. The Volt was one of the first... read more December 12, 2018 by


 
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Tesla Model 3, long-range Nissan Leaf, cutting tax credits: Today's Car News

The Trump administration plans to end tax credits for plug-in cars. The EPA released official range and efficiency estimates for the Tesla Model 3 Mid Range. The long range... read more December 4, 2018 by


 
2019 Chevrolet Volt

What will happen to GM's Voltec system now that the Chevy Volt has been discontinued?

GM's discontinuation of the Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid—sorry, extended-range electric vehicle—technology last month came as a blow to many plug-in car fans. The... read more December 4, 2018 by


 
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LA Auto Show electrics, no Volts, 1 billion Tesla miles: The Week in Reverse

Which company plans on introducing a new electric pickup and SUV? What car caused a ruckus when its manufacturer announced it would be discontinued? This is our look back at... read more December 1, 2018 by


 
Mother-daughter team installs battery packs in Chevrolet Volt electric cars

Trump vows retaliation against GM for layoffs

After General Motors announced on Monday that it will kill the Chevy Volt as part of an effort to streamline its lineup, close five factories, and lay off 15 percent of its... read more November 28, 2018 by


 
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Commentary: How the media may have punctured plug-in hybrids' balloon

Plug-in hybrids can offer most of the environmental benefits of long-range electric cars with less cost for giant batteries or range worries. So why don't they sell better?... read more November 27, 2018 by


 
2019 Chevrolet Volt

GM to kill Chevy Volt production in 2019 (Updated)

General Motors confirmed Monday morning that it plans to cease production of the Chevrolet Volt in March, as part of an effort to streamline production and pivot its business... read more November 26, 2018 by


 
2019 Chevrolet Volt

No more Volt, Rivian electric truck, hidden climate report: Today's Car News

General Motors announced it would kill the Chevrolet Volt in mid-2019. Rivian revealed its good-looking electric truck. A new report details how much climate change will hurt... read more November 26, 2018 by


 
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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


 
Chevrolet Bolt EV being charged outside Go Forth electric-car showroom, Portland   [photo: Forth]

Nothing comes close to Tesla: 2018 Q3 plug-in sales

Even with solid increases, other electric-car sales paled in comparison with numbers from Tesla in September and for the third quarter of 2018. The next highest sellers, were... read more October 9, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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