#GREENFAIL: Opel Dropping Amera, The European Chevy Volt, Because Of Weak Sales. “The car was a relative hit back in 2012, when it was named the European Car Of The Year and sales topped 5,200 units. Compared to 2012 numbers, which were good, Ampera sales dropped 40 percent to fewer than 3,200 in 2013 despite [...]
The Opel Ampera, GM's rebadged and slightly reskinned version of the Chevy Volt, will shuffle off this mortal coil in Europe after sales have slowed from a trickle to a slightly leaky faucet that almost keeps you up at night. Read more...
Sales of the Chevy Volt in the US have been fairly stable for the last few months (between a low of 1,478 and a high of 1,777 since March), but in Europe, the Opel Ampera (sister-vehicle of the Volt) has been trending downwards. TheShow More Summary
Most people think of the Cadillac ELR as nothing more than a fancy Chevy Volt, but it's actually a pretty decent car. The problem was it was too expensive and most buyers opted for the Model S. Prices have come down drastically and Opponaut The World of Vee picked one up. Read more...
The real goodies will come when the second-generation Volt is unveiled next year, but in the meantime, there's a little bonus for Volt buyers.
Chef Brian Voltaggio (Volt, Top Chef) has opening Lunchbox, a casual lunch-focused spot in Chevy Chase, Maryland and Eater DC takes a look inside. Besides tongue-in-cheek creations like Fileo-Fish and Supreme Pizza, Voltaggio is especially proud of his homemade Old...
EVObsession.com Once upon a time, the US electrified vehicle (EV) sales rivalry was between the Nissan Leaf and the Chevy Volt. Now, it seems the Ford Fusion Energi has taken the Volt’s place, but the Nissan Leaf is still clearly on top. Show More Summary
For the eighth straight month, the Nissan LEAF outsold the Chevy Volt, and while the sales gulf between the two models isn’t massive, Nissan is clearly winning Nissan LEAF Still Leading Chevy Volt In Sales was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.
Cars.com owned one of the earliest Chevrolet Volts in the country for more than a year and experienced the highs and lows of ownership. I've had my own Bow-Tie brand plug-in for nearly two years, and I've routinely been one...
GM crunched the numbers and found that since late 2010, Volt owners have collectively driven over a half-billion miles on electricity alone Chevy Volt Owners Drive On Electricity 63% Of The Time was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.
The 2012 and 2013 model year Chevrolet Volt extended-range plug-in vehicle may have a battery glitch caused by low coolant levels. No recall has been issued and General Motors is taking care of the issue at no cost to drivers. Some of...Show More Summary
Time for another electric vehicle news roundup! Rick Perry Goes Model S’ing: And in Cali nonetheless. The Texas Governor is certainly still trying to get that Gigafactory. Falling GM Prices: The Chevy Volt and the Cadillac ELR are seeing some massive price drops in some areas of the country. Show More Summary
Editor’s Note: Following up on Matthew’s article from the other day, news is that GM Chevy Volts have now passed half a billion electric miles, quite impressive. Chevy Volt Owners Have Driven A Half-Billion Electric Miles (via Gas 2.0)...Show More Summary
As General Motors gets ready to start 2015 Volt production Monday, Chevrolet is looking back at some of the numbers that got the car to where it is today. The headline number is that Volt owners have collectively put more than a half-billion electric miles on their cars. Show More Summary
The students spent three years transforming an ordinary Chevy Malibu into a revolutionary vehicle. Not far from the building where General Motors once invented the Chevy Volt, a dozen or so college students are standing on the blacktop...Show More Summary
When I started blogging, the Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt weren’t even on the market yet, let alone any other mass-market electric cars. CleanTechnica was publishing approximately 3 articles a day, mostly about solar power, wind power, and sad American politics. Show More Summary
Earlier this week we pointed out that several cars were spotted on display in Moscone Center during the morning of Apple’s WWDC keynote. While Apple’s CarPlay technology did not get a mention during the information-dense two hour keynote on Monday, it turns out those cars were used to give CarPlay demoes to press and attendees at the conference. We […]
Part of the BMW ActiveE fleet in the USA has been sent to the crusher in order to comply with local regulations. A small internet storm erupted last week when a Facebook user posted a photo (above) on the wall of the Chevy Volt Owners group. For many electric car enthusiasts the image of eight [...]
Originally published on Gas2. After enjoying several years as America’s semi-official Jesus Car, the Chevy Volt is starting to lose its luster in the face of bigger, better plug in hybrids from Europe and Japan- not to mention the more...Show More Summary
By Zoltan Ban: In 2013, Renault (OTC:RNSDF) sold 2.63 million cars. By comparison Tesla (TSLA) sold 22,450 cars. The Chevy Volt and Nissan (OTCPK:NSANY) Leaf electric brands also sold a similar number of vehicles each. I wanted to point...Show More Summary