GM's most advanced car ever will hit dealer showrooms at the end of October and if early reviews are any indication, the 2016 Chevy Volt will likely be a big hit not just among electric hybrid enthusiasts, but also car buyers who are looking for a r
It will test them at the Warren Technical Center campus, where employees will be able to order a ride with a smartphone.
I got a chance to climb behind the wheel of the 2016 Chevy Volt and take it for a spin on the winding coastal roads north of San Francisco. By improving the car’s energy efficiency, redesigning its lithium ion cells, making it more aerodynamic,...Show More Summary
Originally published on EV Obsession. GM’s electric vehicle (EV) ambitions seem to be shaping up nicely going on recent comments made at an investor conference. Amongst the interesting comments, one stood out in particular: The company...Show More Summary
2016 Volt: GM is penetrating an important demographic. Though Tesla's Model S and the Chevrolet Volt are very different electric cars appealing to ostensibly very different demographics, they both seem to have equal appeal in Beverly Hills. That's good news for General Motors. I often pass through Beverly Hills/Bel Air (as an alternative [...]
Originally published on EV Obsession. The wait for the longer-range 2016 Nissan LEAF and 2016 Chevy Volt continues to stunt plug-in car sales growth in the US. Just about every car within the price vicinity (and especially the historically leading LEAF & Volt) saw September 2015 sales drop compared to September 2014. Show More Summary
As Chevrolet prepares to make the much-anticipated 2016 Volt available in several lucky states (and Canada), we’re all anxious to see how the new model looks compared to earlier versions of the Volt. At the 2016 Chevy Volt media drive this week in San Francisco, I was fortunate to see many of the Volt’s new features myself. Show More Summary
"Range-extended EV" or "plug-in hybrid": Chevy doesn't care what you call the all-new 2016 Volt... so long as you buy one. If Chevy and its representatives had its druthers, however, you and I would refer to the Volt as a range-extended EV. Show More Summary
This week, Chevrolet hosted the 2016 Volt media drive outside San Francisco and I was one of the fortunate few who got to check it out and drive it up the beautiful California coast. Many have gushed about the new model’s improvements over...Show More Summary
The second-gen Chevy Volt arrives with improvements in every area you can name. Whether or not this will translate into better sales remains a big unknown. Continue reading 2016 Chevrolet Volt First Drive 2016 Chevrolet Volt First Drive originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 02 Oct 2015 11:57:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
I always thought it was Skynet that was going to run the Apocalypse. Or perhaps an Atari computer system named Joshua that just wanted to play chess with its floppy
Like the Anthem ad from a few years ago, Chevy's new Elevator commercial takes aim at pure electric vehicles. You know, the kind GM also sells. Continue reading 2016 Chevy Volt ads strike frustrating, yet familiar, chord 2016 Chevy Volt ads strike frustrating, yet familiar, chord originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 01 Oct 2015 20:02:00 EST. Show More Summary
GM's 2016 Chevy Volt is all-new and will hit showrooms in 11 states across the country at the end of October and at a fraction of the cost of a Tesla Model S it will likely give electric car enthusiasts another option to consider. The new Volt will
General Motors plans drive into autonomous cars 1 October 2015 From the section Business Image copyright AFP Image caption GM has sold nearly 15,000 battery-powered Chevy Volt cars this year and now wants to develop an autonomous version. General Motors plans to unveil a self-driving car next year as it embarks on a major push […]
GM will be getting a lot more autonomous vehicle data from its employees, as they'll start using driverless Volts to get around the Warren, MI, tech center. Continue reading GM to run autonomous 2017 Chevy Volts at tech center GM to run autonomous 2017 Chevy Volts at tech center originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 01 Oct 2015 13:30:00 EST. Show More Summary
2016 Volt: it has about half of the 2016 Leaf's battery range but over 400 miles total range. Here we are in the fall of 2015 and two of the most popular mass-market electric vehicles are set to advance to stage two. That would be the 2016 versions of the Nissan [...]
The second-generation model will only be available in a few states for the 2016 model year, with a full roll-out secheduled for the 2017 model year.
GM confirms that the second-gen Chevy Volt is being delayed for most US states. Only California and the other CARB states will get the 2016 MY car. Continue reading Most of the US won't get 2016 Chevy Volt Most of the US won't get 2016 Chevy Volt originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 08 Sep 2015 11:14:00 EST. Show More Summary
Used Chevy Volts are appearing on the market at an increased rate, but many potential buyers are afraid of electrical-system parts and repair costs. There's now a clearer picture of replacement costs and more options for battery repair and maintenance are showing up. Show More Summary
The 2016 Volt is a far better car than its predecessor, but it’s tough to say if the upgrades will be enough to set it apart. The post Chevy’s New Volt Is Way Better, But Maybe Not Good Enough appeared first on WIRED.