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Two Years In A Chevy Volt: 12,000 Miles, 26 Gallons Of Gas

Two Years In A Chevy Volt: 12,000 Miles, 26 Gallons Of Gas

Two years ago tomorrow, Jeff Kaffee took possession of his keys and became the very first person in the U.S. to buy a Chevrolet Volt. Since then, the retired pilot from Parsippany, New Jersey, has put almost 12,000 miles on his range-extended electric car--using just 26.1 gallons of gasoline while... read more

December 14, 2012 by - 15
 
2011 Chevrolet Volt plugged into Coulomb Technologies 240V wall charging unit

New Onstar App Lets Chevy Volt Drivers Compete On Electric Miles

It happens already: Chevy Volt owners compare their lifetime electric miles, how long they've driven without using gasoline, and their lifetime gas mileage. Now Chevrolet is... read more November 15, 2012 by 5


 
2012 Vauxhall Ampera

UK Teen Takes Driving Test--And Passes--In Electric Car

Navdeep Singh Pandher's driving test was a little different from that of most teens. He had to drive to the same standards and still needed to check his mirrors before making... read more October 30, 2012 by 16


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

Onstar Will Let Chevy Volt Owners Share Their Data Again, Soon

Owners of the Chevy Volt range-extended electric car are often pretty technically advanced. Many are conversant not only with auto technology but also with apps and software... read more October 24, 2012 by 13


 
2013 Chevrolet Volt, Catskill Mountains, Oct 2012

2013 Chevy Volt Software Update Required To Avert Delayed-Charging Glitch

Yesterday, General Motors announced it will be running a ‘customer satisfaction program’ for some 4,000 2013 Chevrolet Volts to fix a software glitch that could... read more October 23, 2012 by 2


 
2012 Vauxhall Ampera

2012 Chevrolet Volt (Vauxhall Ampera) Drives From U.K. To France, Underground

Last week, the Chevrolet Volt became the first production car to drive from the U.K. to France, using the service tunnel of the Eurotunnel underwater railway line between the... read more October 22, 2012 by 6


 
2012 Chevrolet Volt Charges

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... read more October 19, 2012 by 82


 
2013 Chevrolet Volt, Catskill Mountains, Oct 2012

Judge 'Charged' With 'Theft' For Plugging In Chevy Volt Electric Car

For centuries, the role of Judge has carried with it a solemn duty to uphold justice, the law, and to ascertain which facts are true, and which are not. So when a journalist... read more October 15, 2012 by 36


 
2013 Chevrolet Volt, Catskill Mountains, Oct 2012

2013 Chevrolet Volt: Gas Mileage, Electric Range Test

It had been almost two years since we'd driven a Chevrolet Volt range-extended electric car, and the new 2013 model has been slightly modified to boost its electric range. We... read more October 11, 2012 by 53


 
Chevrolet Volt OnStar EcoHub App

New Chevy Volt Electric-Car App Shows (Low) Cost Of Home Charging

How much does it cost to charge your electric car? Do you know? That might initially sound like a simple enough question to answer, but in some homes--especially ones signed... read more October 9, 2012 by 6


 
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


 
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


 
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 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


 

 
 

 
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