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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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You Might Think The Car Is Really A Motorcycle

The US Trademark Office suspends GM's application for the Bolt trademark because Yamaha already has one for its motorcycle.

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For dealers in California, the first orders for the 2016 Chevrolet Volt can be made on May 28. A few other states can make reservations on August 27, and things finally roll out nationwide October 1.

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There are still around 6,000 first-generation Chevy Volts at dealers in the United States, and that means big incentives for buyers.

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Disney's next blockbuster, Tomorrowland, hits theaters next week. Thus, Chevy is hard at work promoting its new Volt, which will appear in the film.

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Next-Gen Model Gets Minor Price Drop

The 2016 Chevy Volt Will Start At $33,995, a few hundred bucks cheaper than the outgoing model. You get a lot more, though, including 12 extra miles of EV range.

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Holden will join Opel, Vauxhall and the rest of Europe in losing access to GM's plug-in hybrid Volt after disappointing sales dating back to its 2012 debut.

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But If You Wait, You Might Save Even More

Cars Direct says deals on the 2015 Chevy Volt include manufacturer rebates that have ballooned out to $2,500 and a lease-signing payment that's dropped to $500, down from $1,499.

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Two Studies Prove The Rightness Of This Decision

Despite the similarity to the Volt, Chevrolet's upcoming EV will definitely be called the Bolt, according to the brand's marketing boss. The company conducted two studies into the name to make sure this is a good idea.

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GM Still Building First-Gen Volt, For Now

Before a longer-than-usual plant shutdown this summer to get ready for the next-gen Chevy Volt, GM is still building the first-gen model in Hamtramck.

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Chevy Volt Has Reigned Supreme Since Early 2012

After many years of trailing the Chevy Volt, the Nissan Leaf has finally secured the sales total lead. Until the next-gen Volt arrives in the second half of 2015, anyway.

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The 2016 Chevrolet Volt and the EN-V concept car will make an appearance in the Disney movie 'Tomorrowland' starring George Clooney, opening on May 22. The sci-fi mystery will kick off the ad campaign for the next-generation hybrid.

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Can Go Up To 55 MPH On EV Power

Chevrolet says the next-generation will offer a proper hybrid version using technology from the 2016 Volt, and is expected to return a combined 45 mpg.

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GM is recalling 64,186 examples of the 2011-2013 Volt because carbon monoxide can build up if the plug-in hybrid sedan is accidentally left idling in an enclosed location. Separately, the company is issuing a stop sale on roughly 2,300 units of the 2015 Chevrolet Trax and 2015 Buick Encore because of possible power steering failure.

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In February, Leaf Sales Were 1,198, Volt Down To 693

With the just-released February numbers, we discover that cumulative sales for the Nissan Leaf are 74,590 and the Chevy Volt has 74,592 since 2010.

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Chevrolet knows that the Bolt and Volt names can cause confusion, but the company is still deciding what to do about it. There's a possibility that the upcoming EV hatchback could wear a different moniker by the time it arrives in showrooms.

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Voltec 5ET50 Drive Unit Is Lighter, Smaller And More Powerful

Two GM engineers tell us about the all-new powertrain in the 2016 Chevy Volt and why it is so much better than the one in the first-gen model.

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