Despite the generally negative view on all-electric vehicle sales performance in the US over the past few years, when you look closer at the numbers, it appears that some plug-in vehicles are becoming increasingly competitive with popular non-plug-in hybrids as of late. Show More Summary
And you thought hearing the difference between Bolt and Volt was confusing in the States. Continue reading Chevy Bolt and Volt names look and sound the same in Korean Chevy Bolt and Volt names look and sound the same in Korean originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:44:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
The redesigned 2016 Chevrolet Volt features more handsome styling inside and out, and a noteworthy boost in its electric operating range.
In a recent interview with Car and Driver, former GM, Ford, Chrysler, and BMW exec Bob Lutz was quoted as saying that the Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid electric car (or “extended-range electric car”) was the car that he was the most proud of. Show More Summary
I ask Chris Sharek about his transition to an all-electric Tesla after driving a Chevy Volt. His answer: “The move from the Volt to the Model S was simply the next logical progression for me. My son was turning 16, needed a car for his...Show More Summary
With a Cd of 0.32, the Bolt is only slightly behind the Subaru Forester.
Some genius Canadian tuners wired up two Chevy Volt battery packs to a Tesla’s powertrain, and shoved it all into a lightweight a kit car. The result: a car severely in need of some stickier rear tires. Read more...
Right now, if you want an alternative-fuel vehicle, you have to pick from offerings that either require gasoline or an electrical outlet. The gas-electric hybrid and the battery-powered car — your Toyota Priuses, Chevy Volts, and Teslas...Show More Summary
Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid sales boomed in the US during July, even more than in previous months this year. A total of 2,406 Chevy Volts were sold during July. That means that July 2016 was the best month for Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid (PHEV) sales in the US since August 2014 — when 2,511 units were sold. Show More Summary
Originally appeared on Automoblog.net According to the latest data from General Motors, sales of the Chevy Volt have now reached 100,000 units. The milestone underscores a growing demand for alternatively powered automobiles. “The Chevrolet...Show More Summary
So far in 2016, Volt sales are up 76 percent. Continue reading Chevy Volt has sales best month since August 2014 Chevy Volt has sales best month since August 2014 originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 02 Aug 2016 12:09:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Apparently selling lots of Volts saves a lot of fuel as well. Continue reading Chevy is the first to sell 100,000 plug-in vehicles in US Chevy is the first to sell 100,000 plug-in vehicles in US originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 01 Aug 2016 15:25:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Sales are strong this year, but not quite as high as GM hoped to achieve when it first unveiled the Volt.
You don't have to spend a fortune to get a teched-out car these days. Recently, I had the chance to try out the 2017 Chevrolet Volt. Pricing for the Volt begins at about $33,000 and I was blown away with the number of innovative features inside the car at that price. Here's a look at some of technology in the car that makes it such a great deal. Show More Summary
I know Kim pretty well after first meeting her in a creative writing workshop years back. One gets used to baring their soul through storytelling in such endeavours. Just a few days ago, I watched her go through a visible, profound transition...Show More Summary
You can now rent a car to use as a Lyft taxi, including the new Chevy Bolt and Volt. Well, not the Bolt yet, but soon. Continue reading GM and Lyft's Express Drive rental service expanding further GM and Lyft's Express Drive rental service expanding further originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 12 Jul 2016 10:30:00 EDT. Show More Summary
QUESTION ASKED AND ANSWERED: So Why Aren’t People Buying Electric Cars? When Obama tried to promote the Chevy Volt as a new-fangled sort of “People’s Car” ready for the Brave New American Environmental Gleischaltung, I tried to do my part in 2010 to help their advertising campaign!
TweetTry not to breathe while reading this Gentle Reader, you know, since we’re “halt”-ing CO2: I’ll tell you, you can’t not burn the guzzolene if you operate a Chevy Volt. I know people who live in Frisco and are able to minimize gasoline use by charging at home and only taking short trips. Even then, […]
In Episode 5 of the Clean Break podcast, host Tyler Hamilton, returning after a long break (hey, it’s cottage time), discusses Ontario’s heat wave, applauds record Chevy Volt sales in Canada, and wonders why a small slice of EV purchase incentives don’t go to the auto dealerships that sell the cars. Show More Summary
US sales totals for the Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf this past month look a whole heck of a lot like the numbers from all the other months this year. Continue reading Can't stop: Chevy Volt sales still outpace Nissan Leaf Can't stop: Chevy Volt sales still outpace Nissan Leaf originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 01 Jul 2016 14:21:00 EDT. Show More Summary