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Forget Range Anxiety, Chevy Volt Owners Have Gas Anxiety

Forget Range Anxiety, Chevy Volt Owners Have Gas Anxiety

When General Motors launched the Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid back in 2010, it chose to emphasize how it differed from electric cars by highlighting how its gasoline engine meant folks didn’t suffer from range anxiety. Now, almost two years after the Volt launched, charging data by a... read more

October 19, 2012 by - 82
 
2011 Chevrolet Volt on test in Little Rock, Arkansas, July 2011

Chevy Volt Outsells Half The Cars On Sale; Is That Failure?

With the Chevrolet Volt racking up the highest sales last month since it launched--though the numbers were helped by incentives for both buyers and dealers--some of the "Volt... read more September 20, 2012 by 38


 
2012 Chevrolet Volt

Incentives Good For Chevy, Volt Customers, And Dealers, Says Industry Reporter

Last month, Chevrolet sold a record-breaking 2,831 of its Volt plug-in hybrids, making it the top-selling plug-in car in the U.S. to date. No doubt helped by its recent... read more September 20, 2012 by 6


 
2013 Chevrolet Volt

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... read more September 13, 2012 by 43


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt on test in Little Rock, Arkansas, July 2011

Are Hybrid & Electric-Car Keyless Entry Fobs A Safety Hazard?

There's no question that the Chevy Volt has been through more than its share of travails. But with last month's Volt sales at an all-time high--though it's not clear they... read more September 13, 2012 by 16


 
2011 Tesla Roadster Final Edition, photograph copyright Damon Lavrinc / AOL

Not Driven An Electric Car Yet? Try These Five First

If you've not yet driven an electric car, we think you're really missing out. Even if you consider yourself an electric car cynic, it's worth having a drive in one... read more September 12, 2012 by 2


 
2012 Chevrolet Volt

Bob Lutz: Huge Chevy Volt Cost Estimates Are Wrong, Here's Why

Yesterday, we ran a story sourced through Reuters, asking how much money GM was losing on every Chevy Volt it builds. The Reuters article was based on figures from several... read more September 11, 2012 by 12


 
2012 Chevrolet Volt

How Much Money Is GM Losing On Every Chevy Volt?

Compared to its electric contemporaries, Chevrolet's range-extended Volt is currently proving the most popular plug-in, posting its best-ever sales figures during August... read more September 10, 2012 by 19


 
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


 

 
 

 
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