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General Motors has a secret new car called the 2016 Chevy Volt. It can run 53 miles solely on battery power before a gas engine takes over for 420 total miles, is more fun than an “eco” car has any right to be, and we’re here to tell you about it. What? You say you […]

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  Compared to the 2016 Chevy Volt, a Nissan Leaf could leave you stranded, and it’s at least far from range-anxiety free. Similarly, the 2016 Toyota Prius uses 1990s tech in its NiMh battery. These assertions are not ours, however, but the gist of new attack advertisements Chevrolet has in store to wake people up […]

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Launched in December 2010, the Chevrolet Volt fleet has driven more than 1 billion total miles, with close to two-thirds of this without using gasoline in all-electric mode. The Volt’s Web site ticker keeps track based on most, but not all, of the cars’ data via OnStar, and to date close to 33 million gallons […]

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Last year we reported Chevrolet had begun 2013 Volt production in early June, and by July they were shipping to dealerships, but this year, it appears nothing more regarding the 2014 Volt will be even announced until August. This deviates from previous word we received a few months ago when we were told 2014 details […]

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In light of weakened Chevrolet Volt sales that have seen Nissan Leaf sales push ahead this year, GM is offering various discounts on its “extended-range” EV. Combined with all potential government incentives and discounts, the net result may be the Volt is the recipient of the highest percentage of money off from any car in […]

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Along with General Motors reporting the company’s highest overall sales month since September 2008, the Chevrolet Volt’s sales crested higher to 1,607 units sold in May compared to 1,306 units sold in April. May’s results do however lag 4.3-percent behind the Volt’s May 2012 score of 1,680 units sold, and follow Nissan’s all-electric Leaf’s May […]

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Chevrolet proudly stated today that many Volt owners are consistently achieving the published EPA-estimated mileage of 98 MPGe gasoline-free miles, and many are even exceeding it. At the same time, Chevrolet said that “their experience contributes to an out worldly total of 150 million electric-powered Volt driving miles – roughly the distance from Earth to […]

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For the second year in a row, Consumer Reports’ annual auto survey has named the Chevrolet Volt to the top of its annual owner satisfaction survey. A key question asked of owners of 350,000 vehicles spanning the 2010-2013 model years was: “Considering all factors – price, reliability, comfort, enjoyment, etc., – would you get this […]

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During a recent interview with Plug-In America, former GM car czar Bob Lutz said that despite all the negative publicity heaped on the Chevy Volt from “right wing talk show guys,” and others, its March sales were predicted to be significantly better. We can now confirm that this is indeed true. According to information released […]

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As the Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf continue to be watched in a perceived battle for sales supremacy in the electric vehicle segment, February sales figures show the Volt gaining ground. According to General Motors, Chevrolet delivered 1,023 Volts last month, versus 478 Leafs – a significant change from January when 676 Nissans found owners, […]

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