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With the Chevy Volt discontinued, how should GM use the name? Twitter poll results

With the Chevy Volt discontinued, how should GM use the name? Twitter poll results

The discontinued Chevy Volt had one of the all-time great names for an electric car. Now that it has been discontinued, it seems a shame to let such a great name go to waste. GM has made no suggestions of continuing the Volt nameplate, so we thought we'd see if we could help them along with some... read more

April 17, 2019 by -
 
2019 Nissan Leaf Plus  -  Driven, March 2019

Chevrolet tax credits, Tesla delays, Nissan Leaf Plus range drive: The Week in Reverse

Which new electric car didn't give us any range surprises in a recent test drive? What new features have been enabled on some Teslas? This is our look back at the Week In... read more March 30, 2019 by


 
2019 Chevrolet Volt

Chevy Bolt EV deals, Ram eTorque, in-wheel motors, wind and solar costs: Today's Car News

Ram's new eTorque does more than most mild-hybrid start/stop systems. Chevrolet is making no big sales push at the end of the quarter, despite the expiration of full tax... read more March 29, 2019 by


 
2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV

No deal for Chevrolet Volt, Chevy Bolt EV buyers in final days of tax credit

Consumers have less than three days to buy a plug-in Chevy Volt or Bolt EV from GM and still qualify for the full $7,500 federal tax. And yet Chevrolet isn't making any final... read more March 29, 2019 by


 
2019 Chevrolet Volt

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... read more March 28, 2019 by


 
Kandi EX3

Chinese Kandi cars, longer-range Volvos, Nissan Leaf Plus review: Today's Car News

A new car company from China gets approval to sell electric cars in the U.S. We have a first chance to drive the longer-range Nissan Leaf Plus. Volvo gives is plug-in hybrids... read more February 25, 2019 by


 
2019 Chevrolet Volt

GM rolls last Chevy Volt off Detroit assembly line

With the end of Chevrolet Volt production last week, it looks more like pure electric cars are winning the race to transform driving over more complicated, if versatile... read more February 25, 2019 by


 
2019 Buick Velite 6 Electric

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... read more January 14, 2019 by


 
2018 Tesla Model S and 2018 Tesla Model X

What effect will lower tax credits on Tesla and GM plug-ins have in the new year? Take our Twitter poll

The wind-down of federal tax credits on plug-in vehicles begins to hit in 2019. Tax credits for Tesla buyers were already reduced to $3,750 on Tuesday. The same reduction is... read more January 2, 2019 by


 
Tesla Model 3 all-wheel drive Performance rolls off a new assembly line in a temporary structure

Opinion: Expiring tax credits hurt U.S. automakers, favor imports

President Trump campaigned on a promise to aid U.S. manufacturers and provide more incentives for them to produce products in the U.S. Now the President, seemingly in... read more December 27, 2018 by


 
2019 Chevrolet Volt

What are your hopes for plug-in cars in 2019?

People wish for all kinds of things. When it comes to electric cars, there are several types of things green car fans may wish for to get more such cars on the road, from... read more December 26, 2018 by


 
2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC

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


 
Pronto.AI self-driving car system

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


 
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 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


 
President Donald Trump (Photo courtesy DoD)

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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