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June 2015 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

The real start of plug-in vehicle sales in the United States each year have always been a fair-weather thing. Prior to heading into the first month of summer, sales jumped last month to an estimated 11,540 vehicles in May from about 9,000 the month prior. Which begged the question, “Can June top…

4 days ago by Jay Cole 30

Chevy Volt

Police Chase Driver Of Stolen Chevrolet Volt

Police eventually apprehended a driver of a stolen Chevrolet Volt after a brief chase in Los Angeles County, California. According to Daily News: A man driving a stolen car led authorities on a chase today [Tuesday June 23] from the Fontana area to Arcadia, where he surrendered after driving onto…

1 week ago by Eric Loveday 11

Used Volt Batteries Supplying Power to New Data Center

Used Chevrolet Volt Batteries Power A Building (w/video)

General Motors announced a pilot energy storage project at the new General Motors Enterprise Data Center at its Milford Proving Ground. In the case of GM, ESS utilizes used Chevrolet Volt batteries  (from 5 cars), combined with solar (74-kilowatt ground-mount array) and wind power (two 2kW wind turbines). Solar and…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 8

Spark EV In Maryland

Chevrolet Spark EV In Maryland – Video

Four months ago, the announcement was made stating that the Chevrolet Spark EV would be available in Maryland starting this Spring. Well, the Spark EV has now arrived in Maryland and here’s video of one of the state’s first electric Spark owners: The Chevrolet Spark EV with SAE Combo DC…

3 weeks ago by Electric CarsTV 9