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

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 Ford itself, using aggregated data from the MyFord Mobile app. The most interesting thing is that as many Ford plug-in owners... read more

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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


 
2013 Chevrolet Volt  -  Driven, December 2012

2014 Chevrolet Volt Orders Start In May, Two New Colors Offered

Seems like just yesterday that we wrote about the very first Chevrolet Volt delivery--in December 2010, actually. Now the range-extended electric car is about to enter its... read more April 7, 2013 by 5


 
2013 Chevrolet Volt  -  Driven, December 2012

2016 Chevrolet Volt To Get Three-Cylinder Range Extender: Report

Range-extended electric cars are a great idea, mixing clean electric running for the majority of drivers' commutes, with an extra few hundred miles of gasoline running for... read more March 18, 2013 by 14


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

EV Project Tells Us How Drivers Use Electric Cars

Just how do electric car owners use their cars? It's the question everyone is trying to answer, as it could shape how electric cars of the future are developed. Virtually... read more March 13, 2013 by 16


 
2013 Chevrolet Volt  -  Driven, December 2012

2016 Chevrolet Volt To Have Lower Electric Range, 30 Miles Or Less?

News Flash: The next Chevy Volt will have less electric range than the current one, perhaps no more than 18 to 30 miles. Or perhaps not. We suspect that a comment by Thomas... read more March 6, 2013 by 25


 
2013 Chevrolet Volt  -  Driven, December 2012

Predicting Chevy Volt Sales: Is California Inventory The Key?

Analyzing electric-car sales numbers and prognosticating on them is somewhere between a parlor game and a black art. Now one blogger has applied some Nate Silver-like... read more February 5, 2013 by 16


 
Toyota's web page for its Prius Plug-In hybrid

Plug-In Hybrid Specs: Advice On How To Read 'Em (From A Volt Owner)

We’re going to let you in on a little insider’s secret: when manufacturers are shilling their wares, they tend to favor statistics that illustrate their own... read more February 1, 2013 by 14


 
Chevy Volt

Hertz Adds Chevy Volt To Car-Sharing Service, Targets Students

Car rental firm Hertz got in there early with electric cars, saying as far back as 2010 it would put the Nissan Leaf on its fleet. Several plug-in models have followed, and... read more January 31, 2013 by 3


 
2013 Chevrolet Volt

Chevy Volt And Opel Ampera: Europe And China Sales Too

The Chevrolet Volt is by far the best-selling plug-in car in the United States. Last year, it represented almost 45 percent of all plug-in electric cars sold during 2012. But... read more January 24, 2013 by 5


 
2013 Chevrolet Volt

Short On Chevy Volt Knowledge? QR Code Sticker Can Help

New technology is brilliant. Just look at smartphones, for example--the world's information in the palm of your hands, with the ability to talk, text and take photos when the... read more January 22, 2013 by 3


 
2012 Cadillac Escalade Platinum

Bob Lutz: Volt's Electric Tech Should've Gone Into Escalade First

Ex-GM Vice Chairman Bob Lutz played an instrumental part in getting Chevrolet's range-extended electric car, the Volt, to market. So important was his role that he's often... read more January 17, 2013 by 19


 
2013 Chevrolet Volt  -  Driven, December 2012

How Bad Were The Nissan And GM Electric-Car Sales Shortfalls?

If 2011 was the year of overoptimism for electric-car sales, and 2012 was Sophomore Slump after the inevitable shortfall, will 2013 be the year of realism? That really... read more January 10, 2013 by 34


 
Chevy Volt Owner's adjusted EPA sticker [Image: voltowner.blogspot.com]

One Owner's Chevy Volt Running Cost: 2 Cents Per Mile

Chevrolet Volt owners love their cars. That's one thing we've realized since the Volt hit the market in December 2010. It's subsequently topped customer satisfaction surveys... read more January 10, 2013 by 30


 
Vauxhall Ampera range-extended electric car

Don't Like Your Vauxhall Ampera (Chevy Volt)? Simply Give It Back!

With the holiday season in full swing, many will no doubt experience the small disappointment of receiving a gift they neither like, need, or want. It's a mere inconvenience... read more December 19, 2012 by 4


 
2013 Chevrolet Volt

Electric Cars Lose Value Quicker Than Others, But Not By Much

If you bought a new electric car today, how much would you expect it to be worth after five years? Concerns about demand further down the line, and further concerns about... read more December 17, 2012 by 8


 

 
 

 
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