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
Chevy's new Volt improves in nearly every regard and is a genuinely compelling choice, even if you're not looking for a hybrid.
A few months ago, Gabriel Lua purchased a 2013 Chevy Volt to replace his 1987 Honda Civic, which had been giving him exhaust headaches and made him worry about the health of his children, ages 3 and 5. Even though the old Civic had failed the state's smog test three times and was costing him hundreds...
Originally published on EV Obsession. Reminder: Monthly US EV sales reports are now published here — the current month’s report as well as reports from previous months (but just one previous month so far). Chevy Volt rose to #1 again, after many, many months trailing other popular electric vehicle models on the US car market. Show More Summary
The Chevy Volt outsold the Nissan Leaf by over 900 units last month. Pretty much how it's been for all of 2016. Continue reading Chevy Volt keeps Nissan Leaf in rearview with strong May sales Chevy Volt keeps Nissan Leaf in rearview with strong May sales originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 01 Jun 2016 12:45:00 EDT. Show More Summary
Nissan Leaf sales have all the buoyancy of a cinder block, meaning buyers clearly weren’t impressed with the extra miles of range added for 2016. The venerable electric vehicle recorded 979 U.S. sales in May, up from the previous month’s 787 units, but down a whopping 53.5 percent from a year earlier. Show More Summary
Originally published on Gas2. My week with the 2017 Chevy Volt has come to an end. The lads from Chevrolet are coming to pick it up today. I will be sad to see it leave my driveway. Here’s my final assessment of the Volt: This is a brilliant car. Show More Summary
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Originally published on Gas2. Day 3 with my Chevy Volt was eventful if only because I got a call from Fred Ligouri, Chevrolet’s product specialist in Michigan. He is the person who started the whole “How would you like to drive a Volt for a week?” thing. Show More Summary
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I drive a Chevy Volt, a car that can operate entirely on batteries or by using an ordinary gas engine to power the electric system. It’s a bit of a complex system, but it allows the car to travel for 40-something miles on electric alone, then switch over to gas for longer trips. I’m on my second Volt. Show More Summary
Originally published on Gas2. Yesterday was my first full day with the Chevy Volt the folks at Chevrolet have kindly placed at my disposal. I decided I would use it exactly the way I use my regular car, a 2010 Honda Civic, on a normal day. Show More Summary
Editor’s Note: We have already had a few reviews of the 2nd-generation Chevy Volt. See Robyn Purchia’s first piece, Robyn’s second piece, and Nicolas Zart’s article and video review. Technically, those were the 2016 Chevy Volt, while Steve got the 2017 Volt, but there’s not much difference. Show More Summary
Nissan provides 100 Leafs to Madrid taxi fleet. A new Tesla Powerwall version will launch soon. BYD sells 50,000 Qin PHEVs as fast as Chevy Volt. Social Charging app makes better use of EV infrastructure. Continue reading Recharge Wrap-up:...Show More Summary