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GM Is More Than Ready For Round Two

The second-gen Chevy Volt arrives with improvements in every area you can name. Whether or not this will translate into better sales remains a big unknown.


We've Seen This Sort Of Backwards Messaging Before, GM

Like the Anthem ad from a few years ago, Chevy's new Elevator commercial takes aim at pure electric vehicles. You know, the kind GM also sells.


Also Launches Car-Sharing Program In New York

GM will be getting a lot more autonomous vehicle data from its employees, as they'll start using driverless Volts to get around the Warren, MI, tech center.


Buyers May Still Be Waiting For New Models, Model Year Updates

September sales of the Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf were both down in a big way. 56.7% for the Leaf and 31.9% for the Volt.


Will Michigan Citizens Raid Ontario?

The Great White North will get the 2016 Chevy Volt before 39 US states do.


Nationwide Availability Will Only Come With 2017 Model Year

GM confirms that the second-gen Chevy Volt is being delayed for most US states. Only California and the other CARB states will get the 2016 MY car.


In August, Nissan Sold 1,393 Leafs; Chevy sold 1,380 Volts

The ongoing saga of sales of the Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt continues with the EV on top. For now.


Connections Get You Behind The Wheel In Canada

A senior member of the gm-volt.com forum gets 30 minutes behind the wheel of a 2016 Chevrolet Volt at GM Canada headquarters in Oshawa.


We run through some questions to ask yourself if you are shopping for an electric vehicle. Many factors impact the decision, like whether to go new or used.


Despite Opel Ampera's Failure, Some Europeans Want Next-Gen Volt

A group of French fans of the range-extended EV is asking GM to bring the second-gen Chevrolet Volt to Europe. They acknowledge the failure of the Opel Ampera there but think a second chance might work.


Declining Production Numbers Hint Next-Gen Nissan Leaf Might Be Here Soon

Leaf production numbers have declined this summer even more steeply than its sales numbers. It's thought that Nissan is getting ready to roll out the 2016 model.


Chevrolet has released the officials on the 2016 Volt, with the EPA listing the hybrid at 106 MPGe, 42 MPG combined, and with 53 miles of EV range.


Next-Gen Volt Could Also Get 106 MPGe, 42 Miles Per Gallon

Rumors say the 2016 Chevy Volt will come with a 53-mile electric range, 106 MPGe, and 42 miles per gallon. These are all boosts from the first-gen model.


Aging Leaf EV Sells 1,174 In The US While Aging Volt PHEV Sells 1,313 In July

Despite overall sluggish sales, June 2015 represented the first time since October 2013 that the Chevy Volt outsold the Nissan Leaf in the US.


Hyundai's Prius-fighting hybrid has been spied testing yet again. This time it drops the hard plastic coverings for some camo. Unfortunately, many details are still hard to spot.


Focusing On Human-Caused Fender-Benders Misses The Point

Here we go again. Google reported Thursday another one of its self-driving cars was involved in a traffic accident earlier this month. The crash occurred near the company's Mountain View, Calif., headquarters July 1.


The All-Electric Sells 2,074 Units, While The PHEV Moves Only 1,225

Sales for the Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt are down for the first six months of 2015, with the June results not doing anything to help reverse the trend.


Recycled Cells Manage Renewable Energy Supply

General Motors shows off how its recycling Chevy Volt battery packs for stationary storage at its IT Center in Milford, Michigan.


Old Numbers Said 41 MPG And 102 MPGe

Momentary changes to the spec site for the 2016 Chevrolet Volt suggest that it might get 43 miles per gallon and 106 mpge, rather than the original rating of 41 mpg and 102 mpge. There have been other tweaks, as well.


Leaf Hits 2,104 Sales In May, While Volt Climbs To 1,618

Both the Nissan Leaf and the Chevy Volt have their best sales month of the year, with lots of factors playing a role in the ever-changing numbers.

Yamaha Has Given Consent To GM To Use Bolt Name For Upcoming EV

An ongoing trademark dispute over the Bolt name could be cleared up because Yamaha says Chevy can use it.

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