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Chevrolet Volt tops Sierra Club ranking of plug-in hybrids

Chevrolet's Volt topped the Sierra Club's list of plug-in hybrids in the environmental organization's annual Electric Vehicle Guide.<p>At a price falling mid-range in the list of six EVs reviewed, the Volt takes drivers 38 electric-only miles before its gasoline engine kicks in. That results in a …

Tesla Model S vs. Chevy Volt; one owner compares

Are any of you planning to get a Tesla and give up your Volt?<p>Yesterday Green Car Reports published a long comparison piece by David Noland of New …

Does The Tesla Model S Electric Car Pollute More Than An SUV?

Does the supposedly clean, green Tesla Model S really pollute more than a gas-guzzling Jeep Grand Cherokee sport-utility vehicle?<p>That's what one analyst has claimed.<p>In an exhaustive 6,500-word article on the financial website Seeking Alpha, analyst Nathan Weiss lays out a case that the Model S …

Volt versus Prius

<b>By George S. Bower</b><p>Some readers may know that we have both a 2012 Volt and a 2008 Toyota Prius. The original plan was to sell the Prius and replace it …

Is GM mulling a small three-cylinder generator for 2015 Volt and 2016 ELR?

One of the last Volt powetrain rumors that was given some degree of credence was that GM was considering 2.0-liter four-cylinder as its Volt and ELR …

Chevy Volt on a snow day

Is Tesla Model S outselling the Chevy Volt?

It must be nice for Tesla Motors to have a list of people numbered in the low five figures waiting for the opportunity to buy a Model S.<p>As long as …

Olmstead Point Overlook of Half Dome

Chicago Auto Show 2012

Electrified Supercars

Even with the Geneva Motor Show now underway, it’s kind of a slow E-REV news day – at least for the kinds of practical cars Volt fans normally like …

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One half million hydrogen-powered vehicles on UK’s roads by 2030?

<b>By Philippe Crowe</b><p>Over one half million hydrogen powered vehicles could be on UK roads by 2030.<p>This is according to UKH2Mobility project, a joint …

Volt leads the way in a modest sales month in February

In all, it was a relatively average month for Volt sales, which nonetheless topped the plug-in car sales charts with 1,626 units sold.<p>Probably, that …

Death Valley, into the wind.

Keeping up American presidential tradition: Obama seeks support to shift away from oil 'for good'

In Tuesday night’s State of the Union address, President Barack Obama indicated the White House would significantly increase its support for …

Tesla Vindicated

After sticking to its guns for over a week, the <i>New York Times</i> has backed down, and declared the Tesla Model S running-out-of-juice report by John …

Bowman Lake | Glacier National Park, USA (Explored)

GM staying busy proliferating electrification

We were contacted twice this week by Weber Shandwick public relations agency, which is employed by General Motors, and promoting the Faces of …

Tesla and NY Times Model S stand-off continues

Since <i>New York Times</i> reporter John M. Broder wrote his account last week describing a $101,000 Tesla Model S leaving him stranded in the cold, a …

The oil sands' surprising new nemesis: The Chevy Volt

<b>By Mark Brooks</b><br>Commercial Pilot and Flight Instructor<p>My first look at the Oil sands was in 1976 when I was still in high school. I was lucky enough to …

Global Volt sales numbers tallied

The tally for Chevy Volt sales worldwide is in: 24,797 of which 23,461 were in the United States.<p>This news comes via Green Car Reports which says the …

2011 Chevrolet Volt Verdict

With a Year Gone By, Its Time for Some Answers<p>At 26,861 miles and during the very last week of its stay with us, our long-term Chevrolet Volt’s computerized maintenance warning finally illuminated: Time to change the oil. For the First Time. I’d been fretting about whether the remaining oil life …

Battery research at Argonne

Bush Senior Defies Republican Stereotype, Buys Chevy Volt

<b>Who would have thought it? Given the flack the Chevy Volt has received at Republican hands over the last few months, former Republican president</b> …

Shocker: Conservative Fox News Guest Tears Up Conservative Lies About Chevy Volt

<b>Published on</b> March 28th, 2012 | <i>by Zachary Shahan</i><p>35<p>March 28th, 2012 by <b>Zachary Shahan</b><p>Chevrolet Volt – Obtained from Dave Pinter on Flickr.<p><i>Wow, another</i> …

The Chevrolet Volt Owner Site

CHARGING<p>Get unprecedented access to your Chevrolet Volt's battery and charging controls. You can check on your battery charge level, get your current …