The first big wave of used electric vehicles is just starting to roll in, with Nissan LEAF and Chevy Volt leases ending and the slightly used models hitting the market. Of course, with the US federal tax credit claimed and removed from...Show More Summary
If you're gonna get in a car accident, you might as well hit the jackpot... like this woman who just got rear-ended by Michael Eisner. The Former Disney CEO was driving along in West L.A. in his Chevy Volt when he slammed into an Escalade. The…
Originally published on Gas2. At a Tomorrowland screening about a month ago, some Chevy Volt drivers got to preview and chime in on the 2016 Chevy Volt. Check out their thoughts in the video embedded in the tweet below. #NextGenVolt fans talk pricing, features and more at a #Tomorrowland screening. Show More Summary
This post originally appeared on Business Insider. Chevrolet has found a unique use for the discarded cases of its Volt batteries—and it involves bats and ducks. The Chevy Volt battery cover is made of thermoset, a type of plastic that's difficult to recycle. Show More Summary
Chevrolet has found a unique use for the discarded cases of its Volt batteries — and it involves bats and ducks. The Chevy Volt battery cover is made of thermoset, a type of plastic that's difficult to recycle. And once the batteries are ready for use, the thermoset cases that shipped them become useless. Show More Summary
Originally published on EV Obsession. Unfortunately, June was a pretty poor month for US electric car sale when compared to June 2014. Of course, most electric cars on the market are compliance cars, which means that their makers don’t...Show More Summary
Originally published on Kompulsa. Five used Chevy Volt batteries are partially powering the new GM Enterprise Data Center building at their Milford Proving Ground. What makes this battery reuse concept brilliant is the fact that almost everyone has uses for batteries, even if they are depleted. Show More Summary
Why is Tesla successful and not Chevy Volt? Sure, we can look at the technical specs and point to this and that but eventually everyone has similar specs but why is Tesla the most successful? American businesses have got so used to laying off their people when things look bad, that layoffs are now considered a management talent. Show More Summary
Chevy is very proud of its battery technology and the fact that it is all-American. Its origin doesn't say much to consumers, though. Click through and find out what makes it special.
General Motors is now using five sets of batteries from aging Chevrolet Volts to help power a new data center. The post GM’s Using Old Chevy Volt Batteries to Power a Building appeared first on WIRED.
The number of electric vehicles hitting the market continues to grow each year and with that comes the concern about what we'll do with all the lithium-ion batteries that power the EVs. General Motors has announced a new use for the batteries that power
We’ve seen a few people tear down the drive trains from electric vehicles like the Nissan Leaf, Prisuses, or the Chevy Volt. We’ve also seen someone tear down the battery pack found in a Tesla Model S. What we haven’t seen until nowShow More Summary
A bundle of five battery modules helps store energy from solar panels and wind turbines.
Originally published on EV Obsession. GM has trotted a lot of information out to the public about the second-generation 2016 Chevy Volt, including a lower price and specifications on the upgraded Voltec drivetrain. But one tidbit we’re still missing out on are official EPA MPG and MPGe numbers. Show More Summary
Momentary changes to the spec site for the 2016 Chevrolet Volt suggest that it might get 43 miles per gallon and 106 mpge, rather than the original rating of 41 mpg and 102 mpge. There have been other tweaks, as well. Continue reading...Show More Summary
Originally published on EV Obsession. California may be called the Golden State, but when it comes to getting all the coolest and newest plug-in cars, it should be called the Golden Child. If you live in California, as of yesterday, you can now place an order for the hotly-anticipated 2016 Chevy Volt. Show More Summary
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For dealers in California, the first orders for the 2016 Chevrolet Volt can be made on May 28. A few other states can make reservations on August 27, and things finally roll out nationwide October 1. Continue reading 2016 Chevy VoltShow More Summary
One of the big unknowns when it comes to buying a first-generation plug-in vehicle is what will happen to resale values a few years later. We’re starting to get an idea, though, as the first wave of Chevy Volts and Nissan LEAFs comeShow More Summary
Production of the first-generation Chevy Volt has already ceased, as GM retools its factories to begin building the all-new 2016 Volt. Yet even though first-gen production ceased just a month ago, there are actually about 6,000 factory-fresh 2015 Chevy Volts sitting unsold on dealer lots across the country, reports the Detroit Free Press. Show More Summary