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EcoCar3 To Use New Chevy Camaro

EcoCAR3 To Use Next-Generation 2016 Chevrolet Camaro

General Motors will donate next-generation Chevrolet Camaros to US Department of Energy’s and Argonne National Laboratory’s EcoCAR 3 competition. For those who don’t follow EcoCAR, it’s hailed as “North America’s premier collegiate automotive engineering competition” and it’s “challenging 16 North American university teams to redesign the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro to…

6 days ago by Inside EVs Staff 4

Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid Powertrain Borrows Volt Tech

2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid Powertrain Video

Using technology from the 2016 Chevrolet Volt propulsion system, Malibu Hybrid will offer an estimated combined fuel economy rating exceeding 45 mpg, higher than the combined mileage ratings of the Ford Fusion, Toyota Camry and Hyundai Sonata hybrid variants. An all-new, direct-injection 1.8L four-cylinder engine mated to a two-motor drive…

1 month ago by Electric CarsTV 20

2016 Chevrolet Volt - Image Credit: Tom Moloughney/InsideEVs

Pre-Production 2016 Chevrolet Volts Now Being Built – Pricing Announcement Expected Next Month

It’s been confirmed that General Motors has started building pre-production 2016 Chevrolet Volts at Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly. These pre-production builds will be used to evaluate both the vehicle and the overall production process.  Within a couple of months, production models will roll off the lines.  Deliveries are expected to begin by this Fall….

2 months ago by Eric Loveday 73

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2016 Chevrolet Volt Video Mashups

Current Chevrolet Volt owners are perhaps the strongest supporters of General Motors’ plug-in electric car. Most are hoping that General Motors markets the heck out of the next-gen 2016 Volt. Problem is, GM has struggled (and shown lack of interest) in the department of marketing the Volt. That leads some…

2 months ago by Eric Loveday 9

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Op-Ed: The Volt is an EREV, and Here’s Why

Through all of the Volt-related stories on here, there is sometimes a vocal minority that declare the Volt is not an EREV. They claim they were lied to, cheated, and robbed of the promise of a pure series hybrid experience. They reference articles from third party websites that “prove” the Volt…

4 months ago by Eric Cote 214

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Nissan LEAF And Chevy Volt Go On A Camping Trip

No, that’s not the start of a lame joke.  Rather, it’s what took place a week prior to Labor Day, 2014.  I decided to go try the you’re-not-really-camping activity of car camping at Wellesely Island State Park, NY nestled within the Thousand Islands at the border of the United States…

5 months ago by Eric Cote 39