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
The first glimpse of the production car suggests GM has kept brand-specific modifications to a minimum.
The things you can do with a Raspberry Pi are pretty damn incredible these days. More »
A Raspberry Pi with a CANbus shield plugs between the OBD2 port and a laptop running an N64 emulator. Software on the Pi maps control positions in the car to controller actions in the game.
A clever tinkerer hacked the Chevy Volt into a life-sized Nintendo 64 emulator.
Scientists at Argonne National Laboratory helped kick off the modern energy storage race with their diligent experimentation on lithium-ion batteries. Their patents have ended up in the Chevy Volt and contributed to stationary storage for buildings and the grid. Show More Summary
As you may have heard by now, the 2016 Tesla Model S wasn't chosen by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) as a "Top Safety Pick" during the most resent testing round. The reasons? The Model S only managed to nab an "Acceptable"...Show More Summary
Chevrolet Bolt electric-vehicle sales already outpaced the more established Nissan Leaf in just its second month of availability. Continue reading Chevy Bolt and Volt both easily outpace Nissan Leaf sales Chevy Bolt and Volt both easily outpace Nissan Leaf sales originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 01 Feb 2017 18:05:00 EST. Show More Summary
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety decided to put four all-electric and hybrid electric vehicles to the test for safety. Compared with the 2017 Prius Prime and the 2017 Chevy Volt, the BMW i3 and the Tesla Model S weren't just...Show More Summary
TweetJust a little slice of life here on Market outbound near Monty. The driver on the bus goes honk honk honk/ honk honk honk / honk honk honk at this scooter-folding LUXE driver, who is fixing to stow away the black Chevy Volt for a customer: The problem is that it’s hard to park or […]
Going into 2017, I wanted to test drive some of the new plug-in hybrids hitting the market. Unfortunately, I found the newest plug-in hybrid EVs (with the exception of the 2017 Chevy Volt) difficult if not impossible to find in my area...Show More Summary
An interesting cost-analysis overview of Chevy Volt ownership was recently posted by "edaniel" on the GM-Volt.com forum that seems worth quoting from here Interesting Cost Analysis Of Chevy Volt Ownership (Gen 1 Volt) was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.
Before I committed to the Nissan Leaf, I test drove many EVs with Zach, whose boundless energy for fitting as much as humanly possible into one day pushed me to my limit of test driving. Here is my refreshed comparison of a Volt versus...Show More Summary
See the Unplugged Performance fascia for the Tesla Model S. Panasonic invests in Tesla PV plant. Chevy Volt driver has fun with a drone. Continue reading Recharge Wrap-up: Unplugged Performance fascia for Tesla Model S, Panasonic invests...Show More Summary
Ever wanted to watch someone drive a 2015 Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid (PHEV) around 3,700 miles in under 5 days? No? Neither have I, but it's a bit entrancing once you start... give it a watch Watch Someone Drive A Chevy Volt 3,700 Miles...Show More Summary
Reader Review Of The Chevy Volt A Reader Review Of The Chevy Volt Is Highly Positive was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.
Chevy Volt, Ford Focus Hybrid, Nissan Leaf all had strong sales in November. Continue reading November: The happy-days-are-here-again, maybe, Edition November: The happy-days-are-here-again, maybe, Edition originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 05 Dec 2016 09:15:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
For Morrissey, veganism isn’t a basic principle of justice - it’s pleather seats on a new Chevy.