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    Motor Trend Car of the Year? The 2011 Chevrolet Volt [w/video]

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    Motor Trend loves giving out awards, but its most coveted piece of hardware is undoubtedly its Car of the Year trophy. This year, the golden calipers have been bestowed upon the 2011 Chevrolet Volt. General Motors' joins a long ...

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    CARB gives Chevy Volt ULEV II status, misses SULEV II by a hair

    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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    First Drive: 2011 Chevrolet Volt

    "She Blinded Me With Science"

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    The Chevy Volt has finally, successfully, made the leap from science fiction to fact. Quite a bit has changed in the nearly four-year journey from the 2007 Detroit Auto Show to last week, when General ...

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    Report: GM exec says 60,000 Chevy Volts may be built in 2012

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    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

    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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    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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    GM studying what Volt batteries can be used for after you're done with them

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    The keys to the first Chevrolet Volt haven't even landed in their owner's pocket yet, and General Motors is already looking to what will happen to the vehicle's batteries at the end of the EV's life cycle. As it turns out, those ...

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    Video: Translogic tests Chevy Volt, reveals Mountain Mode and 0-60 time

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    Our brothers from another mother over at Translogic just released their latest episode yesterday, episode 5.4 for whoever's counting. Host Bradley Hasemeyer spent a day with General Motors at the automaker's Milford Proving ...

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    Report: Rush Limbaugh tears into Chevy Volt, fails to understand how it works [*Updated]

    It has long been apparent that the more successful a talk radio host is, the less relevant the facts become. Case in point is this week's apparent tirade by Rush Limbaugh against the 2011 Chevrolet Volt. No doubt the Volt's sticker price came in higher than most of us had hoped at $41,000, and ...

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    2011 Chevrolet Volt requires... premium gas?

    As we're sure you've noticed by now, General Motors has been making lots of waves over the past few days with the pricing announcement (finally!) of its 2011 Chevrolet Volt. And, as you're surely aware, GM's plug-in hybrid is capable of traveling at least 40 miles per charge without using a ...

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    2011 Chevrolet Volt priced at $41,000* or $350/month for three-year lease

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    General Motors' recently hired vice-president for sales and marketing Joel Ewanick took the stage at the Plug-In 2010 conference in San Jose, CA today and finally revealed that the 2011 Chevrolet Volt will have a base price of $41,000 ...

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    Chevrolet Volt to be powered by engine at high speeds? Seems unlikely.

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    Whoa. Color us shocked and awed if this rumor from The Telegraph is accurate. According to the UK paper, General Motors is set to make some drastic changes to the Chevrolet Volt's European Opel Ampera twin. Specifically, the report ...

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    Washington D.C. joins California and Michigan as initial launch markets for 2011 Chevrolet Volt

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    In advance of the 2010 Washington Auto Show, Chevrolet has announced that the greater Washington D.C. area will join California and Michigan as initial launch markets for its upcoming plug-in hybrid electric Chevrolet Volt. The ...

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    Report: Marketing manager responsible for Chevy Volt Dance reassigned

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    Recall that Susan Docherty, the recently appointed VP of marketing, responded shortly after seeing the so-called Chevy Volt Dance for the first time, "Our Chevrolet Volt advertising, marketing and go to market strategy ...

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    Video: Chevrolet Volt baked at over 200 degrees in durability test

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    Having just returned from the frigid Motor City for our ongoing coverage of the 2010 Detroit Auto Show, the idea of hot-weather testing the 2011 Chevrolet Volt seems like an oddly foreign concept. But there are ...

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    Report: GM's Lauckner says Volt could cost under $40,000

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    We seem to know nearly everything there is to know about the 2011 Chevrolet Volt. Well, everything but one of the most important pieces of its environmentally friendly puzzle, that is: How much will it cost? Predictions vary ...


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