MOVIE REVIEW The Revenge of The Electric Car (Story of the Chevrolet Volt)

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MOVIE REVIEW The Revenge of The Electric Car (Story of the Chevrolet Volt)

Thread: MOVIE REVIEW: The Revenge of The Electric Car (Story of the Chevrolet Volt) MOVIE REVIEW: The Revenge of The Electric Car (Story of the Chevrolet Volt) An Electric Car Drives an Industry s Change October 20, 2011 Chris Paine s Who Killed the Electric Car?, a pointed 2006 deconstruction of what happened when California tried to encourage development of alternatively powered vehicles, concluded that it was an inside job, with conspirators including automakers, oil companies and compromised regulators. Whether you bought the premise or not consumer indifference was a real issue as well General Motors, the company whose decision to shut down production of its EV1 (for Electric ...

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2012 Chevrolet Volt Reviews & Lease Deals

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2012 Chevrolet Volt Reviews & Lease Deals

2012 Chevrolet Volt Quick Facts High-tech powertrain Better handling than most hybrids Low operating cost Stellar fuel economy Only seats four Confusing interior controls Small trunk High price The 2012 Chevrolet Volt ranks 8 out of 19 Upscale Midsize Cars. This ranking is based on U.S. News analysis of 28 published reviews and test drives of the Chevrolet Volt, and U.S. News analysis of reliability and safety data. Reviewers agree that the 2012 Chevrolet Volt is one of the best hybrid cars on the market, thanks to its impressive fuel economy. The 2012 Chevrolet Volt is one of the automotive press’ favorite hybrid cars. Since the Volt has a gas engine that kicks in after the ...

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Electric cars ‘Plugins’ look for spark in 2012 CSMonitor com

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Electric cars ‘Plugins’ look for spark in 2012 CSMonitor com

Electric cars: ‘Plug-ins’ look for spark in 2012 Automakers in 2012 will launch 13 plug-in vehicles, running on electricity alone all or most of the time. This is the year that will tell whether the electric car market has a roaring liftoff or a slow-rolling start, analysts say. Subscribe Today to the Monitor The Christian Science Monitor No fewer than 11 automakers are launching 13 plug-in vehicles in all, ranging from tiny urban runabouts to sports cars and even station wagons. All will run on electricity alone for all or most of the time. Are consumers ready to plug into a garage charger or one at the local shopping mall if their car batteries are running low? Nobody knows. ...

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Nuts & Bolts 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV 1LT The Washington Post

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Nuts & Bolts 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV 1LT The Washington Post

Nuts Bolts: 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV 1LT The Washington Post Bottom line: The 2014 Spark EV 1LT is the perfect neighborhood automobile — a truly reliable, civil little car. Ride, acceleration and handling:Ride is good. Acceleration is excellent — instant torque! Handling is weighted by the heft of that lithium-ion battery pack. Head-turning quotient: Terms such as “…” don’t come to mind. But the car is a good candidate for “endearing” and “cute.” Body style/layout: The 2014 Spark EV 1LT is a front-wheel-drive electric car employing a lithium-ion battery pack and electric motor essentially based on the same platform as the gasoline-fueled Chevrolet Spark mini-car. ...

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2012 Chevrolet Volt Review Specs Pictures Price & MPG

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2012 Chevrolet Volt Review Specs Pictures Price & MPG

Specifications Transmission: 1-Speed DirectDrive The Volt’s powertrain is made up of a lithium-ion battery, along with a 1.4 liter, inline, 4 cylinder engine, and two electric motors. Upon depletion of the battery charge, the 83 horsepower gas-engine, generates the electric motors, sending the power to the wheels. The battery range is approximately 35 miles, and up to 375 miles on a tank of gas. The fuel tank holds 9.3 gallons, and the Volt averages 95 miles per gallon in the city, and 93 on the highway with electricity. Using gas, the Volt’s fuel economy is 35 mpg in city driving, and 40 mpg highway driving. The Volt has electronic fuel injection, single-ratio, automatic transmission ...

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Green Cars Trucks & SUV& s for your Review Everything …

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Green Cars Trucks & SUV& s for your Review Everything …

What Fusion Did for Sedans, Ford’s New Focus Aims to Do for Compacts JUSTIN LLOYD-MILLER GOOGLE+ TWITTER Chevrolet  (NYSE:GM) has been seen putting its new, revamped Chevy Cruze  compact sedan through its paces, but upon release, it will have to contend with  Ford’s   (NYSE:F) freshly renewed Focus. More than a pretty face, Ford seems to think that the new Focus will be among the most advanced vehicles in its class.    First things first. The Focus has obviously gotten an updated front fascia, evoking the design language that is becoming increasingly commonplace on Ford’s global options. Its headlights have been slightly elongated and now take more after those found on the 2015 ...

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First Drive Chevrolet Volt Yahoo Cars

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First Drive Chevrolet Volt Yahoo Cars

Related Content THE CHEVROLET Volt seems to have been around for ages, but the reality for British buyers is that the car has only just rolled up on these shores. With right-hand-drive versions now available, albeit in small numbers, it’s time to see whether or not the plug-in hybrid Volt is worthy of the fuss that Chevrolet has been making of it for the last couple of years. Looking at it makes me think of the film Back to the Future. Not because it looks anything like a DeLorean but because despite its futuristic drivetrain and displays the Volt’s styling is reminiscent of the ’90s. Look at the back end of an old Nissan 300 ZX and you’ll see what I mean. The Volt is in the vanguard ...

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2010 Chevrolet Tahoe Parts and Accessories Automotive Amazon com

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2010 Chevrolet Tahoe Parts and Accessories Automotive Amazon com

About This Vehicle For 2010, the Chevy Tahoe and its larger sibling, the Suburban, see few changes. The Suburban drops the 2LT trim level, leaving only the LS, LT and LTZ. The Tahoe is no longer offered with the 4.8 or 6.2 liter V8 engines, leaving the 5.3-liter V8 as the sole powerplant for non-hybrid versions. A 6-speed automatic is the only transmission available on both models. Other updates include several equipment changes, such as new audio systems with standard USB ports and the addition of front side air bags to the list of standard equipment. Model value: Chevy s 2010 Tahoe and Suburban pair sturdy, capable truck underpinnings with more modern car-like interiors and features and ...

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Chevrolet Spark EV Competes with Nissan Leaf Electric Car Clean Fleet Report

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Chevrolet Spark EV Competes with Nissan Leaf Electric Car Clean Fleet Report

Chevrolet Spark EV 100% Electric Car Competes with Nissan Leaf By John Addison (updated 10/29/11; original 10/12/11) The 2013 Spark EV is Chevrolet’s new 100% battery- electric car. It is GM’s fourth electric car model that includes the Chevrolet Volt. the Opel Ampera, and the Cadillac ELR. GM needs a pure-electric offering; Nissan Leaf is dominating the early adopter market. Reuters reports that Nissan LEAF s sales through September were about 27,500 seven times higher than the Volt. Electric utility PGE confirms that ratio reporting 1,200 LEAFs and only 250 Volts delivered in its service area – 10,000 electric cars for SF Region in 2012. GM is expanding electric car production from ...

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Chevy Spark Dealer Louisville KY

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Chevy Spark Dealer Louisville KY

Tesla Sales Increase and the Green Car Market Continues to Improve Tesla Motors Inc. led by billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, posted better-than-expected fourth-quarter results on Wednesday and said deliveries of its luxury Model S electric sedan would surge more than 55 percent this year.Tesla also shed some light on its plans for building a lithium-ion battery plant, or giga factory, that will cut battery costs and allow the company to launch a more affordable electric car in 2017.Tesla shares jumped 12.3 percent to $217.44 in extended trading following the announcement. A day earlier, the stock shot up to an all-time high after the San Francisco Chronicle reported that Musk met with ...

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