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    Video: Chevrolet Volt baked at over 200 degrees in durability test
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    2011 Chevy Volt solar heat test – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    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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    GM and OnStar launch sophisticated mobile app for Volt [w/videos]
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    Chevrolet Volt Mobile Smartphone App – Click above for high-res image gallery
    When the Chevy Volt goes on sale late this year, General Motors intends to leverage its popular OnStar technology to help drivers maximize their electric driving time and minimize their use of liquid fuel. To do ...

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    VIDEO: Jay Leno parks a Chevy Volt in his Big Dog Garage
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    Jay Leno drives the 2011 Chevy Volt - Click above to watch the video after the break
    Jay Leno – in his traditional jeans and jean shirt, of course – had the opportunity to park a preproduction Chevy Volt in his Big Dog Garage, and he's kindly shared the experience with his fans. Right ...

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    VIDEO: Chevy Volt squeals tires around the track
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    Chevy Volt track testing - Click above to watch the video after the break
    Fuel efficient cars are slow, right? Just ask Jeremy Clarkson, who famously pitted a Toyota Prius against a BMW M3 around a test track to prove that the hybrid isn't very efficient when pushed to its limit. While it's true ...

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    VIDEO: GM commissions Chevrolet Volt dance to go with song. Yes, really.
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    Chevrolet Volt Dance - Click above to watch the video after the break
    "E for electricity, V for Chevy Volt and me..." Catchy little diddly, sure. But we were mostly willing to let the Chevrolet Volt song make the deep, dark trek into obscurity with nary another mention. That is, until today. What ...

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    REPORT: Chevrolet Malibu to join Volt in Detroit-Hamtramck plant
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    2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's long been presumed that the Chevrolet Volt (and its Opel/Vauxhall Ampera twin) would not be the only car rolling out of General Motors' Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant after late 2010. After all, Volt volumes are unlikely to ...

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    Chevy Volt: The Song
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    Chevy Volt and Me song -- Click above to watch the video
    The Kraft company recently held a competition inviting the public to name its new Vegemite cream cheese spinoff. The name that won, and made it to shelves, was "iSnack 2.0." Really. It took one day of public cacophony to encourage Kraft to ...

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    GM confirms Chevrolet Volt to be introduced in California before nationwide rollout
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    2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If environmentally-friendly transportation is your thing, there's no place like California. Not only is the state home base to Tesla – the first company to genuinely demonstrate that hugging a tree and hugging the road ...

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    "Viridian Joule" picked as winner of Chevy Volt Paint Color Contest
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    2011 Chevrolet Volt in Viridian Joule - Click above for high-res image gallery
    The votes have been cast, the tallies tallied and the winner determined: Viridian Joule will be the official name of the silvery-green hue as seen on a slew of Chevrolet Volt marketing material for what seems like the ...

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    REPORT: Initial Chevy Volt launch will be in select U.S. markets only
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    2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Undoubtedly, the 2011 Volt is one of the most hotly anticipated new model launches in Chevrolet's long and storied history, and it will likely be seen as a halo model of sorts for General Motors as a whole. As we experienced first ...

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    Quick Spin: 2011 Chevrolet Volt charges toward production
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    2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Three years ago this December we first walked into a Manhattan conference room for a background briefing on a new concept being developed by General Motors for the upcoming Detroit Auto Show. Earlier that year, the release of a ...

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    Cars & Coffee: Chevy shocks the crowd, brings Volt
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    2011 Chevrolet Volt - Click above for high-res image gallery
    General Motors shocked the crowd at Cars & Coffee this weekend by bringing out the 2011 Chevy Volt. Representatives on hand said this is the same car that will be on display at the LA Auto Show next week. They added that this is a ...

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    Lutz: High-performance Chevy Volt SS a "possibility"
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    2011 Chevy Volt - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Electric cars are for those who would rather drive slow, boring commuters that don't consume fossil fuels and therefore don't spew pollutants from their tailpipes. Gas-powered cars – and especially those wearing time-honored badges ...

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    GM invites Volt fans to name first color and win a test drive!
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    2011 Chevrolet Volt - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Take a close look at the Chevy Volt in the photo above. We've seen it a number of times already but we've never said anything about the color. While it's predominantly silver, it does have a green (or more specifically emerald) tint in ...

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    Production Chevy Orlando spotted in promo vid? [w/VIDEO]
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    Click above to watch video after the jump
    We're not entirely certain, but it sure looks like it. General Motors recently released a YouTube vid explaining what makes a Chevrolet a Chevrolet that shows a series a of sweeping shots that catches bowtie specials like the Corvette Grand Sport and the ...

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    EPA backs away from GM claim of 230 mpg for Volt
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    2011 Chevy Volt - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Apparently, we're not the only ones trying to figure out the exact methodology that was used to determine the supposed 230 mile per gallon city rating claimed by General Motors for the upcoming Chevy Volt. In response to a query from the ...

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    GM shows off 120V and 240V chargers for 2011 Chevy Volt
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    Chevy Volt Home Chargers - Click above for high-res image gallery
    As part of the massive media blitz being rolled out today by General Motors in preparation for the new 230-mpg Chevy Volt and some B20 biodiesel trucks (more on these later), we finally got to see the two chargers that will come ...

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    Nissan pokes fun at Volt, claims 367 mpg equivalent for Leaf EV
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    Nissan Leaf EV – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Not content to let General Motors grab all the shiny happy tree-huggy headlines today with its 230 mpg claim for the Chevy Volt in city operation, the gang manning the NissanEVs Twitter account needled GM's range-extended EV messiah, ...

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    How did GM arrive at 230 mpg for the 2011 Chevrolet Volt?
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    Neither General Motors nor the EPA are making declarative statements about how, exactly, the 2011 Chevy Volt will achieve it's much-touted 230 mpg rating that was announced today. GM's most clear statement (available in full after the break) says that some consumers "may be able to be in pure ...

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    GM announces... 2011 Chevrolet Volt will get 230 mpg city!
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    var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/autos/GM_Announces_2011_Chevrolet_Volt_Will_Get_230_MPG_City'; In case you missed it this morning, General Motors CEO Fritz Henderson made some big news just one month after the "new" GM emerged from bankruptcy protection. First of all, Henderson announced ...

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