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EPA Unsure of Chevy Volt 230 MPG
EPA Unsure of Chevy Volt 230 MPG

13 Aug 2009, 09:25 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / A few days ago, General Motors proudly announced that its flagship product, the extended-range hybrid Chevrolet Volt, achieves an amazing 230 mpg rating in city driving. The news wowed the entire wo...

 
Volt, A Risk for Both Chevrolet and GM
Volt, A Risk for Both Chevrolet and GM

12 Aug 2009, 15:09 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Chevrolet Volt, the flagship hybrid that General Motors hopes it will turn the company around, achieves, as we told you yesterday, a fuel consumption rating of 230 mpg. Quite impressive, we would sa...

 
Chevrolet Volt Will Achieve 230 mpg in Urban Traffic
Chevrolet Volt Will Achieve 230 mpg in Urban Traffic

11 Aug 2009, 13:46 UTC · By: Alexandru Radu Chis / Yes, you heard right. General Motors expects the Volt to achieve city fuel economy of at least 230 miles per gallon (US gallon). This statement, however, is based on development testing that takes i...

 
Chevrolet Volt Is Not "Commercially Viable"
Chevrolet Volt Is Not "Commercially Viable"

11 Aug 2009, 07:38 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Chevrolet Volt, the over-praised model which is expected to turn General Motors around and pave the way to profit, might not be ready in time for the November 2010 launch. A regulatory filing repor...

 
Michigan Battery Factory Location to Be Announced by GM This Week
Michigan Battery Factory Location to Be Announced by GM This Week

10 Aug 2009, 13:53 UTC · By: Alexandru Radu Chis / After receiving numerous government grants and loans, we finally hear some positive news from General Motors. The giant American auto maker plans to open a new battery assembly line in Michigan, Uni...

 
Chevrolet Volt Does Sixty in 8.5 Seconds
Chevrolet Volt Does Sixty in 8.5 Seconds

28 Jul 2009, 07:18 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Despite the fact that Chevrolet Volt is one popular unlaunched model, only a little is actually known about the performance figures the plug-in hybrid is capable to achieve. In a webchat on a GM blo...

 
Chevy Volt Much More "Sporty" Than Prius, Insight
Chevy Volt Much More "Sporty" Than Prius, Insight

30 Jun 2009, 14:55 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / The battle for the best hybrid on the market is about to become even fiercer as General Motors sees Chevy Volt as a more advanced model than its two main competitors, Insight and Prius. Andrew Farah...

 
Pre-Production Chevrolet Volt Undergoes Road Testing
Pre-Production Chevrolet Volt Undergoes Road Testing

25 Jun 2009, 12:59 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / With the Chevrolet Volt official launch quickly approaching, the parent company is trying anything possible to be sure everything goes according to the plan and the car will indeed be an important m...

 
GM's Future to Revolve Around Camaro, Corvette and Volt
GM's Future to Revolve Around Camaro, Corvette and Volt

29 May 2009, 09:19 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / General Motors is slowly but surely going into bankruptcy, with an official filing expected to be announced on Monday. But what's going to happen after Monday? General Motors' Bob Lutz exp...

 
Chevrolet Has a Bright Future, Says GM's CEO
Chevrolet Has a Bright Future, Says GM's CEO

11 May 2009, 10:17 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / With the economic turmoil rather keeping the industry under pressure, General Motors' newly-appointed chief executive Fritz Henderson says Chevrolet will become a very competitive brand in the ...

 
Production Chevrolet Volt Displayed at Shanghai
Production Chevrolet Volt Displayed at Shanghai

21 Apr 2009, 12:21 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / General Motors showcased the production version of its over-discussed Chevrolet Volt at the Auto Shanghai 2009 and confirmed that the hybrid is projected to go on sale in 2011. As we're sure yo...

 
Cadillac Converj Will Be. Or Will It Not?
Cadillac Converj Will Be. Or Will It Not?

15 Apr 2009, 09:36 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / General Motors' Chevrolet Volt inspired Converj appears to have received the go ahead to enter production, with the goal set to make its first road trip as soon as 2011, according to sources q...

 
Chevy Volt Funding in Doubt Due to Poor GM Survival Plan
Chevy Volt Funding in Doubt Due to Poor GM Survival Plan

13 Apr 2009, 14:30 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / General Motors' requested funding to support the development of Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid has been put on hold until the American car giant manages to demonstrate its viability and convince...

 
Holden Volt Revealed in Australia
Holden Volt Revealed in Australia

27 Feb 2009, 10:32 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / General Motors has just unveiled the Holden Volt, a rebadged version of Chevrolet Volt but exclusively addressed to the Australian market. Just as expected, the "new" Holden Volt is regard...

 
GM: Hybrid Pickups to Boast Up to 50 Percent Better Towing
GM: Hybrid Pickups to Boast Up to 50 Percent Better Towing

26 Feb 2009, 09:18 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Hybrid pickup trucks have become a priority for General Motors since the economic crisis reached its apogee so the American automaker struggles to design new technologies that could bring it in pole...

 
GM Scraps New Volt Engine Plant
GM Scraps New Volt Engine Plant

25 Feb 2009, 13:09 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / General Motors has decided not to build an entire new plant to make engines for the Chevrolet Volt and Chevrolet Cruze and preferred to refit the existing Flint South Engine plant in Michigan instea...

 
GM to Design Two More Volt-Based Electric Cars
GM to Design Two More Volt-Based Electric Cars

19 Feb 2009, 16:36 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / As Chevrolet Volt is expected to be one of the more advanced electric vehicles ever designed, General Motors aims to take full advantage of this aspect and plans to design two more cars based on thi...

 
New Photos Show Chevy Volt Interacting with the Real World
New Photos Show Chevy Volt Interacting with the Real World

23 Jan 2009, 10:17 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Chevrolet Volt is surely one of the models General Motors puts all hopes in and because of that, the American company does anything possible to create a favorable market for the upcoming hybrid. And...

 
Cadillac Converj in Doubt due to Insufficient Funds
Cadillac Converj in Doubt due to Insufficient Funds

21 Jan 2009, 13:53 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / The Cadillac Converj model displayed by General Motors at the 2009 North American may not reach mass-production due to insufficient funds, Bob Lutz, GM's vice chairman of global product develop...