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Chevy Volt Charging Cord Cut: Angry Neighbor, Electric-Car Hater?

Chevy Volt Charging Cord Cut: Angry Neighbor, Electric-Car Hater?

Owning a plug-in electric car, as buyers learn, is a process of educating the public at large. Mostly, people are curious when they see a car plugged in to recharge. But occasionally, uglier emotions come into play. That's apparently what happened to Matthew Cummings and Jennifer Brown. The couple... read more

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Nissan Leaf, Chevy Volt Range Loss In Winter: New Data From Canada

Just in time for the holiday-feast season, we now have published charts that detail the effect of cold weather on the battery range of Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt electric... read more December 17, 2013 by

Replacement mirror with aero winglets, black window-trim air deflector for Chevrolet Volt [EV World]

Chevy Volt's Wind Thrumming Noise: Aero Fix Now Available

It's become a common part of road testing: Get the car up to speed, then roll down a window to see how bad the drumming and buffeting gets. Never experienced it? Try it on... read more December 9, 2013 by

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2014 Cadillac ELR: Faster On Gasoline Than On Electricity

The Cadillac ELR sounds like the perfect car for green-minded buyers after a little more luxury. Underneath is the Chevrolet Volt, a car rated highly by its owners and saving... read more November 22, 2013 by

2013 Chevrolet Volt  -  Driven, December 2012

Chevy Volt Owners Drive More Electric Miles Than Nissan Leaf Drivers: Why?

Is it a case of picking the right electric car for the right job? Or could a lack of "range anxiety" really lead drivers to cover more miles? It's a kind of chicken-or-egg... read more November 21, 2013 by

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How Much Gas Has The Chevy Volt Electric Car Saved In CA?

It's hard to picture how much fuel we use as a nation when given the raw data--the numbers are usually so unimaginably vast they lose all meaning. Just how vast is spelled... read more November 20, 2013 by

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Chevy Volt Plug-In Electric Car Development: Academic Study Published

The development of the Chevrolet Volt range-extended electric car was so complex that it's now become fodder for a research paper. The 29-page paper by Presidio Graduate... read more September 25, 2013 by

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Is $35,000 Or Less The Threshold Price For Volume Electric Cars?

The recent $5,000 price cut for the 2014 Chevrolet Volt has dropped the range-extended electric car into a significant price bracket. That group is the "$35,000 and under"... read more September 9, 2013 by

'Revenge of the Electric Car' premiere: Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk on red carpet

Elon Musk Talks Leaf, Volt; Unimpressed With Either (Video)

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] has every right to be proud of his creation, the Tesla Model S. It's snatched so many awards he probably needs a second office to... read more August 30, 2013 by

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2014 Chevrolet Volt Price Cut By $5,000, To $34,995

The 2014 Chevrolet Volt electric car will carry a base price of $34,995, a cut of $5,000 from the 2013 model. That price includes an $810 destination fee, but not any... read more August 5, 2013 by 108

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Chevy Volt Plug-In Electric Cars Now Have Battery Cells Made In U.S.

Over the next few months, the Chevrolet Volt will get just that little bit more American--as its battery cells are now produced in the U.S. Korean battery maker LG Chem... read more August 5, 2013 by 9

2013 Ford C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid, Marin County, CA, Nov 2012

Ford Plug-In Drivers Do 60% Of Miles On Electricity (Just Like Volt)

Ford plug-in hybrid drivers are really making the most of the electric range of their vehicles--with nearly 60 percent of trips done entirely gas-free. That's according to... read more August 5, 2013 by 23

2013 Chevrolet Volt and 2011 Nissan LEAF

How We Became An All-Plug-In Electric Car Household

Since November 2006, our family has always owned at least one plug-in car and one powered by gasoline. For almost two years, our fleet has been a Nissan Leaf electric... read more July 30, 2013 by 46

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2012 Chevrolet Volts--Just Four--Recalled For Brake Valve Glitch

It just may be the most minimal safety recall in history. General Motors said yesterday it would recall precisely four 2012 Chevrolet Volt range-extended electric cars to fix... read more June 28, 2013 by 2

2013 Chevrolet Volt  -  Driven, December 2012

Electric-Car Price War Heats Up: Chevy Volt $5,000 Cash Back

Last month, the Nissan Leaf passed the Chevrolet Volt to take this year's top spot among plug-in electric cars for sale. Now Chevy is fighting back. It announced that it will... read more June 11, 2013 by 34

2013 Chevrolet Volt  -  Driven, December 2012

Next Chevy Volt $10,000 Cheaper To Build, Profitable For GM?

Here and there, a few little tidbits about the next-generation Chevrolet Volt electric car are starting to leak out. The latest comes from GM CEO Dan Akerson, who told the... read more May 2, 2013 by 30



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