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2016 Chevrolet Volt

Consumer Reports: First Drive Of 2016 Chevrolet Volt

Consumer Reports takes a quick look at the 2016 Chevrolet Volt, prior to purchasing its own for an extended test drive and full evaluation. The new generation Volt is compared to its predecessor from 2011 model year, and Consumer Reports notes improvements in most areas, like ride comfort, quieter drive,…

1 week ago by Mark Kane 37

Idaho National Laboratory test EV charging

Comparison: Chevrolet Volt & Nissan LEAF Charging Habits

U.S. Department of Energy’s Idaho National Laboratory recently released a comprehensive report about electric car charging habits – Plugged In: How Americans Charge Their Electric Vehicles. “Between early 2011 and the beginning of 2014, study partners installed more than 17,000 charging stations around the country and tracked the charging habits…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 59

GM Enjoys Best Sales Month Ever On 2012/2013 Chevrolet Volts

Converting Chevrolet Volt To Run On E85 Is Easy

The first generation Chevrolet Volt engine runs on gasoline, but as it turns out it can run on ethanol blends up to E85, as well. The switch to E85 is simpler than one might think because GM left ready-to-go software installed and all you need to do is to change some…

4 weeks ago by Mark Kane 95

2016 Volt

General Motors’ Execs Discuss 2016 Chevrolet Volt – Videos

Here is a short video that highlights the 2016 Chevrolet Volt and its improvements over the first generation Volt.   According to Pam Fletcher, Executive Chief Engineer for 2016 Chevrolet Volt, the second generation Volt brings significant efficiency gains, not only from new propulsion, but entire car (aerodynamic, low rolling…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 41