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    Report: GM files trademark application for 'Chevy Bolt'
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    Move over Chevy Volt, a little brother could possibly be on the way. General Motors filed a trademark application for both 'Chevrolet Bolt' and 'Bolt' earlier this month, specifically for use as automobile names. Trademark filings often hold clues for upcoming models or new products from ...

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    Teased: 2016 Chevy Volt teased ahead of debut at Detroit Auto Show
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    Chevrolet has issued the first teaser of its second-generation Volt, seen above, along with an announcement confirming rumors that it will make its global debut at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in January, as a 2016 model. Our most recent look at the next-gen hybrid came in ...

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    Spy Shots: 2016 Chevy Volt spotted testing its electric beating heart
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    We don't know a whole lot about the next generation Chevy Volt, other than the fact that it's expected as a 2016 model. It's safe to assume Chevrolet will continue with its formula of two powertrains, one driving the wheels using electricity drawn from a lithium-ion battery pack and one powered ...

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    Official: GM investing $449 million in next-gen electrification
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    It has been a rough couple of weeks for General Motors with the constant scrutiny on its recalls in the public eye, but the company is trying to move forward. This week, it announced a $449 million investment into its Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly and Brownstown Battery Assembly plants. Part of the ...

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    Report: Bob Lutz says Chevy Volt should've been a truck
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    Bob Lutz knows a thing or two about the Chevy Volt. He was, after all, GM's vice chairman in charge of product development during the Volt's gestation process, widely credited with ushering it into production. But now he says it should have been a truck, not a sedan. Speaking with The Seattle ...

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    Report: Next Chevy Volt to be $30k, 200-mile EV 'moon shot'
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    On page four of a five-page BusinessWeek article entitled "The Inside Story of GM's Comeback and Mary Barra's Rise," there's a single paragraph that mentions General Motors CEO Dan Akerson hinting at "a next generation of electric vehicle.... [A] compact car that can go 200 miles on a charge and ...

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    Study: Survey says $25k barrier is a problem for EVs
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    The majority of consumers are more or less priced out of the market. Electric cars are gaining popularity with the general public, but are they still too expensive? According to a survey 1,084 consumers by Navigant Research, a consulting firm located in Boulder, CO, 71 percent want their next ...

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    Report: Cadillac considering more electric cars, Elmiraj business case gaining popularity
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    Cadillac's electrification isn't likely to stop at the $76,000 ELR coupe, according a report from TheDetroitBureau.com. Speaking to Cadillac's global sales boss, Bob Ferguson, a successful ELR will likely lead to a larger, even more upscale offering than the Volt-based two-door. "I could ...

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    ETC: Chevy offers free pumpkin stencils for Halloween
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    Halloween is just a couple days away, but if you haven't carved your pumpkin yet (and you're in need of some cool ideas), Chevrolet has got you covered. Head on over to the Chevy Facebook page for an assortment of stencils to create cool, Chevy-themed jack-o'-lanterns, but bring your X-Acto knife ...

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    Report: GM CEO Akerson calls out Tesla, says Cadillac will compete on EVs
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    Cadillac will be taking on Tesla Motors, the underdog EV manufacturer that's seen heaps of critical acclaim and stock market buzz with its most recent sedan, the Model S. "If you want to compete head-to-head with Tesla, and we ultimately will, you want to do it with a Cadillac," Dan Akerson, the ...

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    Report: Opel 3-cyl headed for 2016 Chevy Volt?
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    The Chevrolet Volt could be in for a significant redo in the next 18 to 24 months, according to a report from Automotive News. When the new model comes on line in late 2015 or early 2016, besides the regular spate of interior and exterior styling tweaks, the next Volt could feature a ...

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    Report: Akerson looking for 20 percent more range from next-gen Chevy Volt [w/video]
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    The Chevrolet Volt's 38-mile electric range leaves something to be desired, despite being able to run nonstop for hundreds more miles when the range-extending gasoline generator kicks in. General Motors CEO Dan Akerson has recognized this and let slip that he wants to see the next-generation Volt ...

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    Official: Chevy lops $5,000 off price of 2014 Volt
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    In a similar move as the Nissan Leaf earlier in the year, Chevrolet has announced that it will cut the starting price of the 2014 Volt by around $5,000. For its fourth year on the market, the Volt will now have a starting price of $34,995 (*including $810 for destination), but there is no word ...

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    Report: Akerson calls for GM tech to stymie Tesla
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    Electric vehicle maker Tesla has had some good days lately as sales of the Model S have exceeded expectations as much as the company's profits, thanks in no small part to innovative thinking that has resulted in mass sales of ZEV credits to other manufacturers, free charging stations, 90-second ...

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    Video: C7 Corvette makes inaugural ad appearance in Chevy's first spot with new slogan
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    Chevrolet's "Runs Deep" tagline has finally been run into the ground, replaced with the Bowtie brand's "Find New Roads" slogan that's part of parent General Motors' plan to unify its everyday brand's marketing efforts worldwide. The new Chevrolet campaign was ushered in on prime time last night ...

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    Opinion: Can inductive charging save the EV?
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    Let's Face It, We're Just Plain Lazy Recent news about the price cuts on the Ford Focus EV and Nissan Leaf are proof positive that despite all their eco-goodness, pure electrics as well as plug-in hybrids remain a tough sell to the American mass market. There's no doubt automakers are committed ...

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    Official: GM claims it's first to sell million 30+ mpg vehicles
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    As we continue to put together all the data for the year-end edition of By The Numbers, General Motors has announced that it sold more than a million vehicles in the US last year that achieved at least 30 miles per gallon on the highway. More impressively, GM managed this feat using multiple ...

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    Report: Some Chevy dealers ceasing Volt sales due to costly tools
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    Automotive dealerships are accustomed to training sales and service professionals when new models arrive, but the plug-in hybrid Chevrolet Volt – and its pricey additional tool and equipment costs – is frustrating some low-volume retailers to the point of dropping the model from the ...

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    Report: Residual prices of used electric cars lag behind their gas counterparts
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    The Detroit Free Press reports electric vehicles like the Nissan Leaf and Chevrolet Volt aren't maintaining the same residual values as their internal combustion counterparts. Kelly Blue Book says the 2012 Nissan Leaf will hold around 20 percent of its value after five years while the Nissan ...

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    Official: GM says Chevy Volt owners have logged over 100-million electric miles
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    It's only been two years since the Chevrolet Volt first when on sale, but Chevrolet is saying that owners of the car have driven a collective 100 million all-electric miles in this short period of time. Like any other alternatively powered car, owners are finding ways to maximize efficiency, and ...

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