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Fact Sheet: 2016 Chevrolet Volt
2016 Chevrolet Volt Premier Hatchback BASE PRICE: $33,170 for 1LT; $37,520 for Premier. PRICE AS TESTED: $39,830. TYPE: Front-engine, front-wheel drive, five-passenger, electric hatchback. ENGINE: 1.5-liter, double overhead cam, direct injection, four cylinder mated to 110-kilowatt, twin electric
2016 Chevy Volt Plugs Into a Quicker, Quieter Ride
The 2016 Chevrolet Volt is quicker, quieter, more fuel-efficient and goes farther _ up to 53 miles _ on all-electric power than its predecessor
Tesla Reveals New Details About Its Most Affordable Car Yet
The dream of owning a Tesla just got even more real for people eager to get behind the wheel of one of Elon Musk 's electric vehicles. Tesla's Model 3 is expected to cost around $35,000, excluding any potential electric vehicle tax credits, putting it at a sweet spot in the luxury electric vehicle
Before Tesla's $5B Gigafactory, There Was GM's EV1
Before Tesla's Model S and its $5 billion battery gigafactory, there was GM's EV1: the first mass-produced electric car, “for people who never want to go to a gas station again.” The year was 1996 and General Motors unveiled the electric car as California tried to reduce auto emissions. The
How Does The Tesla Model S Ace Safety Tests, But Catch on Fire?
Tesla's better-than-perfect safety rating was called into question based on a technicality . But a Model S owner in Seattle might have a bit more reason to question Tesla's safety record. The car owner saw his high-performance electric vehicle catch fire on Tuesday. Kyle Ohashi, a captain with the
GM Picks Up Speed on Mass-Market Electric Cars
Morning Money Memo: The race is on to build a long-range more affordable, mass-market electric car that can go at least 200 miles on a single charge. General Motors is expanding its battery testing plant in Michigan as it tries to bring down the cost...
Know Your Klout: Users Can Score Big
"Nightline" goes inside the company that puts a number to your face, and it can earn you perks.
Tesla S Electric Is Motor Trend's Car of the Year
Motor Trend magazine named Tesla Model S its 2013 Car of the Year, the first time a non-gasoline powered vehicle received the honor, but Americans are still warming to the idea of driving an electric car. The Model S beat finalists including luxury and family...
Ford Stumbles in Consumer Reports Reliability Survey
In a surprising about-face, Ford Motor Co. dropped to nearly last place in Consumer Reports auto reliability survey released today. “Ford’s bumpy road can be seen in the numbers. Sixty percent of Ford-branded models and half of Lincolns were below average in predicted reliability, and...
Energy Drink Marketing Probe Opened
Morning Business Memo: Are consumers being misled by the makers of energy drinks? New York State’s Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has opened an investigation into a booming industry. Energy drinks have been sharply criticized in the recent past. Last year the American Academy of Pediatrics...