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With the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV now on the final home stretch and due in California and Oregon dealers within the next several weeks, a few final mysteries surrounding the car are now being resolved. As the first electric car with over 200 miles range for under $30,000 after a federal subsidy, the Bolt – […]

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General Motors has made public relations hay with its 238-mile Chevy Bolt EV priced under $30,000 after federal credit, but buyers outside of Oregon and California will need patience. According to GM media rep Michelle Malcho, the car will see a “slow flow” to the rest of the country in 2017, and the Wall Street […]

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Hyundai plans to release its all-electric Ioniq before the end of 2016 and the brand already has plans to boost its range straight away. According to the director of Hyundai’s eco-vehicles Ahn Byung-ki, the Ioniq will be able to travel more than 200 miles by 2018. When it launches early next year, the Ioniq will […]

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The first Toyota Prius Prime shipment has arrived in the U.S. en route to dealers as part of a nationwide “soft launch” rollout, and the all-new plug-in hybrid is more competitive than the model it replaces. Toyota’s 2012-2015 Prius Plug-in Hybrid caught heat from plug-in advocates for its diminutive 4.4-kWh battery, 11 miles EPA-rated “Elec […]

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Interested in the absolute ultimate in fuel savings among passenger cars that you can find? The disparity between cost to power the average 25-26 mpg new car sold in the U.S. versus the pinnacle among alternative-energy vehicles is quite significant. Topping the charts are pure electric cars which beyond night-and-day improvements in “fuel” (electricity) savings, […]

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General Motors’ 238-mile electric car starting at $37,495 before a $7,500 federal tax credit is reportedly now being produced on “a slow assembly line” at the company’s Orion Township, Mich. plant. A story by the Associated Press says California and Oregon participating dealers are to get the 2017 Chevy Bolt before the end of the […]

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For some unknown reason the 2017 Bolt EV is not being offered at discount on the GM Family First site. Family First provides discounted prices for new GM vehicles to family and friends of active and retired GM employees through participating dealers. Discounts vary by make and model, and in one such case, don’t exist […]

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The 2017 Chevy Bolt EV may be the only game in town at its range-for-dollar level – if it’s in your town at all yet – but that’s not stopping GM from sweetening the deal with 2.9-percent financing. Being offered first in California and Oregon, possibly other markets with many states expecting their first allocations […]

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Want to drive tailpipe emission free in an electric vehicle? Chevrolet has the car for you – the Volt. Or, rather, the Bolt. OK, either one could work, but which is a better way to go? Aside from the names that are confusingly similar even for well-spoken Americans, and which can give speakers of other […]

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Today most major automakers say they’re eager to build electric cars, many have announced new models with more pending, but none would be doing this if they did not have to. To some observers this may be obvious, and to others just loosely aware of the facts and fancies surrounding the electrification of the automobile, […]

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