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Video: Chevrolet teases the new 2016 Volt’s interior while demonstrating Regenerative Braking

Chevrolet is preparing themselves for a big reveal at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show next month–and that’s the all-new 2016 Chevrolet Volt, which moves into its second generation ever. That means all-new tech, an all-new design, more power, better efficiency, and improvements all around, or at least, we hope. Click here for more news on […]

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Report: BMW sets its sites directly on Tesla with an i5 and i7

BMW isn’t taking kindly to Tesla Motors, especially since they’re working overtime to build a competing brand under their i lineup along with supporting infrastructure, like a network of fast EV chargers to combat Tesla Motors’ Supercharger network. Now, BMW wants to tighten their aim even more with a Tesla Model S and Model X […]

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Report: GM and Ford apparently mulling electric pickups

Electric vehicles are definitely more popular than say, when GM killed the electric car in the 1990s. But if you notice one big pattern, none of the current EVs today are available in big, bulky, SUV and pickup truck forms. And that’s just simply because the two concepts clash quite terribly: EVs are built to […]

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Report: BMW plans Supercharger network to compete with Tesla

BMW isn’t liking what Tesla Motors has been doing recently, stealing a very solid portion of the luxury EV sedan pie with the Model S. Soon the Model X crossover will be here and the demand for charging stations is going to skyrocket. Tesla is prepared however, as they’re working on their own Supercharger charging […]

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Report: Audi working on new Tesla sedan rival with 280 mile range

AutoExpress was able to sit down with Audi at the LA Auto Show last week and there, they learned Audi is planning a new EV sedan to rival the Tesla Model S. After speaking with Audi’s technical development head, Ulrich Hackenberg, word is the new EV should offer a 280-mile range on a full charge and […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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The Volkswagen e-Golf is the most efficient compact EV in the US, says VW

Volkswagen is tooting its own horn with the recent 2015 e-Golf, which is the the world’s first all-electric Golf for North America. It boasts an EPA rating of the equivalent to 126MPGe city, 105MPGe highway, and a combined cycle of 116MPGe while sporting a range of 83 miles. The range might be limited, but the […]

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Report: Tesla announces joint project with Toyota

AutomotiveNews reports Tesla recently announced possibly be working with Toyota on a new project despite the fact their first joint venture, the Toyota RAV4 EV, was a bit of a flop. According to the report, Tesla’s Elon Musk recently hinted the two companies could reunite once again to work on a “significant project” in the next […]

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