The Cadillac ELR was released for the 2014 model year as a more luxurious alternative to the Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid, but unfortunately sales haven't taken off. Cadillac has now unveiled a host of upgrades to the 2016 ELR that will make it more to the
Researchers have taken a significant step toward the development of a battery that could outperform the lithium-ion technology used in electric cars such as the Chevy Volt. They have shown they can replace the lithium ions, each of which...Show More Summary
When the history books are written about Barack Obama’s tenure as commander in chief, the Chevrolet Volt will doubtless be remembered as the most important car of his presidency. Like selfies, secular stagnation and the tea party, General Motors’ plug-in hybrid is inextricably linked with the America...
Despite the similarity to the Volt, Chevrolet's upcoming EV will definitely be called the Bolt, according to the brand's marketing boss. The company conducted two studies into the name to make sure this is a good idea. Continue reading...Show More Summary
Originally published on EVObsession by Christopher DeMorro The Chevy Volt made its world debut at the 2007 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, which would have put me somewhere in the middle of my first senior year of college. Show More Summary
TweetWell, this kind of thing should be mandatory for Toyota Prius drivers: And Interim Mayor Ed Lee’s Chevy Volt should have this too, the better to spot when it’s double parked. If I were a driver, I’d ask for a radio call sign like Maverick, Goose, Jester, or Strut Jetstream…
The move comes in response to slow sales and to deal with a change to an all-new version of the car.
Los Angeles -- The city of angels and electric cars. LA is arguably the electric car capital of the U.S. The northwest part of the city -- where I live -- is probably one of the few places in America where you can pass a Chevy Volt, Tesla Model S, Nissan [...]
A week ago when observing the latest GM deliveries, we noticed something troubling: Chevy Volt deliveries -56.8% Y/Y — zerohedge (@zerohedge) April 1, 2015 Here is the unpleasant detail for a car that five years ago was among the biggest...Show More Summary
Chevy's Volt has had the sales lead for years, but Nissan's all-electric car has taken over.
Hey GM, how about a plug-in version?
After many years of trailing the Chevy Volt, the Nissan Leaf has finally secured the sales total lead. Until the next-gen Volt arrives in the second half of 2015, anyway. Continue reading Nissan Leaf is now the best-selling plug-in vehicle...Show More Summary
Thanks to sharing some tech with the latest Chevrolet Volt, the 2016 Malibu Hybrid is estimated to get 48 mpg city and 47 mpg combined when it goes on sale next spring. Continue reading 2016 Chevy Malibu Hybrid, now with 48 mpg city 2016 Chevy Malibu Hybrid, now with 48 mpg city originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 01 Apr 2015 17:01:00 EST. Show More Summary
Chevrolet just unveiled its brand new 2016 Malibu Hybrid at the New York Auto Show - and it's lighter, more stylish, and more efficient thanks to a jolt of technology borrowed from the 2016 Chevy Volt. The brand new 2016 Malibu Hybrid gets over 45 miles
The 2016 Chevrolet Volt and the EN-V concept car will make an appearance in the Disney movie 'Tomorrowland' starring George Clooney, opening on May 22. The sci-fi mystery will kick off the ad campaign for the next-generation hybrid.Show More Summary
Chevrolet says the next-generation will offer a proper hybrid version using technology from the 2016 Volt, and is expected to return a combined 45 mpg. Continue reading Chevy Malibu will become 45-mpg strong hybrid with next update Chevy...Show More Summary
Normally when the dealerships versus Tesla debate props up, I'm on Elon's side. But a recent Forbes article that compares buying a Chevy Volt and a Tesla is not only an unfair, it's myopic. Chevy dealers aren't anything like Tesla stores, but that doesn't mean that Chevy are doing something wrong. Read more...
Chevy has had nothing but trouble with its Volt line. Now another massive recall in in the works. Apparently the car is so quiet that some owners are leaving the
A software update will limit the idle time when the car is not moving, in case a driver forgets to shut off the ignition.
Gas prices have rebounded a bit, but they remain low enough to kill the cost-saving argument for buying a plug-in electric car like the Nissan Leaf or Chevy Volt.