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Chevrolet Spark EV is Great for Urban Drives

September 27, 2013 / No Comments

The first ever Chevrolet all-electric mini car that has just been launched on US soil calls for some good applause. The Spark EV in fact is a four door hatchback exclusively designed for carrying four passengers. What makes it interesting is that it offers much more power than its gasoline model. And, like all its rivals, the car has a ...

Chevrolet Volt Owners Exceeding EPA-Estimated Mileage

April 4, 2013 / No Comments

Chevrolet has said that its Volt owners are constantly getting the EPA-estimated mileage of 98 MPGe gasoline free miles. And a few customers are even exceeding the estimated mileage. The company said in a press release that a typical Volt owner who regularly charges the vehicle gets to travel 900 miles between fill-ups of the gasoline engine, which powers the Volt’s ...

Chevrolet Volt 2013 Boasts Larger Battery and Longer Range

June 12, 2012 / No Comments

If you have been waiting for enhancements in your favourite Chevy Volt, the company has now done exactly that.The Chevrolet Volt 2013 model has been announced, and the vehicle comes with a bunch of impressive features. The most significant aspect about the new model is its larger battery. The battery’s capacity is of 16.5 kWh and that means it has been ...

Chevy Volt Targets Techies More Than the Green Enthusiasts

November 7, 2011 / No Comments

Ever wondered whether the Chevy Volt is techie stuff or greenie stuff? Well, Cristi Landy, the Volt's product marketing director, has made it very clear now that Volt's targets buyers are techies and not greenies. She admitted that they had talked about this matter lot many times in the past "...now we concluded that it would be the techies, which we ...

GM Buick Plug-In Hybrid in the Works?

April 1, 2011 / No Comments

General Motors is reportedly engaged in developing the Buick-badged version of its Opel Ampera plug-in hybrid using the Chevrolet Volt’s plug-in hybrid technology. Well, the company has not made any confirmation on the project as yet.

Chevrolet Cruze Ushers in RVC; Aims at Better Fuel Economy

March 29, 2011 / No Comments

Chevrolet has deployed a new technology in their Cruze, and is believed to be successfully saving fuel. The patented technology from General Motors, known as Regulated Voltage Control or RVC, is aimed at enhancing the fuel economy of the vehicle.

Mercedes B-Class F-cell Handed Over

December 20, 2010 / No Comments

The past couple of weeks have seen many green cars being delivered to customers. The first Nissan Leaf was delivered to Olivier Chalouhi in San Francisco, CA. Soon after, the first Chevrolet Volt was handed over to Jeffrey Kaffee, a retired airline pilot living in Parsippany, NJ. Both vehicles have been eagerly anticipated by the green auto market, and ...

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 ...

PETA to Use EV Charging Stations For Displaying Vegan Ads

October 26, 2010 / No Comments

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has confirmed its plan to use the first public charging stations to be set up in the city of Boston to install the organization’s advertisements promoting meat-free vegan lifestyle.

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.