Chevrolet Bolt EV: Green Car Reports' Best Car To Buy 2017

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Videos Chevy plug-in cars Awards GCR Best Car to Buy Best Car To Buy Chevrolet BoltEach year, Green Car Reports chooses a new car, or a family of cars, as the best green car introduced in that model year.

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GM Confirms Electric-Car Name Will Be 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

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General Motors confirmed yesterday that its upcoming 200-mile battery-electric car will be named the Chevrolet Bolt EV. Green Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Chevrolet Bolt Chevrolet Bolt EV EV1 Future Cars plug-in cars Well, they did it. That''s Bolt-with-a-B, not Volt-with-a-V. The Volt-with-a-V is Chevy''s now-established plug-in hybrid compact hatchback. DON''T MISS: Why ''Bolt'' Is A Really Terrible Name For Chevy''s Electric Car An all-new.

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2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV: video review of 238-mile electric car

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But from the moment you open the door and get behind the wheel, it's clear that this is no ordinary Chevrolet. In fact, it's Chevrolet's first-ever electric car: the 2017 Chevy Bolt EV.

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2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV preview

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The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV will be the world's first mass-priced electric car with a range of 200 miles or more. That alone makes it a hugely important new market entry. Going on sale in late 2016 or early 2017, just six years after modern electric cars arrived, the Bolt EV represents a second generation of cars running solely on battery energy. Preview plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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Fast-charging a 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car

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The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV is the first mass-priced electric car with more than 200 miles of range to go on sale in the U.S. That alone makes it a landmark vehicle, and has led to significant interest in the first electric car that provides comparable range to that of Tesla cars over the last nine years. Its maker, however, often refers to the. Chevy plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) charging infrastructure Fast Charging Combined Charging Standard (CCS

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2016 Chevrolet Volt: Gas Mileage Review

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Last month, we were able to spend four weekend days with a 2016 Chevrolet Volt, to get a. By now, it's hardly a secret that we're big fans of the redesigned second-generation Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid. We gave it our Best Car To Buy 2016 award, and we've written that it's better in pretty much every way than the innovative first-generation Volt. Plug-In Hybrids Chevy Volt plug-in cars Range-Extended Electric Vehicle GCR Best Car to Buy Best Car To Buy

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2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV: Production Car Spied Before 2016 CES Reveal

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These are the first photos of the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt electric car. The long-awaited, pure electric descendant of GM's EV1--and a cousin of the new Chevrolet Volt, or at least a close-sounding relative--the Bolt will go into production next year with an anticipated all-electric driving range of 200 miles.

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2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV first drive: 240 miles in an electric car

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We drove a 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car 240 miles on a single charge last week. And that was the lowest range achieved among four journalists driving four Bolt EVs along the California coast. One driver covered essentially the same trip with fully 32 miles remaining, according to the car’s display. DON'T MISS: 2017 Chevy Bolt EV. Efficiency plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Range Test

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2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV: Production Electric Car Unveiled At CES

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Chevrolet unveiled the Bolt electric vehicle as a concept car at last year's Detroit Auto Show and today at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas it showed the production version. Most notably, the car, officially called the Bolt EV, promises more than 200 miles of range on a full charge and a price that should come in below $30,000. Green

2016 Chevrolet Volt Video

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Eight years ago, at the 2007 Detroit Auto Show, GM unveiled the first concept for what became the Chevrolet Volt range-extended electric car. It was a ‘moonshot’ for GM at the time. Now, it''s time for a second-generation Chevy Volt. Can it rekindle the excitement of GM''s tech icon? First things first. The important numbers are: 50, 41

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IIHS names 2017 Chevrolet Volt a Top Safety Pick+

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In the most recent round of crash tests performed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the 2017 Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid performed quite well.

Chevrolet CrossVolt Trademark Renewed: AWD Electric Car In Chevy's Future?

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But is Chevrolet developing an all-wheel-drive version of the new 2016 Chevy Volt range-extended electric car it''ll introduce next month? All-wheel drive is an increasingly popular option among buyers in virtually all segments of the automotive market, partly driven by surging sales of small crossover utility vehicles. DON''T MISS: UPDATED: 2016

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2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car to enter production in October

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General Motors has followed an aggressive schedule for the launch of its 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car. After unveiling the production version of the 200-mile electric car at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show back in January, GM said the Bolt EV would begin rolling off assembly lines before the end of the year. The Bolt EV has been in pilot. Manufacturing General Motors Production plug-in cars

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Chevrolet Bolt Electric Car Concept Video

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Chevrolet went out on a limb back in 2010 when it introduced the 2011 Chevy Volt extended-range electric vehicle. ALSO SEE: Chevrolet Bolt Concept: 200-Mile, $37,500 Electric Car Concept (Live Video Now it’s taking a much riskier step by showing off the upcoming battery-powered Bolt—a pure electric car with a promised 200-mile range.

2017 Chevrolet Volt Details Emerge: More Features, Same Price

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The redesigned 2016 Chevrolet Volt is now in showrooms, but only in certain regions. Chevy is limiting second-generation Volt sales to California and other states friendly to plug-in electric cars for the time being, but will roll the car out nationwide early next year. The 2016 Volt will have a shortened model year, making way for the 2017 Volt's. Plug-In Hybrids Chevy plug-in cars

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2016 Chevrolet Spark Video Preview

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The Chevrolet Spark has found its niche as an urban runabout. But since it''s been on sale around the world for a long time, it''s time for a replacement. And this time, for now at least, one key version is going dark. ALSO SEE: Surprise 2016 Honda Civic Concept At NY Auto Show Previews Production Car The new Spark is slightly longer and lower than. Auto Show Videos

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2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid Starts At $28,645

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The 2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid will start at $28,645 when it goes on sale this spring. That price--which includes an $875 destination charge--is for the LT model, the sole trim level offered with the hybrid powertrain. It means the hybrid will actually start slightly lower than the gasoline-only Malibu LT, which is priced from $29,495. DON'T. General Motors

Chevrolet reveals Sonic fuel economy details

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The 2012 version of the Chevrolet Sonic (known in some markets at the Chevrolet Aveo) will boast fuel economy of 40mpg on the highway and 29mpg in the city, resulting in a combined fuel economy total of 33mpg. Chevrolet general motors Green cars Latest news 2012 Chevrolet Sonic Chevrolet Aveo Chevrolet Sonic Chevrolet Sonic fuel economy fuel economy

New Chevrolet Malibu to boast green technology

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General Motors'' brand Chevrolet has revealed the latest version of its popular Malibu model (pictured): with a host green technology. Latest News Green cars Chevrolet General Motors

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2015 Chevrolet Trax: First Drive

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The 2015 Chevrolet Trax, which goes on sale next month, is one of those--and it''ll be joined this year by the Honda HR-V and the Mazda CX-3, among others. The U.S. market is about to see a wave of new small utility vehicles, adding new subcompact SUV models below the hugely popular compact crossover utility segment. Today, only the Buick Encore

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2016 Chevrolet Volt First Drive: Plug-In Hybrid Home Run

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The all-new 2016 Chevrolet Volt is just about here, and it builds on all of its predecessor's virtues while resolving most of that car's vices. It's got a lot more electric range--53 miles--and at 42 miles per gallon, it's more fuel-efficient on those rare occasions when the range-extending engine comes on. The new Chevy Volt is smoother, faster. Plug-In Hybrids Chevy Volt plug-in cars Range-Extended Electric Vehicle

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GM Will Make Autonomous Versions Of The 2017 Chevrolet Volt

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Beginning in late fall 2016, if you’re lucky enough to visit the Warren Technical Center campus of General Motors [NYSE:GM], in Michigan, you might your shuttle quite intriguing: a 2017 Chevrolet Volt, driving itself. The automaker plans to deploy a fleet of Volt extended range electric cars to drive people autonomously within the campus. Plug-In Hybrids Volt plug-in cars

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Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid: Volt's Sibling Without A Plug May Be First Of Several

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It''s rare that a carmaker entirely replaces a car after just three model years, but the all-new 2016 Chevrolet Malibu is remarkable in more ways than that. Green Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid Chevy Volt Plug-In Hybrids Voltec Chevy will offer a full-hybrid model of the new 2016 Malibu that goes head to head with hybrid mid-size sedans from Toyota, Ford, Honda, Hyundai, and Kia. And GM is using an adaptation of its.

2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid: First Drive Of Sedan Using Volt Hybrid System

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The new 2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid uses essentially the same powertrain as the 2016 Chevy Volt, but with a far smaller battery pack. The second generation of GM’s Voltec plug-in hybrid system is now powering a car that doesn’t actually have a plug at all. That makes it a new entrant in the hybrid mid-size sedan category, which. Green Chevy Volt Voltec

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2016 Toyota Prius Vs 2016 Chevrolet Volt: Video Test

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But the new 2016 Toyota Prius and 2016 Chevrolet Volt take very different approaches to delivering that efficiency. They're both green-car leaders--in the public eye and in EPA energy-efficiency ratings. The newest Prius is the latest generation of the world's best-known, and best-selling, hybrid car. It's lower and less slab-sided than the last. Plug-In Hybrids Chevy Volt plug-in cars

Breaking: 2017 Chevrolet Bolt 200-Mile Electric Car To Start Production In Oct 2016

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The Chevrolet Bolt, a subcompact electric car with 200 miles of range, is to go into production earlier than expected, just 20 months from now. DON''T MISS: Chevrolet Bolt Concept: 200-Mile, $37,500 Electric Car Concept According to a breaking news story early this morning, the Bolt will start production in October 2016--possibly as a 2017 model.

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2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV to ship to dealers before end of year

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General Motors has always had an aggressive schedule for launching its 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV, the industry's first mass-priced electric car with 200 miles or more of range. It was revealed as a concept just 18 months ago at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show, with a production version unveiled at this year's Detroit show. Now, the company has promised. sales Production New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

Chevrolet Sonic gets safety boost

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The all-new Chevrolet Sonic (known in some parts of the world as the Chevrolet Aveo) has received a significant safety boost as part of its 2012 redesign. Chevrolet general motors Green cars Latest news airbags Chevrolet Aveo Chevrolet Sonic safety safety featuresThe vehicle features a strong body structure with a single welded unit of full-length, high-strength frame rails and a safety cage; and nearly 60 per cent of the [.].

Chevrolet Volt faces safety investigation

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Just how high is the risk of battery related fire in a Chevrolet Volt that is involved in a serious crash? Chevrolet Electric cars Green cars Latest news Chevrolet Volt Chevrolet Volt fire electric car safety National Highway Traffic Safety Administration NHTSA Volt fire Volt safetyThe US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has decided to open a formal safety defect investigation to address the issue.

2017 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel first drive

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When the first Chevrolet Cruze Diesel was launched back in 2014, it made a lot of sense. Diesel was in vogue. German manufacturers were pushing diesel power in a huge way, with Volkswagen's "Clean Diesel" leading the charge. Oh, how things have changed. DON'T MISS: Volkswagen diesel scandal - all our stories Diesel for passenger cars today is, for. Fuel Economy

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Chevrolet Corvette takes lead with lighter manufacturing

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Take one look at the Chevrolet Corvette (pictured) and you''ll probably think of power and performance before green technologies: however, this stunning sports car is being built very much with the environment in mind. Latest News Green cars Chevrolet General Motors

Chevrolet Volt: Green Car Reports' Best Car To Buy 2016

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Every year, Green Car Reports picks a new car or model line that we feel is the best green car for that new model year. This year, we picked a car that's the all-new version of one that was revolutionary when it was introduced several years ago. The latest version improves on it in pretty much every dimension. This year, the Green Car Reports Best. Plug-In Hybrids Chevy Volt plug-in cars GCR Best Car to Buy Best Car To Buy

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Chevrolet reveals Volt production plans

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It is one of the most talked about vehicles in generations – but just how quickly will the Chevrolet Volt reach the average consumer? According to new information from the company, Chevrolet plans to produce 10,000 Volt extended range electric vehicles by the end of 2011 with an additional 30,000 Volts to be produced during 2012.

Chevrolet to Cruze into Vietnam

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This time, GM Daewoo Auto & Technology, as well as Vietnam Daewoo Motor Company have launched the Chevrolet Cruze in Vietnam – a global model that will be based on the Lacetti Premiere which [.]. Tags: Chevrolet Green cars Latest news general motors Chevrolet Captiva Chevrolet Cruze Chevrolet Spark Chevrolet Vivant GM GM Daewoo GM Daewoo Gentra GM Daewoo Lacetti Vietnam Vietnam Daewoo Motor Company

Next generation Chevrolet Volt will deliver better EV range

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It won’t be coming to the UK, but when the next generation Chevrolet Volt appears at the Detroit Auto Show in January, it will show-off a new version of its range-extended propulsion system. Chevrolet GM Editor Pick

New Delhi debut for Chevrolet Sail

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General Motors used the event to unveil the first two products from its joint Indian venture with SAIC – a Chevrolet Sail premium hatchback and a Chevrolet MPV Concept. The Chevrolet Sail hatchback [.]. Chevrolet general motors Green cars Latest news Auto Expo Chevrolet MPV Chevrolet Sail india New DelhiThe North American International Auto Show may be ongoing, but the 11th Auto Expo inNew Delhi is not to be forgotten either.

Durable 2012 Chevrolet Volt: 300,000 miles, no battery loss

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One of the biggest worries about electric cars--and hybrids for that matter--is whether their expensive high-voltage battery packs will last the life of the car. If not, potential buyers worry, they may be saddled with thousands of dollars of cost in years to come. The evidence on hybrids is largely positive over the last 15 years, but there's. Chevy Volt plug-in cars Range-Extended Electric Vehicle durability Battery Life

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Chevrolet Volt makes a stunning impression

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As Chevrolet’s range-extended model Volt starts making its first deliveries to UK customers, the US carmaker embarks on a colourful promotional campaign in the hope of drawing more buyers for the new model. Chevrolet Chevrolet Volt range-extendedRenowned car artist Ian Cook has created a beautiful impression of the Volt using paint that reacts to ultra-violet light, making it [.].

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Chevrolet unveils all-new Impala

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It was the best-selling full-size saloon car in the USA during 2011 with sales in excess of 171,000 units: and now Chevrolet has revealed a brand new version of its Impala (pictured) model. Chevrolet Green cars Latest news Chevrolet Impala green cars New York International Auto ShowThe vehicle, which goes on sale in early 2013, is the model’s 10th generation and will come with three direct-injected petrol engines: [.].

Green Car Reports 2016 Best Car To Buy Nominee: 2016 Chevrolet Volt

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The first Chevrolet Volt range-extended electric car won all sorts of awards in 2011, the year it was introduced. But it didn't win that year's Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy award, because we deemed the world's first mass-priced high-volume battery-electric car more significant. That car, the Nissan Leaf, narrowly edged out the Chevy Volt to. Awards GCR Best Car to Buy Best Car To Buy

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