The American-made Volt handily beat its Japanese competitors in US sales of plug-in vehicles for the month of May.
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The automotive legend turned 80 on February 12, but he still looks and sounds vital. Even better, and in contrast to the typical assumption about octogenarians Lutz is still entirely relevant. Bob Lutz tends not to speak in abbreviations. More often than not, it’s “gasoline,” not gas, “General Motors,” not GM. Perhaps it’s indicative of a… Read more »
On the strength of a shrewd business plan and ties to GM, VIA Motors plans to jump-start the electric transition through the back door of America’s service vehicles. Its E-REV pickup trucks and vans prove that you can have your fuel efficiency and costs savings, too. Everyone should want an EV. They’re more efficient than… Read more »
Arizona State University's Formula Electric Team, a group of automotive engineering students who design EVs, received a generous gift from the Drive for Innovation Program: a Chevy Volt.
Despite strong numbers GM is faced with an oversupply, and plans to suspend production of the new PHEV for three weeks in July, instead of the traditional two-week holiday.
Lee Spieckerman, CEO of Spieckerman Media: [some Fox commentators] seem to have kind of a fetish for demonizing the Volt
Fans of GM executive Bob Lutz and his outspoken defense of the Chevy Volt will find a trove of treats on the YouTube channel Plugin Car Fun.
The 120-volt charging cord exchange affects all 2011 models and some of the 2012s. The 240-volt cords will not be exchanged, and recharging time will not be affected.
The company plans to deploy up to 20 more PHEVs and/or EVs in Chicago this year. Zipcar will launch the new Volts with a public event on Saturday, March 31.
Dan Akerson gave an interview to CNN Money this week in which he answered critics of the Volt, and denied the interviewer’s assertion that Chevy’s new PHEV had given the company a “black eye.”