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Report: EPA kills Chevy Volt's 230 mpg rating

2011 Chevrolet Volt in 'Victory Red' – Click above for high-res image gallery

Report: Chevy Volt will get 50 mpg once the battery is used up

Eight months ago, General Motors made a huge deal about how the Chevrolet Volt will get 230 miles per gallon. Of course, the company admitted that this isn't what drivers will actually experience when they use the car, just that the Volt is "expected to achieve city fuel economy of at least 230 miles per gallon, base

Auto X Prize throws water on GM's 230 mpg claim, offers mpge calculator

With all of the attention being paid to the 230 mpg number that the Chevy Volt will apparently be granted by the EPA, the Automotive X Prize thought it was time to weigh in on the subject of calculating fuel efficiency for vehicles that use energy sources other than gasoline. They don't like it. Instead, the AXP

Bill Ford, AdAge chide GM over 230 MPG Chevrolet Volt MPG projection

The Chevrolet Volt's 230 mpg number continues to be questioned. The latest to criticize is Bill Ford, who takes issue not only with the General Motors-approved 230 figure, but also Nissan's claim that its Leaf EV will get 367 mpg. The real culprit here, Ford said, is the EPA's methodology, which he arg

Chevy Volt's 230 mpg rating, ad campaign comes under fire from Bill Ford, AdAge

The Chevrolet Volt's 230 mpg number continues to be questioned. The latest to criticize is Bill Ford, who takes issue not only with the General Motors-approved 230 figure, but also Nissan's claim that its Leaf EV will get 367 mpg. The real culprit here, Ford said, is the EPA's methodology, which he arg

Chevy Volt and 230 mpg: Negative reactions abound, but not from Bob Lutz

GM CEO Fritz Henderson was all smiles when he announced the Chevy Volt's 230 mpg city rating yesterday. But the Internet digested the news in its own way, and there was some understandable confusion and criticism of the very big, very bold mpg claim. While the EPA put a damper on GM's

Chevy Volt and 230 mpg: Negative reactions abound, but not from Bob Lutz

GM CEO Fritz Henderson was all smiles when he announced the Chevy Volt's 230 mpg city rating yesterday. But the Internet digested the news in its own way, and there was some understandable confusion and criticism of the very big, very bold claim. The EPA was the most official source to put

EPA backs away from GM claim of 230 mpg for Volt

2011 Chevy Volt - Click above for high-res image gallery

EPA backs away from GM claim of 230 mpg for Volt

2011 Chevy Volt - Click above for high-res image gallery

Nissan pokes fun at Volt, claims 367 mpg equivalent for Leaf EV

Nissan Leaf EV – Click above for high-res image gallery

How did GM arrive at 230 mpg for the 2011 Chevrolet Volt?

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 electric mode on a daily basis without having to use any gas" and that "key to high-mileage

Chevy Volt gets 230 mpg, but how?

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 electric mode on a daily basis without having to use any gas" and that "key to high-mileage pe

GM announces that 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.

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.