Entries from The Torque Report tagged with 'Chevy Volt'

Chevy Reveals a Camouflaged 2016 Volt

Now we have a closer look at the profile of the 2016 Volt, although its camouflaged.

Next-Gen 2016 Chevy Volt Teased, Will Debut at Detroit Auto Show

Chevy hasn't released many details about the new Volt, but did release this teaser photo, which reveals its more stylish tailgate.

Chevy Volt and MINI Countryman Top IIHS Small Car Crash Test [VIDEO]

The IIHS has released the results of its latest small car crash test in which 12 cars were subjected to the Institute's small overlap front crash test. The test included models like, the Chevy Volt, MINI Countryman, Nissan Leaf, Fiat 500L and the Mazda5.

GM Expands its Battery Systems Lab as Work Continues on a 200-Mile Tesla Fighter

General Motors has nearly tripled the size of its Global Battery Systems Laboratory in Warren, MI. as it continues to expand its EV lineup.

GM Drops the Price for the 2014 Chevy Volt to $34,995

GM has announced a significant price drop for the 2014 Chevy Volt, which now starts at $34,995 compared to $39,145 for the 2013 model. After the available tax credits the 2014 Volt could start at $27,495.

Tesla Model S Tops the Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf in Q1

The sales numbers have been finalized for the first quarter of this year and with that it's now being reported that the Tesla Model S outsold the Chevy Volt in Q1 in North America.

GM is Boosting Its Production of Plug-in Hybrid Models This Year

It's being reported that GM is boosting production of its Chevy Volt and Opel Ampera plug-in hybrid models this year by 20 percent to a total 36,000 units.

GM Plans to Have 500,000 Electric Vehicles On the Road by 2017

General Motors estimates that it will have up to 500,000 vehicles on the road with some form of electrification by 2017, according to GM's top product development executive.

GM Testing New EcoHub App to Track EV Charging Costs

General Motors has announced that it is currently testing a new app called EcoHub that will give Chevy Volt drivers the ability to track how much it costs to charge their battery.

GM to Idle Chevy Volt Production for Four Weeks

General Motors is going to reportedly pause production of the Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid for four weeks starting next month.

GM Boosts the 2013 Chevy Volt's EV Range to 38 Miles

GM has just announced the changes to the 2013 Chevy Volt. Chevy Volt fans will be happy to hear that the 2013 Chevy Volt's EV range has been extended three miles to 38 miles on a single charge.

GM Claims Chevy Volt Owners Have Saved a Supertanker of Gas

According to GM, Chevy Volt owners have collectively saved a supertanker of gas since the Volt went on sale. Volt owners have compiled 40 million miles on electricity and at the same time avoiding the use of more than 2.1 million gallons of gas.

Chevy Volt and Opel Ampera Voted 2012 European Car of the Year

The Chevy Volt and the Opel Ampera today won the European "Car of the Year 2012" award voted by a panel of 59 judges from 23 European nations. The Ampera/Volt received 330 points against the Volkswagen Up! with 281...

GM Stopping Chevy Volt Production for Five Weeks

Rising inventories have prompted GM to halt production of the Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid for more than a month. According to the Automotive News, GM has informed its 1,300 workers at its Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant in Michigan that it...

GM Adds New Safety Enhancements to the Chevy Volt

GM has announced new safety enhancements to the 2012 Chevy Volt in response to a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Preliminary Evaluation to examine post-severe crash battery performance. NHTSA opened its Preliminary Evaluation on Nov. 25 following a severe-impact...

Chevy Volt Grabs Top Spot in Consumer Reports Owner Satisfaction Survey

Consumer Reports has announced that the Chevy Volt has beat out the V8-powered Dodge Challenger and the Porsche 911 as the top-scoring model in Consumer Reports' latest annual owner-satisfaction survey. 93 percent of Chevy Volt owners said that they...

Chevy Volt and All-New Chevy Malibu Get 5-Star NCAP Safety Rating

The Chevy Volt and all-new Chevy Malibu are the latest GM models to receive a five-star rating by the European New Car Assessment Program (Euro NCAP). "The results confirm that both vehicles meet today's highest safety standards. The Volt's...

GM Allows Chevy Dealers to Sell Their Volt Demos

Ever since the Chevy Volt officially went on sale, GM has required dealers to keep at least one Volt on their lot as a demo model for interested buyers. GM is now notifying dealers that they are free to...

Chevy Volt Sales Pushed Past the Nissan Leaf in October

GM sold 1,108 Chevy Volt's last month, which was an increase of 53 percent over the prior month. Through October GM has sold 5,003, but the automaker set a sales forecast of 10,000 units in 2011, so it has...

Rich People Love the Chevy Volt?

Sales of the Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid have been ramping up with sales increasing 240 percent in September. Last month GM sold 723 Volts, which is up from 302 units in August and since production kicked off in late...

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