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Chevrolet Volt is Hot, But Not a Fire Blast

January 24, 2012 / No Comments

Finally, the officials at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) are satisfied that they closed the investigation regarding the safety of the Chevrolet Volt car that has been the talk of the town after it was found to have a fire hazard after a side crash test. The agency said it found no evidence of a defect trend with the ...

Chevrolet MiRay Concept Shows off Awesome Design

January 12, 2012 / No Comments

GM Korea had unveiled the Chevrolet MiRay concept at the 2011 Seoul Motor Show and it came across as a mid-electric hybrid-powered sports model. MiRay, which means 'future' in Korean, was created to celebrate Chevrolet's centennial anniversary last year. The concept's power train consists of two front-mounted electric motors, each producing 15 kW (20 bhp / 20 PS) of power for ...

Chevrolet All-Electric Spark Set for 2013 Arrival

January 11, 2012 / No Comments

The all-electric Spark from Chevrolet is all set to hit the North American markets by 2013. The EV will differ from the overseas models, in having different front-end styling, partly for compliance with federal crash regulations. With the 2013 Chevrolet Spark, Chevy is taking direct aim at competitors such as the Fiat 500, Smart Fortwo, and Scion iQ with a five-door ...

8000 Chevrolet Volts to be Recalled for Battery Pack Spruce Up

January 6, 2012 / No Comments

Chevrolet Volt has been on offer for quite a few months, but sales were not good as expected by GM. In addition, there were problems found in the battery unit as per the tests conducted by the government last year. Thus, to mitigate the problem, GM has decided to call back 8000 Volts for the strengthening of battery packs. Though the ...

Chevrolet Sparks Off Another Electric Version

October 13, 2011 / No Comments

Chevrolet is sparking off another electrifying wave – they are releasing a limited edition all-electric version of the Spark Mini Car. And that too, in celebration of Chevrolet’s birthday! This revelation is a fantastic treat for the fans of Chevy's green initiatives. Chevrolet has designed the Spark EV for urban environments and people with short commutes. The tiny compact car is ...

2011 Chevy Volt is the Green Car of the Year

November 19, 2010 / 3 Comments

EV enthusiasts and environmentally conscious consumers will be delighted to hear that the vote is finally in on the Green Car of the Year. And the winner is …………… the 2011 Chevy Volt! The title was accorded to the EV at the Los Angeles Auto Show to prove that despite being in a market that has numerous innovative vehicles and ...

Chevrolet Volt to Begin Selling in California Next Year

December 2, 2009 / No Comments

General Motors have announced that California will be their primary market for the Chevy Volt, when the car is released about a year from now. According to Brent Deware, vice president of global Chevrolet brand in GM, California was chosen because it's the largest car market in the US, and also known for adopting new technologies easily.