chevy volt

Hands-on Review: 2012 Chevrolet Volt

After much begging and pleading, I finally got to do an extended test drive of a Chevrolet Volt.  The car came courtesy of a controversial article I did on TorqueNews.com comparing it to the Volkswagen Passat TDI.  Needless to… Continue reading

Opel Ampera Wins Monteo Carlo Rally

The Chevrolet Volt’s European cousin the Opel Ampera has won the 13th International Monte Carlo Rally in the electric cars and alternative propulsion category. This is the first time the Ampera has competed and won in the Monte Carlo.

The… Continue reading

GM Outlines Battery Safety Steps for Volt, Offers to Buy Back

General Motors has announced an outline of safety steps to be taken after a Chevrolet Volt has been in an accident, ensuring battery fires will not happen.  This is in response to the National Highway Traffic Safety tests which found… Continue reading

NHTSA Issues Statement On Volt Fires, Ramps Up Investigation

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a statement regarding its investigation into a Chevrolet Volt fire that occurred in early November.  The fire was a result of a battery burnoff after a side impact test on a volt… Continue reading

Chevy Volt Under Safety Probe After Mutliple Fires

The Chevrolet Volt, which is General Motors’ showcase green hybrid electric car, is under federal probe to find out if its batteries are prone to fires.  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) started the probe after a Volt caught… Continue reading

Numbers Show the Chevrolet Volt is a Flop

No matter what numbers you look at, if they come from a source other than General Motors, they show that the Chevy Volt is not doing well.  The Truth About Cars outlines this with the following graph: