Should I Buy A Used Chevy Volt Electric Car?

Green Car Reports

The Chevrolet Volt range-extended electric car scores higher on owner satisfaction than any other vehicle GM has sold since it began surveying its buyers. And GM data reveals that 80 percent of all Volt trips, and two-third of all Volt miles, are covered on battery charge. Used Cars Chevy Volt plug-in cars Range-Extended Electric Vehicle

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Why A 2015 BMW i3 REx Replaced My 2013 Chevy Volt: Electric-Car Evolution

Green Car Reports

The car most comparable to the first Chevrolet Volt is the current BMW i3 fitted with the optional REx range-extending engine. Both cars run entirely in electric mode until their battery packs are depleted, unlike other plug-in hybrids which switch on their engines under maximum power demand. Plug-In Hybrids Chevy Volt plug-in cars Range-Extended Electric Vehicle BMW i3 REx

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Plug-in electric car sales for Nov: Volt soars, Prius Prime arrives

Green Car Reports

Traditionally, the North American winter months have seen a slowdown in sales of plug-in electric cars—but the rule didn't seem to apply last month. Last month, sales of the Nissan Leaf electric car actually increased over last year's comparable number, while those of the Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid soared. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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Plug-in electric car sales in July: Volt passes 100,000 with strong numbers (updated)

Green Car Reports

sales of plug-in electric cars: the 100,000th Chevrolet Volt was delivered. It's the first car with a plug in any segment to reach 100,000 units, and Chevy's justified in celebrating the occasion with a press release and a bit of fanfare. Both the Volt and the Nissan Leaf battery-electric hatchback went. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Last month marked a major milestone for U.S.

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2017 Toyota Prius Prime vs 2017 Chevrolet Volt: plug-in hybrid video test

Green Car Reports

The Toyota Prius Prime, new for 2017, is the plug-in version of the world's best-known, and best-selling, hybrid car. The 2017 Chevy Volt was new last year, a greatly improved version of the pioneering range-extended electric car.

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How GM plans to market Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid, Bolt EV electric car

Green Car Reports

Hybrids are pretty well-known at this point, and battery-electric cars are conceptually simple: You plug them in like a mobile phone. But explaining plug-in hybrids to car buyers at large—it's a hybrid, but it also plugs in, but only for double-digit range—has proven to be very hard. As GM starts to sell its 2017 Volt nationally, and. Green Auto Show Chevy Volt GM General Motors Marketing plug-in cars

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Plug-in electric car sales for August: Volt sells at twice Leaf rate

Green Car Reports

vehicle sales last month are expected to fall overall as data rolls in, August has traditionally been a very good month for sales of plug-in electric cars. The Chevrolet Volt, for one, kept up its pace this year, with August sales of 2,081, for an eight-month total of 14,295 Volts delivered so far this year. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV While U.S.

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2014 BMW i3 REx Vs Chevy Volt: Range-Extended Electric Cars Compared

Green Car Reports

Until recently, the Chevy Volt was the only range-extended electric car available in the U.S. I''ve driven a Volt for almost three years now, and it''s been a splendid car--quiet, smooth, peppy, and amazingly economical. New REx on the block But now the Volt has a formidable new competitor: the new 2014 BMW i3, available as both a pure

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2012 Chevy Volt has now crossed 400,000 miles, range remains steady

Green Car Reports

As more battery-electric cars are sold and more drivers become aware of them, the question of battery life recurs among pretty much every potential buyer. Data on the liquid-cooled battery packs of older Tesla Model S and Chevrolet Volt cars offers. Chevy Volt commuting plug-in cars Range-Extended Electric Vehicle Battery Life

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Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, October 2016: Volt's seven-peat

Green Car Reports

The Chicago Cubs won the World Series for the first time in 108 years; the Chevy Volt won the Canadian electric-car sales trophy for the seventh time in seven months. Though Chevy Volt sales in Canada fell from stratospheric to mere tropospheric levels in October, the vehicle remains Canada's monthly sales leader for the seventh consecutive month. sales Plug-In Hybrids Canada New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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

Green Car Reports

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. Chevy Volt plug-in cars Range-Extended Electric Vehicle durability Battery LifeIf 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.

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Plug-In Electric Car Sales For Aug: Volt, Leaf Hit New Highs

Green Car Reports

Sales of the two highest-volume plug-in electric cars soared in August, with both the Chevrolet Volt and the Nissan Leaf setting all-time monthly sales records. Chevy, in fact, was so confident about the month''s Volt sales that GM president Mark Reuss previewed the total last week, telling the Los Angeles Times, "We will do about 3,300 Volt sales

Chevy Volt Electric Car: Only Current GM Model NOT Recalled This Year

Green Car Reports

The current 2015 Chevrolet Volt, now in its fifth year, will be the last of its generation before a revised and updated 2016 Volt is unveiled next January and goes on sale later in the year. But GM''s first range-extended electric car turns out to have logged another minor distinction in its list of firsts: The Chevy Volt is, thus far, the sole

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GM Will Make Autonomous Versions Of The 2017 Chevrolet Volt

Green Car Reports

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 Volt: Range-Extended Electric Car Ultimate Guide

Green Car Reports

The Chevrolet Volt range-extended electric car has been on sale for over a year now. You might have caught our previous guide to the Volt, but so much can happen in such a short space of time that there's always something new to add. Over the next few pages you'll find links to all sorts of information about the Volt.

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Portland Airport Adds 42 Electric-Car Chargers, At 120 Volts; Here's Why

Green Car Reports

When it comes to electric-car charging, speed is typically as important as availability. Installing more charging stations is important, but it's generally thought that they need to charge a car as quickly as possible, to lessen any inconvenience to owners. portland plug-in cars charging charging infrastructure Oregon

Chevy Volt Charging Cord Cut: Angry Neighbor, Electric-Car Hater?

Green Car Reports

Owning a plug-in electric car, as buyers learn, is a process of educating the public at large. Mostly, people are curious when they see a car plugged in to recharge. But occasionally, uglier emotions come into play. That''s apparently what happened to Matthew Cummings and Jennifer Brown. The couple live in a high-rise condominium apartment in a

Plug-In Electric Car Sales In Nov: Volt Strong, But Leaf, i3 Decline

Green Car Reports

Sales of plug-in electric cars generally fall off a bit as the weather gets colder, and it's the same this year, with November sales slightly down on those of October. The new 2016 Chevrolet Volt continued strong, even though it's on sale only in California and a few other states, but weakness in the Nissan Leaf and BMW i3 was stronger. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) compliance car

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Plug-In Electric Car Sales In Canada For April: Volt Record Sales

Green Car Reports

In Canada, the Chevy Volt''s record-setting sales last month overshadowed the Tesla Model S''s equally impressive deliveries the month before, in March. Building on strong momentum in March, the Chevy Volt tallied 222 sales in April, breaking its own monthly record for deliveries of a single plug-in electric car in Canada (214 units back in

2014 36

Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, Aug 2017: Chevy Volt's 50th win

Green Car Reports

The Chevrolet Volt won its 17th straight Canadian plug-in electric vehicle sales title in August, which became its 50th overall. sales Canada New car sales plug-in carsMuch has changed since its September 2011 arrival in the home of the beaver—which, we note, is not just Oregon State University’s mascot, but Canada’s national animal as well. Back then, the Nissan Leaf.

Plug-In Electric Car Sales In July: Leaf, Volt Both Do Well

Green Car Reports

Sales of plug-in electric cars in the U.S. continued their rise in July, as Nissan delivered more than 3,000 Leaf battery electric cars and Chevy more than 2,000 Volt range-extended electrics. It''s was only the second time that the two cars together have sold more than 5,000 units in a single month; the first was last August, when 5,771 were

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Small-town Indiana Chevy dealer is big on electric cars

Green Car Reports

It's often said that franchised auto dealers are one of the bigger impediments to sales of plug-in electric cars. dealers Chevy Volt Dealership plug-in cars IndianaVehicles with plugs require more explanation, the financial calculations are often more complicated, and home and public charging stations add a further layer of complication. Commissioned salespeople whose pay rises as they sell more.

Plug-In Electric Car Sales In Nov: Leaf Grows, Volt Wanes

Green Car Reports

Sales of plug-in electric cars continued at a steady pace in November, reflecting continued strong vehicle sales of all types in the U.S. The Nissan Leaf set a new November record at 2,687 cars sold, its 22nd straight month of sales increases year-over-year, while the Chevy Volt delivered 1,336 cars last month. market.

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A Third Of This Dealer's Sales Are Chevy Volt Electric Cars: How'd They Do It?

Green Car Reports

Can any other franchised dealer in the world make the claim that full one-third of its sales are a single model of plug-in electric car? Bourgeois Chevrolet of Rawdon, Quebec, achieved that remarkable level in its sales this year of the Chevrolet Volt range-extended electric car. Now the dealership has been honored for its accomplishment.

Plug-In Electric Car Sales In July: Leaf Plummets, Volt Holds

Green Car Reports

While May was a good month for sales of plug-in electric cars, the numbers sagged in June--and they appear to be doing the same for July. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) compliance carLast month's sales data is now arriving, and it looks like the lack of new and exciting plug-in vehicles, plus buyers' continuing infatuation with SUVs, have kept plug-in sales substantially below last year's.

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2016 Volt Powertrain, Electric-Car Performance, Tesla Again At The Top: The Week In Reverse (Video)

Green Car Reports

Interested in the powertrain technology in the 2016 Volt? Or the performance potential in electric cars? This is our video look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending on Friday, February 27, 2015.

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Plug-In Electric Car Sales In May: Leaf, Volt, Others Surge

Green Car Reports

As spring arrives, sales of plug-in electric cars traditionally rise from their winter levels. DON'T MISS: Will 2015 Plug-In Electric Car Sales Exceed Last Year's Total? sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) compliance carSales during the months of May through August are usually among the highest of the year, and at least for May, that rule is holding as strongly for 2015 as it did last year.

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Plug-In Electric Car Sales In Mar: Leaf Surpasses Volt In Total Sales Since 2010

Green Car Reports

For more than four years, the Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt have been the highest-volume plug-in electric cars sold in the U.S. sales surpassed those of the Chevrolet Volt. With March deliveries of 1,817 Leafs, compared to 639 Volts, the Leaf surged past the Volt to a. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) compliance car

Will The 2016 Chevy Volt Be A 'Mass-Market' Electric Car? Should It Be?

Green Car Reports

While battery-electric cars are pretty simple in concept, it''s often much harder for auto marketers to explain the benefits of range-extended electrics and plug-in hybrids. Last summer, Chevrolet''s chief marketing officer, Tim Mahoney, said the marketing for the new 2016 Chevy Volt would be completely rethought as well.

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Chevy Volt Vs Mitsubishi i-MiEV: This Volt Uses Less Gas Than Electric Car, Data Shows

Green Car Reports

When I traded in my 2012 Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric car for a 2014 Chevrolet Volt, I wrote an article with the bold prediction that I would now use less gasoline even though my new car has a gasoline engine. Fuel Economy Range-Extended Electric Vehicle There was a spirited discussion following that article and now I have some data to shed some light on which allows me to use less gas given.

Chevy Volt, Nissan Leaf Ready Second Acts

Green Car Reports

The Nissan Leaf electric car and Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid went on sale within days of each other back in December 2010. Now, we''re expecting second-generation versions of both cars for 2016--and each will have significant upgrades.

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Germany Likes German Electric Cars; Leaf, Volt, Not So Much

Green Car Reports

A huge swathe of Americans buy cars built by the Big Three, for example. And in Germany, it seems, electric car It isn''t unusual for citizens of a particular country to employ a little patriotism when buying vehicles and stick to brands from that country. Italians buy plenty of Fiats. French drivers often stick to Renaults, Peugeots and Citroens.

Plug-in electric car sales for April 2016: Volt romps, Leaf stagnates

Green Car Reports

After the usual winter doldrums at the start of the year, April proved to be a good month for plug-in electric car sales in the U.S. As usual, the two highest-volume cars for which we have reported data are the. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV March was a record-breaking month, and as April results come in today and tomorrow, last month's pace seems to be robust as well.

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Plug-in Electric Car Sales In Canada, Sep 2013: Volt Repeat?

Green Car Reports

The Chevrolet Volt and Tesla Model S were probably neck-and-neck in Canadian plug-in sales, in September In August, the Chevy Volt won the sales podium by an 84-56 margin over the Nissan Leaf.

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GM reveals electric car plans including more details on Spark EV

Green Cars News

General Motors (GM) has certainly been at the forefront of the electrification movement, particularly with the Chevrolet Volt vastly outselling its competition – and now it has outlined the plans it hopes will help it to retain its position as the green car leader.

Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, June 2016: volte-face for the Volt

Green Car Reports

Paced by the Chevrolet Volt, Canada may have had its first-ever month in which 1,000 plug-in electric vehicle were sold. Volt sales continued to soar in Canada during June, with GM's electric flagship topping 300 for the first time. sales Canada New car sales plug-in carsFactoring in population ratios, this would be roughly equivalent to a 3,000-sale month in the United States, a feat.

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Feb Plug-In Electric Car Sales: Leaf Supply Low, Volt Recovers

Green Car Reports

sales of plug-in electric cars continued at a reduced level, as seems to happen every winter. The best-selling electric car, the Chevrolet Volt range-extended electric car, logged deliveries to 1,626 units, compared to 1,140 last month. That's a better number than the 1,023 Volts sold in February 2012, but not yet close to the rate required

Chevrolet Volt faces safety investigation

Green Cars News

Just how high is the risk of battery related fire in a Chevrolet Volt that is involved in a serious crash? Earlier this year, the NHTSA performed a New Car Assessment Program side pole [.]. Chevrolet Electric cars Green cars Latest news Chevrolet Volt Chevrolet Volt fire electric car safety National Highway Traffic Safety Administration NHTSA Volt fire Volt safety

Plug-In Electric Car Sales In Sept: Leaf Up Again, Volt Down

Green Car Reports

sales of plug-in electric cars now averaging more than 10,000 vehicles each month, September seems likely to continue that trend once all the sales reports are in. With U.S. Sales of the Nissan Leaf totaled 2,881 last month, bringing year-to-date deliveries to 21,882. That''s almost a 50-percent increase over last September''s sales of 1,953, and it

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Plug-In Electric Car Sales In April: Leaf Widens Lead, Volt Flat Again

Green Car Reports

Sales of plug-in electric cars last month appear to be staying level with last month''s, based on early figures from Nissan and Chevrolet. The Nissan Leaf battery-electric hatchback continued the stronger sales trend from March: 2,088 Leafs found new owners, lower than the March number of 2,507 (its second-best month ever, after December last