US sedan sales are down 12 percent this year, and GM's are down 17 percent; the Chevy Impala is down a whopping 45 percent. At risk are the Impala, Sonic and Volt; the Cadillac XTS and CT6; and the Buick LaCrosse. The post Good Cars, Poor Sales: Why GM Might Kill Off 6 Sedans appeared first on ExtremeTech.
The launch of Tesla’s first mass-market vehicle is almost here. This week we’ll look at what to expect going forward. “Handover party for first 30 customer Model 3’s on the 28th!,” Musk tweeted back on July 2. “Production grows exponentially, so Aug should be 100 cars and Sept above 1500.” Model 3 configurator, simple configs […]
The SUV craze may kill the Chevy Volt. But the Voltec plug-in hybrid powertrain may find its way into a crossover SUV as early as 2020. Sedan Swoon May Signal End Of Chevy Volt & Chevy Impala, But … was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.
As car sales fall, GM is putting several models under scrutiny as candidates for elimination
It really seems that the UAW wants to protect jobs by moving production to low-volume plants. Continue reading GM won't really kill off the Chevy Volt and Cadillac CT6, will it? GM won't really kill off the Chevy Volt and Cadillac CT6, will it? originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:45:00 EDT. Show More Summary
If the Chevy Volt and Toyota Prius are presented as solutions to cut greenhouse gas emissions, it may be a toss-up as to which one wins. This is according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s fueleconomy.gov website, which lets consumers determine tailpipe plus upstream emission. Show More Summary
The Toyota Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid-Electric (PHEV) is new to the market and already outselling the Tesla Model S, Model X, Chevy Volt, and Bolt. The car is catching on with consumers becasue Toyota is already a leader in hybrid technology and a trusted brand. It has a number of advantages that consumers seem to […]
As I noted last month, due to Tesla's higher and higher production rates and little insight into where those cars are shipped, we've decided to stop estimating Tesla's US sales/deliveries. That said, generally speaking, we expect that Tesla ships approximately 2,000–3,000 Model S and Model X each (so, 4,000–6,000 combined) to US customers. Show More Summary
The team over at On Point Dyno — led by Sacha Anis — has built a custom fully electric Lotus Evora dubbed Blue Lighting that is powered by the drive unit from a Tesla Model S 85 and a 32 kWh battery pack from a Chevy Volt Blue Lightning...Show More Summary
Once upon a time, there was an epic monthly sales battle in the US between the Nissan LEAF and the Chevy Volt. They were neck and neck for ages, sometimes changing places several months in a row. Nowadays, the market is growing, andShow More Summary
The good news today is all of my regular EV charging spots were filled with other Nissan Leafs. I'm used to seeing Teslas and Chevy Volts. Of late, I spotted a few more Leafs. People do love the airy, comfortable Leaf. There's more good news if you own a Nissan Leaf — your used Leaf is appreciating. Show More Summary
A rebranded (and notably modified) version of the Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid (PHEV) known as the Buick Velite 5 has been revealed in concert with the Shanghai Auto Show, as expected Buick Velite 5 (Rebranded Chevy Volt) Extended-Range...Show More Summary
Buick will add an extended-range electric car to its lineup in China later this year. The vehicle, labeled a Buick Velite 5, is a rebadged Chevrolet Volt and was revealed to the world on Wednesday at the 2017 Shanghai auto show. The news isn’t a complete surprise as we’ve known since September that the Volt was going to be rebadged a...
The first 100 Cadillac CT6 PHEV cars are in the country and are on their way to dealer showrooms. As a reminder, all hybrid versions of the CT6 are built in China and imported to the Cadillac CT6 PHEV Arrives — “Chevy Volt On Steroids”...Show More Summary
The world's wireless EV charging leader, Plugless (parent company = Evatran), has been tracking some fun figures and recently shared some electric vehicle milestones with CleanTechnica. The first was that the Nissan LEAF, Chevy Volt,...Show More Summary
Zunum Aero wants to remake aviation with the Chevy Volt of planes. The post Zunum's Hybrid Jet Could Finally Make Electric Flight a Reality appeared first on WIRED.
TeslaMondo reported from Disney’s Epcot Center and found a blatant General Motors influence throughout. Has anyone been to the Epcot Center this year? Is the EV display still the same? Still showing a moldy ol’ Chevy Volt Disney’s Epcot...Show More Summary
Buick will soon add an extended-range electric car to its lineup in China. A teaser shot reveals that the car, labeled a Buick Velite 5, is essentially a rebadged Chevrolet Volt. The news isn’t a complete surprise as we’ve known since September that the Volt was going to be rebadged a Buick for the Chinese market. And the Velite name...
The Velite 5 will be Buick's first extended range electric vehicle.
A 1.5-liter engine coupled with twin electric motors and a lithium ion battery pack sounds familiar, no? Continue reading Buick's Velite 5 is a rebadged Chevy Volt for China Buick's Velite 5 is a rebadged Chevy Volt for China originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:57:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments