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Chevrolet is back in the saddle again with a relatively healthy 2,114 Volt sales in December. The number is not far above November 2015’s 1,980 sales but a significant 41-percent rise above December 2014’s 1,490 Volt sales. What’s more, these sales are primarily in 11 states out of 50 operating under California rules. It is […]

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A 2016 Chevrolet Volt driven recently by Wayne Gerdes in Southern California returned 111.9 miles on a single charge and he said under ideal circumstances 125 miles is possible. The 2016 Volt is EPA rated for 53 miles electric range from its 18.4-kwh battery so Gerdes extracted more than twice the federal estimate and even […]

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Earlier this week, Chevrolet reached out to a group of people in select markets offering delivery of a new 2016 Volt for a 30-minute test drive. The e-mail from Chevrolet’s “Drive My Way” program came to an undetermined number of prospects and offered the 2016 Volt for them to check out at a destination of […]

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The 2016 Chevy Volt has risen on the U.S. EPA’s all-time fuel sipper top-10 list with 24-percent better gas-plus-electric fuel economy than the 2015 Volt and that version was already number one to begin with – with an asterisk. Asterisk: Not counted by the EPA are all-electric vehicles which are more energy efficient but more […]

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It’s so far so good for the 2016 Volt under the watchful eye of Consumer Reports. As an initial first-drive review of a borrowed car prior to purchasing its own, the publication says the Volt has gotten around 48 miles of all-electric range, less than the 53 miles combined the EPA rating promises. Under gas […]

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Having collaborated for years with Chevrolet, the FIRST K-12 robotics program will receive a donated 2016 Chevrolet Volt in order to helop it raise funds. FIRST is an acronym of For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology, and FIRST will auction the Volt with proceeds going toward the many STEM programs FIRST supports nationwide. […]

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For an ordinary car, 100,000 sales worldwide is not a big deal, but considering what the Chevy Volt has been through to get this far, in this case it is. The plug-in electrified vehicle that’s plowed the ground for others to follow crossed the milestone some time last month, two months shy of its five-year […]

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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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A rumor that Chevrolet was pushing back its nationwide production schedule for the next-generation Volt, and nixing the 2016 model year altogether for 39 states has been verified. Chevrolet will as scheduled continue an ordering process for 2016 model year Volts that began in California in May, and later with 10 more states following its […]

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If a photo of the GM Workbench ordering system proprietary to Chevy dealers is correct, next-generation Chevrolet Volt production is delayed in 39 states until February 2016. We say “next-generation” Volt and not 2016, because it appears there will be no 2016 model year at all made available to buyers outside of 11 states that […]

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