GM CEO, Aiming To Triple EV Sales

Chevrolet Volt Dan Akerson, CEO of General Motors, is aiming to triple the company’s electric-car deliveries by expanding the market for the already popular Chevrolet Volt and also by adding other models that would share a similar technology. Akerson became the CEO on September 1st and told the executive team at General Motors to find methods to sell... ...read the full post

Cadillac Developing Luxury Plug-in Hybrid

According to various reports published over the Internet in the last few days, it seems that General Motors is at the moment working on a plug-in hybrid car based on the Cadillac SRX crossover. The car will most likely share some of the technology that General Motors developed for the soon to be popular Chevrolet Volt over the past four years, allowing... ...read the full post

12 Volt Wet/dry Vacuum

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Opel Ampera EV Priced

2011 Opel Ampera The American Chevrolet Volt has a starting price of $41,000. His European brother however, GM’s Opel/Vauxhall Ampera will have a basic price of $58,600 (42,900 euros). Alain Visser who is Opel’s sales and marketing chief, recently affirmed that this price difference between the European and the North American model is justified... ...read the full post

General Motors Increases Engine Production

2011 Chevrolet Cruze General Motors is planning on investing about $163 million at the Ohio and Michigan plants for increasing the engine production for the Chevrolet Volt, the Cruze and an unknown new small-sized automobile. In a statement released this morning, GM affirmed that these investments will protect the jobs of 184 people at the factories... ...read the full post

Chevrolet Volt Gets 93 MPG EPA Rating

2011 Chevrolet Volt The 2011 Chevrolet Volt is one of the most interesting plug-in hybrids launched this year and today it was an interesting day for the hybrid as it received not one but three different EPA ratings today. Running exclusively on the electric engine, the Volt is capable of doing 93 mpg, which is quite impressive, very similar to the... ...read the full post

ABC presents the status report on the Chevy Volt

From the new wave of more efficient hybrids, the Chevrolet Volt is one of the most expected, and for GM, it is the bet they’re hoping to win or else their financial crysis is going to get even worse. ABC’s reporter talks with the exterior design executive director, Michael Simcoe, who actually shows off a piece of the front left side of... ...read the full post

GM workers to get a sneak peek of the Volt

According to DetroitNews, General Motors plans on allowing their workers to get a first look at the near-production version of the highly anticipated Chevrolet Volt. This will happen in September, during GM’s 100th anniversary celebration. Ever since the concept was first presented last year at the Detroit Motor Show, GM has been working hard... ...read the full post

Plugged-in Opel/Vauxhall based on the Volt

Although GM’s CEO said the much anticipated VOLT is not guaranteed to go into production, and that the massive resources put in motion for the technology were not enough, we find out that there will be an European restyled version. Opel and Vauxhall will both benefit from redesigned versions of the GM VOLT, however, it is expected that the prices... ...read the full post

The first production Chevrolet Volt teaser photo

  • December 11, 2007 |
  • Chevrolet |
  • 1 Comment |

Presented early this year, at the Detroit Auto Show, the Chevrolet Volt created quite some buzz, by being one really interesting plug-in hybrid concept. After Bob Lutz, GM’s Vice Chairman announced that the car will go into production in 2010 or maybe later, he also said that the car won’t look like the concept, however, from this teaser... ...read the full post