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    Report: Are Chevy dealers gaming the system to keep Volt's $7,500 consumer rebate?
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    Getting beyond the drama of the Chevrolet Volt and its high-profile development process was supposed to mean that General Motors could focusing on enjoying the car's green halo. But that has not exactly been the case. On the other side of numerous awards and glowing reviews there have been the ...

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    Report: Chevy Volt may be worth only $17,000 after 36 months
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    The 2011 Chevrolet Volt will have a resale value of a tick over $17,000 after 36 months, the length of an average lease, according to Kelley Blue Book. That's only 42 percent of the plug-in hybrid's $41,000 MSRP. KBB's projection assumes that the going rate for a gallon of gas will hold steady ...

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    Ford cleans up at 2011 Edison Awards, Chevy Volt wins Gold [w/video]
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    The annual Edison awards that celebrate innovation in goods and services have been handed out, and Ford and General Motors have taken no prisoners with regards to all things automotive. Ford was the big winner, with three gold metals and one silver. Further, CEO Alan Mulally was named a 2011 ...

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    Report: GM displeased with Volt's low rating from ACEEE
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    2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    How do you determine how environmentally friendly an automobile is? Certainly, fuel efficiency will be factored in rather highly, as will all manner of tailpipe emissions. But that's only part of the story. Consider that there ...

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    Report: Some dealers price gouging Chevy Volt up to $65K
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    2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Even though some Chevrolet dealers were warned not to sell the Volt above the MSRP, there is a distinct trend around the country where some dealers are trying to make a few extra (thousand) bucks off the popular plug-in vehicle. ...

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    This is not your typical review of the 2011 Chevrolet Volt
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    2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Gene Weingarten is not an automotive journalist. He is, however, a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning writer for The Washington Post. And yet, despite limited automotive knowledge by his own admission, he's written an excellent ...

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    Report: GM CEO Akerson says Chevy Volt tech coming to minivan
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    2011 Chevrolet Volt charging port - Click above for high-res image gallery The more vehicles General Motors is able to build using the battery technology pioneered in its 2011 Chevrolet Volt, the better chance the automaker has of earning a return on its significant investment into the ...

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    Video: Chevrolet tries to make sense of Volt mileage figures
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    The 2011 Chevy Volt is, in several ways, like every other car on the road. Four wheels, four doors, a steering wheel... but not every vehicle has a gas engine, electric motor, massive lithium ion battery and a spot to plug into the wall. It's a bit ...

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    Chevy Volt components to be built from Gulf of Mexico's oil-soaked booms [w/video]
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    Recycled boom material under the hood of the 2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    There's really no way to positively spin the disaster that took place in the Gulf of Mexico when BP's Deepwater Horizon drilling platform exploded and leaked untold millions of gallons ...

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    Report: GM may let Euro drivers switch Opel Ampera to gas power to save batteries
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    2011 Opel Ampera – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The 2011 Chevrolet Volt made major media waves when it was first revealed that its engine could power the drive wheels independently under certain circumstances. According to a report from HeadlineAuto in the UK, though, General ...

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    2011 Chevy Volt wins Green Car of the Year title in LA
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    Joel Ewanick, VP, U.S. Marketing for General Motors, and the Chevy Volt with the Green Car of the Year Award
    The Chevrolet Volt drove off with the 2011 Green Car of the Year Award at the LA Auto Show this morning, beating out tough competition from the Nissan Leaf and ending a two-year diesel ...

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    Chevy Volts ready to ship, just need official EPA mileage stickers
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    2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The first batch of production Chevy Volts are ready to ship, they're just waiting on the EPA to issue an official mileage label. General Motors global product chief Tom Stephens told Automotive News that the required sticker ...

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    2011 Chevrolet Volt wins Automobile Magazine Automobile of the Year award
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    2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    As much as we'd like to say that we didn't see this one coming... well, we did. But, despite the fact that it would seem to be the obvious choice to take home the Automobile Magazine Automobile of the Year award, the voting crew ...

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    CARB gives Chevy Volt ULEV II status, misses SULEV II by a hair
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    The California Air Resources Board has given a green rating to the 2011 Chevrolet Volt, the grade atop the page being ULEV (Ultra Low Emissions Vehicle). That's below the SULEV and PZEV ratings of cars you might not expect to beat the Volt, such as the four-cylinder Honda Accord and Volkswagen ...

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    Video: First responders learn EV rescue techniques on Chevy Volt
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    While a vocal gaggle of Birkenstock-wearing tree-huggers might be rambling on about how we need to replace the internal combustion engine overnight with EVs, we know that phasing out the automobile as we know them just isn't that simple. Among the ...

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    Report: GM exec says 60,000 Chevy Volts may be built in 2012
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    2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We've known all along that General Motors planned to ramp up production of the 2011 Chevrolet Volt, with 10,000 to 15,000 sales in the first year of production. But what of 2012? The Detroit News is reporting that Doug Parks, ...

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    Chevy Volt owners get OnStar-powered website
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    Electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids like the 2011 Chevrolet Volt (and we'll let you decide which of those two categories General Motors' green halo car fits into...) promise to save drivers money on fuel bills. But, just as operating expenses for traditional cars rises and falls with the price ...

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    Poll: Did General Motors lie about the Chevrolet Volt?
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    2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    For the past three years, General Motors has consistently described the 2011 Chevrolet Volt as a pure electric vehicle with a range-extending on-board gas engine/generator. Today we learned that, in fact, there are instances where ...

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    Chevy Volt's "maintenance mode" will burn gas to prevent aging
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    2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    When General Motors conceived the electric powertrain for the Chevrolet Volt, the 40-mile electric driving range was specified so that most drivers would rarely, if ever, have to use any liquid fuel. Components like the battery ...

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    Why the sub-30 MPG claim for Chevrolet Volt is misleading [w/video]
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    Translogic Episode 5.4 – Click above to watch video after the jump
    One of the last big technical questions about the 2011 Chevrolet Volt is how much gasoline it will consume when the engine starts up to sustain the charge of the battery. Since the beginning of the development program ...

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