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U.S. Military To Order 1500 Electric Cars, Chevy Volts Included

U.S. Military To Order 1500 Electric Cars, Chevy Volts Included

It’s a well-known fact that President Obama is a fan of the Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid. In fact, Obama has pledged to buy his own Chevrolet Volt when he leaves office, whenever that takes place. As Commander in Chief however, Obama will be pleased to see that the U.S. military isn’t... read more

September 13, 2012 by - 43
 
NASCAR racer Jimmie Johnson checks out the Chevrolet Volt

Can Chevy Sustain Volt Electric Car Sales After Incentives End?

Last month, more Chevrolet Volts were sold than in any month since the range-extended electric car went on sale in December 2010. The total of 2,831 handily surpassed the... read more September 7, 2012 by 15


 
2012 Chevrolet Sonic

Chevy's Gone Green: Spark, Sonic, Cruze, Volt Get Highest Sales Yet

Chevrolet is definitely going green--or at least, its customers are, as GM announces best-ever monthly sales of its four most gas-sipping models. Helping to reach sales 10... read more September 6, 2012 by 3


 
2012 Chevrolet Volt

2013 Chevrolet Volt: The Ideal Retirement Car?

Imagine the following scenario: you and your partner are rapidly approaching retirement, looking to downsize your car, and trying to plan for your financial future... read more August 31, 2012 by 34


 
2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI

Fun Cars With Good Gas Mileage To Suit Every Budget

It's not difficult to find cars with high gas mileage these days. Car manufacturers have made a stirling effort in recent years to push economy up, without sacrificing... read more August 30, 2012 by 2


 
2012 Chevrolet Volt

August Set To Be Best Month Yet For Chevy Volt Sales

At the start of each month we report sales figures on each electric car currently on sale in the U.S. Over the last few years, the highest electric sales have been a... read more August 30, 2012 by 10


 
First 2011 Chevrolet Volt built on production tooling at Detroit Hamtramck plant, March 31, 2010

2013 Chevy Volt Production To Halt For 4 Weeks From Mid-September

Yesterday, Automotive News (subscription required) reported the news that the Detroit Hamtramck facility, where the 2013 Chevrolet Volt is made, is to pause production of the... read more August 28, 2012 by 8


 
2012 Chevrolet Volt

Chevy Volt (Opel Ampera) Ad Banned In U.K. On Range Claims

Since the Chevrolet Volt first launched in the U.S., we’ve seen a variety of quirky, funny, and downright weird ads designed to get people driving General Motors’... read more August 22, 2012 by 19


 
Onstar Hopes To Make Charging Chevrolet Volts Greener

2013 Chevy Volt, OnStar, Is Smart-Grid Ready: The Utilities Aren’t

Imagine a future where plug-in cars not only know when the cheapest time to charge is, but also work in concert with utility companies to recharge when it is greenest or when... read more August 22, 2012 by 15


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt Production Line at Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Plant

Will Chevy Volt Sales Hit 40,000 This Year (Ampera Included)?

After being flayed for not achieving its 2011 sales goal for the Chevy Volt, you might think General Motors would shy away from further volume predictions for its innovative... read more August 20, 2012 by 17


 
NASCAR racer Jimmie Johnson checks out the Chevrolet Volt

Racers Andretti, Johnson Approve Of Electric Chevy Volt

We're seeing an increasing number of gearheads getting into electric cars, and it's not really surprising. With impressive performance, plenty of torque and by simply... read more August 17, 2012 by 23


 
2013 Ford Fusion Energi

Is Ford Fusion Energi (20-Mile Electric Car) A Volt Competitor?

As far as we know, not a single auto journalist has yet driven the upcoming plug-in hybrid Energi models of the 2013 Ford C-Max and 2013 Ford Fusion. But an interesting and... read more August 15, 2012 by 47


 
Continuous electric miles in 2011 Chevrolet Volt range-extended electric car [photo: David Noland]

2011 Chevy Volt Owner Takes on the Electric Range Challenge

Last week, an article on this site asked, "How Far Can The 2012 Chevrolet Volt Travel on Electricity Alone?" As a Volt owner, I felt duty-bound to answer that question, and... read more August 2, 2012 by 6


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt plugged into Coulomb Technologies 240V wall charging unit

Chevy Volt No Good Because You Have To Rearrange Your Garage?

After a rough period last year, the Chevrolet Volt extended-range electric car has settled down and is now the best-selling plug-in car in the U.S. General Motors is... read more August 1, 2012 by 25


 
2012 Chevrolet Volt Charges

How Far CAN The 2012 Chevrolet Volt Travel On Electricity Alone?

When General Motors began producing the Chevrolet Volt in 2010, many staunch electric car fans dismissed it, saying its on-board gasoline engine meant it was only a hybrid... read more July 30, 2012 by 19


 
2012 Chevrolet Volt

2012 Chevrolet Volt: Most Loved Compact Car, Most Satisfied Drivers

According to a recent, very peppy General Motors ad campaign, many Chevrolet Volt owners are brimming with enthusiasm about their plug-in hybrid. Then again, having Chevy... read more July 27, 2012 by 5


 

 
 

 
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