2011 sales of the new PHEV totaled 7,671, well short of the company’s target of 10,000 units. So far this year, about 1,600 have left the lots.
Posts Tagged: Chevrolet Volt
The National Fire Protection Association and GM have jointly produced a set of video training resources for firefighters and other emergency personnel.
Those of us who do not believe that the electrification of the automobile should be a left/right partisan issue were delighted to read Bob Lutz’s editorial, “Chevy Volt And The Wrong-Headed Right,” which appeared Monday on Forbes.com. The endless fun that the Fox News/AM radio Axis of Ideotainment has been having with the so-called “Chevrolet… Read more »
Energy 101: Electric Vehicles is the latest in a series of videos on energy-related topics from the US Department of Energy.
Today, General Motors announced a set of enhancements to the Volt’s vehicle structure and battery coolant system in an attempt to put the burning-battery bugaboo behind it once and for all. Last May, a Volt battery caught fire after a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration crash test that punctured the battery pack and caused coolant… Read more »
As major EV makers announced their 2011 sales figures today, it appears that the Japanese beat the home team by a nose – Nissan sold 9,674 Leafs, and Chevy delivered 7,671 Volts.
Consumer Reports published an article on Thursday that confirms what most of us already know: EVs are cheaper to run than ICE vehicles. A lot cheaper.
You can say what you will about GM, but there’s no question that the company has been offering exemplary customer service (or is it damage control?) since the NHTSA launched a safety investigation into the Volt’s lithium-ion batteries
Sales of the Chevy Volt accelerated in November – over 1,100 units – even as sales of Nissan’s Leaf continued to sputter – 672 units for the month.
General Motors has shifted into damage control gear since the latest news from the crash tests.