Originally published on EV Obsession. At the beginning of October, I noted that the Nissan Leaf and the Chevy Volt had just switched places at the top of the monthly US plug-in car sales for the 5th month this year. They were swapping places every month for a while. Show More Summary
Kevin Tofel, GigaOM: It's hard to believe that it was a year ago when we added a Chevy Volt to our garage. A key factor in that decision was that we were generating excess electricity from the 41 solar panels we put on our house in 2011. Show More Summary
After 12 months and 15,000 miles, was the Chevy Volt the right car for us? With our prior home solar panel investment and driving habits: yes. But it's not a good car for everyone and there's one thing I'd change.
This is the Chevy Volt of helicopters. Excuse me, it's not a helicopter, it's a Volocopter. It's the result of German company e-volo, which has decided that the helicopter as we know it needs some rethinking for the 21st century. Read more...
The 2014 Cadillac ELR is a plush sibling of the Chevy Volt -- for twice the price. Will anyone buy it?
GM says it's equal to shutting off gas pumps in the state for a full eight hours.
TweetYou see, the dirty gas put into this Chevy Volt magically becomes CleanFuel because PG&E says so: Click to expand OK fine.
Chevrolet Volt sales were down by nearly a third last month.
On Friday, General Motors reported its monthly sales figures for October. Overall the auto company said it sold 33,000 more cars this October, compared to the month last year. Overall sales increased just over 15%, beating Wall Street expectations. Show More Summary
GM's new Cadillac ELR is a striking, luxurious coupe. But $76,000 is a lot of money for a Chevy Volt in a fancy suit.
The slow rollout of Siri Eyes Free has begun to infiltrate the Chevrolet line-up, with Apple's virtual assistant making its way into the Volt plug-in hybrid.
Auto analyst John Rosevear says Tesla isn’t competing against the Chevy Volt.
Originally published on Gas2. By Christopher DeMorro. When the Chevy Volt launched with a $39,995 sticker price, critics shouted down the plug-in hybrid as too expensive. Since then GM has slashed the price of the Volt by $5,000, which...Show More Summary
I know that a lot of you are eager for electric trucks to hit the market. One of the first such vehicles is the Via Motors VTRUX. It’s not 100% electric, but it is a plug-in hybrid electric truck that, like the Chevy Volt, can run solely on electricity. Show More Summary
Chevrolet announced that six of its 2014 vehicles will use Siri Eyes Free integration. The hands-free feature that relies on Siri voice commands will be found in the Camaro, Cruze, Equinox, Malibu, SS, and Volt. It can be used through the company’s MyLink infotainment system. Show More Summary
TweetHere it is, the amazingly-expensive 2014 Cadillac XLR, for just(!) $75999: (Note absurdly-large 20-inch wheels, you know, for “luxury.”) Sometimes I just don’t know…
The Cadillac ELR and Chevy Volt share the same underpinnings. The Chevy Volt, which isn't selling super fantastically, starts at $34,185. The ELR, when it hits dealers in January, will start at $75,995. Jeepers. Read more...
Anyone who thinks the Chevy Volt is expensive is not going to like this news. In fact, anyone who wants plug-in vehicles to succeed is probably not going to like how the just-announced base price for the 2014 Cadillac ELR electric luxury coupe will give ammunition to anyone who says these kinds of cars are too expensive. Show More Summary
Originally published on EV Obsession. I just published a full wrap-up of US electric vehicle sales up till the end of September. However, a few specific stories seemed worth highlighting in separate posts. For example, this constantShow More Summary