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Chevy Volt On The Rack

2014 Chevy Volt Technical Review – Video

“Mean Gene gets the Chevrolet Volt on the rack to look at more than it’s propulsion system and learns about the unique construction of balancing low weight with production costs . . .” This largely positive review approaches the Chevrolet Volt from a technical viewpoint and, we must admit, this…

3 weeks ago by Electric CarsTV 14

1 Billion Milestone Achieved And Surpassed

Chevy Volt Owners Pass 1 Billion Total Miles

It’s official: Chevy Volt owners have collectively driven more than 1 billion miles!!! Of those 1 billion miles, nearly 625 million were driven electrically. As for gas savings, General Motors claims that Volt owners have saved over 32.5 million gallons of fuel. Think over those figures for just a moment……

3 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 40

2014 volt lease

2014 Chevy Volt Lease Deal

With the 2015 Chevy Volt now widely available throughout the U.S., General Motors once again announced a decent lease deal on remaining 2014 Volts. Is the 2015 Volt better than the 2014 Volt?  Sure it is, but for the right price the 2014 Volt may be the wiser choice. The…

4 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 10

Despite Other Serious Accidents (like this recent Indiana collision), No Chevy Volt Has Ever Had A Lithium Battery Pack Related Fire Incident

Chevy Volt Crashes Into Telephone Pole

Despite repeated attempts to ascertain updated information on the status of the driver involved in this wreck, we’ve been unable to confirm his condition. As reported in late August by Indiana News Center: “A crash on Bass Road west of Scott late Thursday afternoon closed a part of the road.”…

1 month ago by Eric Loveday 0

Opel Ampera

Why Did GM’s Ampera Fail In Europe? UK Based AutoCar Weighs In

Over the past several years, as the Vauxhall/Opel Ampera sales returns have come in, we have debated the viability of GM’s rebranded/reskinned Chevrolet Volt for Europe. Yearly estimated Opel Ampera sales in Europe: 2011 – 268 2012 – 5,300* 2013 – 3,184 2014 – 411 (July + partial data into August) Then this past July, it…

1 month ago by Jay Cole 56

Take That Lexus

With Humor, Chevy Volt Owner Fires Back At Lexus’ Anti-EV Ad

Chevy Volt owner Steve Koopman is behind this anti-Lexus image/ad, which of course uses Lexus’ original anti-EV ad for inspiration. In all honesty, Lexus is deserving of this after repeatedly attacking electric vehicles. If there’s no truth in the information presented, then it’s easy to fight back.  Koopman does precisely…

2 months ago by Eric Loveday 57