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    Beijing 2010: Chevrolet Volt MPV5 concept, HHR goes future tech
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    Chevrolet Volt MPV5 concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    While Chrysler has failed to find a way to update or replace the retro-styled PT Cruiser, we can definitely see this as a forthcoming replacement to the Chevrolet HHR. The Volt MPV5 is slightly larger than HHR, but fills a ...

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    Beijing 2010: Chevrolet Volt MPV5 crossover revealed
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    Chevrolet Volt MPV5 concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The rumored extended range electric crossover we saw revealed in General Motors' design patent drawings is now a reality. The Chevrolet Volt MPV5 concept will make its debut tomorrow at the Beijing Motor Show, and just as ...

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    GM investing $257M in Fairfax and Detroit plants to build next-gen Malibu
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    We first heard that General Motors might add production of the next-generation Chevrolet Malibu to its Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant back in December, and that news has been confirmed today. GM Chairman Ed Whitacre held a press conference this morning at which he announced the automaker had ...

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    EPA still not settled on MPG labels for plug-ins, Volt unlikely to get 230 mpg
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    Last week at the Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress in Detroit, we spoke with Dr. Pete Savagian of General Motors about what the Chevrolet Volt's fuel economy sticker would look like. Last summer former GM CEO Fritz Henderson made a big splash when he announced that the Volt was ...

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    Voltec-powered Chevy crossover concept to debut in Beijing?
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    Chevrolet Voltec CUV design patent – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The media previews for the 2010 Beijing Motor Show are happening at the end of this week, and assuming a certain Icelandic volcano doesn't upset the atmosphere any further, we expect to be on hand. One of the many ...

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    GM going to church to sell cars?
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    Go to church on Sunday, sell on Monday? Well, not exactly, but General Motors will bring along the cream of its crop this Sunday, April 18, to the Hartford Memorial Baptist Church near Detroit, Michigan. For those interested in seeing the next wave of green technology, the procession will include ...

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    GM updates us on the Chevrolet Volt's battery and powertrain development
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    2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    General Motors has provided another of its regular updates on the development of the Chevrolet Volt, focusing on its battery and powertrain. With a little over six months to go until the first production model rolls off the line, ...

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    Spotted in Detroit: Pre-production 2011 Chevrolet Volt
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    We've still got about six and a half months until the official Job One production date for the Chevrolet Volt, but GM's plug-in savior is popping up on the streets around Detroit. Most of the Volts spotted in public are from the fleet of 80 IVER prototypes GM built last summer; cars with ...

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    Once and For All? Lutz text message reportedly confirms Cadillac Converj is dead
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    2009 Cadillac Converj Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Although previously the subject of some early obituaries, it appears that the future of the Cadillac Converj showcar is indeed at a dead-end. According to Automotive News, a production future for the rakish ...

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    Carlos Ghosn on the Leaf and EVs: "There is no competition."
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    Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn with Leaf EV – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Will Nissan's upcoming Leaf electric car compete directly with the 2011 Chevrolet Volt? Well, that depends on who you ask. Apparently, Nissan head Carlos Ghosn doesn't believe the two eco-friendly automobiles will ...

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    LG Chem to build lithium ion cell factory in Holland, MI
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    LG Chem has made it official. The South Korean manufacturer is moving forward with plans to start production of lithium ion cells in Michigan. LG Chem and its U.S. subsidiary, Compact Power Inc. (CPI), will spend $303 million to build the cell plant in Holland, on the west side of the state. By ...

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    Geneva 2010: Opel Flextreme GT/E Concept glides on stage
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    Opel Flextreme GT/E Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The highlight of the Opel stand at the Geneva Motor Show this week is clearly the new Flextreme GT/E concept. This second Flextreme-badged concept is the first midsize car to be powered by General Motors' Voltec powertrain ...

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    2011 Chevy Volt appears in order schedule, Job 1 set for November 1
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    2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Up until now, General Motors has remained deliberately vague in public about the scheduled Job 1 date for Chevrolet Volt production. Given the complexity and new technology involved in the program, the automaker's reluctance is ...

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    Video: GM shows us how the 2011 Chevrolet Volt works
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    How the Chevy Volt works – Click above to watch the video after the break
    Modern cars and trucks are nothing if not complicated pieces of machinery, and that's doubly true of hybrid vehicles. You can bet that the 2011 Chevrolet Volt will set a new standard in high-tech gadgetry and ...

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    Report: Marketing manager responsible for Chevy Volt Dance reassigned
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    Chevrolet Volt Dance – Click above to watch the video after the break
    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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    Report: Power companies need to upgrade grid to prepare for electric cars
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    2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The onslaught of electric vehicles expected to hit the market over the next five years, such as the Chevrolet Volt (pictured above), is keeping many local power utilities up at night. The dilemma has to do with the power supply ...

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    GM clarifies Volt's "low 30s" price is only possible after tax credit
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    2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    $40,000. That's the potential price we've heard for the first-gen Chevrolet Volt for ages, and it's the number we get again, now that the recent "low 30s" price rumor has been put to rest. Again. General Motors spokesman Dave ...

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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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    General Motors builds first Volt battery pack on production line [w/video]
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    First Volt battery pack of the line – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It was exactly three years ago today that the original Chevrolet Volt concept rolled onto the stage at the 2007 Detroit Auto Show. Last summer, we visited a facility in Brownstown Township, MI that General Motors ...

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    Report: GM's Lauckner says Volt could cost under $40,000
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    2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    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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