GMI's Volt Questions…Answered
You were charged up to ask questions, we attempted to get answers.
October 20, 2010
By: Nick Saporito
As soon as we found out we would be driving the 2011 Chevrolet Volt we asked our readers to submit their questions about the very...
First Drive: 2011 Chevrolet Volt
By Jeff Sabatini
October 20th, 2010
. . . Of all the changes GM's engineers have wrought since the first Volt concept, the most controversial has to be the design of the transmission, which GM kept a secret until last week. GM has been saying all...
GM Lied: Chevy Volt is Not a True EV
By: John Pearley Huffman
Oct 11, 2010
Just the Facts:
•Despite promises that the Chevy Volt will operate as an electric car at all times, it will in fact at times be directly driven in part by its internal combustion engine.
GM now says Volt can go 25-50 miles on batteries
GM now says electric Chevrolet Volt can go 25-50 miles on batteries; old range was 40 miles
Associated Press/Yahoo! Finance
September 24, 2010
DETROIT (AP) -- General Motors on Thursday altered the expected range that its Chevrolet Volt electric...
Nissan, led by enthusiastic CEO Carlos Ghosn, has emerged as a surprise leader in the push toward electrification of the automobile. What is so remarkable about this is Nissan was not even part of the EV conversation two years ago. Now the company is poised to be the first major manufacturer to...
Just the Facts:
GM announces an eight-year/100,000-mile warranty for its Volt battery.
Warranty will cover all 161 components in the advanced lithium-ion batteries, plus the thermal management and charging systems and the electric drive components.
BROWNSTOWN TOWNSHIP, Michigan — General Motors...
Volt Nationwide Rollout Complete by End of 2011? Maybe. Maybe Not. - GM-Volt.com
Posted June 21 by Lyle
in: Launch, Release Date with 101 Comments
GM has told us exactly which markets they will roll out the Chevrolet Volt initially. These are statewide California, Michigan, and Washington DC...
2011 Chevy Volt appears in order schedule, Job 1 set for November 1 - Autoblogby Sam Abuelsamid (RSS feed) on Feb 6th 2010 at 5:03PM
Up until now, General Motors has remained deliberately vague in public about the scheduled Job 1 date for Chevrolet Volt production. Given the complexity and new...
Bill Ford, AdAge chide GM over 230 MPG Chevrolet Volt MPG projection
The Chevrolet Volt's 230 mpg number continues to be questioned. The latest to criticize is Bill Ford, who takes issue not only with the General Motors-approved 230 figure, but also Nissan's claim that its Leaf EV...
In case you missed it this morning, General Motors CEO Fritz Henderson made some big news just one month after the "new" GM emerged from bankruptcy protection.
First of all, Henderson announced that the GM FastLane blog would now be used to solicit feedback on new designs directly from...
<BIG style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold">Ford Says Series Hybrids (Chevy Volt) Are a Mistake</BIG>
The Ford Motor Company is not going to chase GM and do a plug-in series hybrid like the Volt. In fact, the Blue Oval thinks that approach is a mistake. Instead, Ford is taking a three-pronged attack to...
General Motors started building the first pre-production Chevrolet Volt electric vehicles today. The significant milestone marks the first time engineers are assembling a vehicle that looks like the car slated to start rolling off an assembly line next year.
These cars, known as integration...
It was confirmed by General Motors that beginning June of this year, fully functional Chevrolet Volt prototypes will be produced in the US. Up to this time, the powertrain of the Volt has only been tested in 30 test series using the Chevrolet Cruze. There is a plan by GM to build a total of 80...
and then there were TWO
Opel Ampera Spied Completely Uncovered - WorldCarFans.com
March 3 debut is just around the corner
by Christopher Jackson
February 20, 2009 12:36 AM
How's that for fast? Hot on the heels of the first computer renderings of the Opel Ampera, we've got actual spy photos of...
GM delays work on Volt, Cruze engine factory to save cash
DETROIT -- General Motors, saving cash as it awaits federal rescue loans, has suspended construction of a Michigan plant scheduled to build fuel-saving engines.
The delay at the $349 million factory in Flint won't affect the late-2010...