Tag Archives: Chevrolet Volt

2014 LA Auto Show: Chevrolet teases the next-gen Volt at event in LA

Amid all of the press and exposure going on at the Staples Center this year for the LA Auto Show, Chevrolet sought to get as much of the action as they could by teasing the new Volt at a fan event recently. Chevrolet confirmed on their press site that the new second generation Volt is […]

Continue Reading

Chevrolet teases 2016 Volt powertrain details

General Motors had Chevrolet teases some new details about the new 2016 Chevrolet Volt at a preview event earlier today. And those details contain information involving the Volt’s new powertrain. Due for a reveal at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the 2016 Chevrolet Volt utilizes a new Voltec powertrain that maintains […]

Continue Reading

Report: Next-gen Chevrolet Volt to be powered by a new 1.5L four-banger

The next-generation Chevrolet Volt is on its way to the Detroit Auto Show next year and according to AutomotiveNews, the new Volt could be powered by a newly developed 1.5L four-banger for its range-extending motor. The Volt is most likely going to retain its original concept and recipe, being powered by an all-electric powertrain with a […]

Continue Reading

Report: Some details on the 2016 Chevrolet Volt surface

AutoBlog recently conducted a rundown of what’s currently known for the next-generation 2016 Chevrolet Volt. The new model is due at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show early next year and is promised to be more fuel and electrically efficient, according to GM’s executive vice president, Mark Reuss. The current Volt is rated at the equivalent […]

Continue Reading

Report: 2016 Chevrolet Volt due next year with new evolutionary styling

Edmunds reports that a new Chevrolet Volt is due next year as a 2016 model, sporting some evolutionary styling changes. Rather than reinventing the wheel, Chevrolet wants to maintain the recognition of the Volt with source saying that it will be “different, but not drastically different.” The new Volt will ride on a new front-wheel […]

Continue Reading

Cadillac ELR available for lease at $699/month

Cadillac has just knocked down a barrier to ELR, uh, lesseeship. With some stipulations, the $75,000 plug in hybrid coupe is now available for those with qualified credit for $699 per month. The 32,500-mile lease lasts 39 months after one forks over a $5,000 deposit at the lease signing. The ELR is a snappy, two-door, […]

Continue Reading

Report: General Motors in the works with a new compact EV, to have a 200-mile range

During an exclusive interview with GM’s current CEO, Dan Akerson, amidst the appointment of the American auto giant’s new leader, Mary Barra, Akerson disclosed that General Motors is in the works with a new compact EV. Details were kept to a minimum, but the new model was described to offer a range of around 200 […]

Continue Reading

Some dealers to stop selling Chevy Volt due to high cost of service tools

The Chevrolet Volt may be GM’s pride and joy but some Chevy dealers have decided to stop selling the car due to the high-cost of tools needed to service the plug-in hybrid vehicles. Last month, GM sent out a letter to Chevrolet dealers that additional tools will cost $5,100 to keep selling and servicing the […]

Continue Reading
Chevrolet Volt Infographic

Chevrolet Volt owners have driven more than 100 million all-electric miles

Chevrolet announced that Volt owners have collectively driven more than 100 million all-electric miles since the plug-in hybrid went on sale two years ago. Chevy said that on average, Volt owners travel more than 65 percent on pure electric-power and only end up using gas for longer trips. Read our review on the Chevrolet Volt. “The […]

Continue Reading

GM: We plan to have 500,000 vehicles with electrification by 2017

GM announced today that it will have up to 500,000 vehicles on the road with some form of electrification by 2017. The company said that its main focus will be plug-in hybrid technology. “The plug-in offers a unique opportunity to change the way people commute,” Mary Barra, senior vice president of Global Product Development told […]

Continue Reading