The Truth About Cars » Volt Birth Watch http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sat, 06 Feb 2016 12:02:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » Volt Birth Watch http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/category/news-blog/volt-birth-watch/ TTAC Invited To Volt Launch http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/10/ttac-invited-to-volt-launch/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/10/ttac-invited-to-volt-launch/#comments Mon, 04 Oct 2010 20:11:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=367471 My time at TTAC has been full of surprises. Some days it seems that every hour holds a new, more gob-smacking shocker. But the surprise I received today, when I learned that I had been invited to the Volt’s press launch later this month, was one of the least expected and most gratifying to date. […]

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My time at TTAC has been full of surprises. Some days it seems that every hour holds a new, more gob-smacking shocker. But the surprise I received today, when I learned that I had been invited to the Volt’s press launch later this month, was one of the least expected and most gratifying to date. […]

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Volt Gas Mileage Flap: GM PR Blames “Lazy Reporting” http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/08/volt-gas-mileage-flap-gm-pr-blames-lazy-reporting/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/08/volt-gas-mileage-flap-gm-pr-blames-lazy-reporting/#comments Fri, 27 Aug 2010 01:58:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=363960 Nature abhors a vacuum, and so does journalism. GM has been trumpeting the Volt’s 40 mile target AER (all electric range) since it was first announced on January 7, 2007. From that very day three years and eight months ago, journalists and enthusiasts have been asking The Big Volt Question: what is its fuel economy […]

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Nature abhors a vacuum, and so does journalism. GM has been trumpeting the Volt’s 40 mile target AER (all electric range) since it was first announced on January 7, 2007. From that very day three years and eight months ago, journalists and enthusiasts have been asking The Big Volt Question: what is its fuel economy […]

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Volt gen2 Range Extender: The Field Of Infinite Engine Possibilities http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/08/volt-gen2-range-extender-the-field-of-infinite-engine-possibilities/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/08/volt-gen2-range-extender-the-field-of-infinite-engine-possibilities/#comments Mon, 23 Aug 2010 19:58:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=363619 GM’s decision to use its off-the-shelf 1.4 L four as the range-extender power source was a compromise born of necessity. The originally conceived 1.0 L turbocharged three cylinder engine didn’t exist (in the US), and GM’s pre-bankruptcy budget was a little constrained to spend the bucks for the tooling. The 1.4, in a different state […]

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GM’s decision to use its off-the-shelf 1.4 L four as the range-extender power source was a compromise born of necessity. The originally conceived 1.0 L turbocharged three cylinder engine didn’t exist (in the US), and GM’s pre-bankruptcy budget was a little constrained to spend the bucks for the tooling. The 1.4, in a different state […]

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Quote Of The Day: Volt In Need Of A Jolt? Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/06/quote-of-the-day-volt-in-need-of-a-jolt-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/06/quote-of-the-day-volt-in-need-of-a-jolt-edition/#comments Mon, 28 Jun 2010 19:49:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=359694 Accelerating up the motorway slip road, the Ampera charges hard and deceptively quickly up to 50mph, but by then the single-speed electric motor’s flat torque curve has begun a nose dive and acceleration at high speeds is poor. The 0-62mph time of 9 seconds and top speed of 100mph are an indication of this – […]

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Accelerating up the motorway slip road, the Ampera charges hard and deceptively quickly up to 50mph, but by then the single-speed electric motor’s flat torque curve has begun a nose dive and acceleration at high speeds is poor. The 0-62mph time of 9 seconds and top speed of 100mph are an indication of this – […]

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Volt Birth Watch 185: EPA Still Not Buying 230 MPG Number http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/volt-birth-watch-185-epa-still-not-buying-230-mpg-number/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/volt-birth-watch-185-epa-still-not-buying-230-mpg-number/#comments Tue, 13 Apr 2010 17:51:55 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=352390 Production of Chevy Volt “integration models” began last week, as Hamtramck tools up for final production of GM’s wundercar, but GM still isn’t saying anything about the car’s two most important features: the pricetag and EPA rating. The General has hemmed and hawed on the Volt’s price over the last several years of hype, but […]

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Production of Chevy Volt “integration models” began last week, as Hamtramck tools up for final production of GM’s wundercar, but GM still isn’t saying anything about the car’s two most important features: the pricetag and EPA rating. The General has hemmed and hawed on the Volt’s price over the last several years of hype, but […]

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Volt Birth Watch 184: Obama Administration To Buy First 100 Volts http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/volt-birth-watch-184-obama-administration-to-buy-first-100-volts/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/volt-birth-watch-184-obama-administration-to-buy-first-100-volts/#comments Thu, 01 Apr 2010 15:24:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=351073 Way back when the Chevy Volt was taking center stage in GM’s case for bailout (as in give us one, or you won’t get the Volt), the Obama Administration’s task force on autos was not amused. “While the Volt holds promise, it is currently projected to be much more expensive than its gasoline-fueled peers and […]

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Way back when the Chevy Volt was taking center stage in GM’s case for bailout (as in give us one, or you won’t get the Volt), the Obama Administration’s task force on autos was not amused. “While the Volt holds promise, it is currently projected to be much more expensive than its gasoline-fueled peers and […]

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Volt Birth Watch 183: Why The Volt Really Doesn’t Need A Bigger Tax Break http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/01/volt-birth-watch-183-why-the-volt-really-doesnt-need-a-bigger-tax-break/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/01/volt-birth-watch-183-why-the-volt-really-doesnt-need-a-bigger-tax-break/#comments Thu, 21 Jan 2010 18:52:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=342574 This week saw the Volt’s price point issues return to the public eye, as GM’s Chairman and CEO made it clear that he takes the government’s $7,500 tax credit for granted. But Whitacre’s dissembling revealed once again GM’s fundamental problem with the Volt: getting people past the sticker shock. Though GM’s short-term viability doesn’t hinge […]

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This week saw the Volt’s price point issues return to the public eye, as GM’s Chairman and CEO made it clear that he takes the government’s $7,500 tax credit for granted. But Whitacre’s dissembling revealed once again GM’s fundamental problem with the Volt: getting people past the sticker shock. Though GM’s short-term viability doesn’t hinge […]

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Volt Birth Watch 182: Whitacre Projects Volt Profit At “Low $30k” Price Point http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/01/volt-birth-watch-182-whitacre-projects-volt-profit-at-low-30k-price-point/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/01/volt-birth-watch-182-whitacre-projects-volt-profit-at-low-30k-price-point/#comments Mon, 18 Jan 2010 17:11:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=342132 Subtitle two: we don’t believe a word of it. The report comes from an exclusive interview of GM Chairman/CEO Ed Whitacre at the Volt fanboy site gm-volt.com. GM-volt’s Lyle Dennis asked Whitacre if GM would lose money on every Volt it sells, a fact that GM executives have never tried to substantively deny. Until now. […]

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Subtitle two: we don’t believe a word of it. The report comes from an exclusive interview of GM Chairman/CEO Ed Whitacre at the Volt fanboy site gm-volt.com. GM-volt’s Lyle Dennis asked Whitacre if GM would lose money on every Volt it sells, a fact that GM executives have never tried to substantively deny. Until now. […]

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Volt Birth Watch 181: Lutz Finally Comes Clean On EV Range; His Volt Gets 28 Miles Instead Of 40 Miles http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/01/volt-birth-watch-181-lutz-finally-comes-clean-on-ev-range-his-volt-gets-28-miles-instead-of-40-miles/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/01/volt-birth-watch-181-lutz-finally-comes-clean-on-ev-range-his-volt-gets-28-miles-instead-of-40-miles/#comments Wed, 13 Jan 2010 07:15:59 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=341622 It had to happen eventually: Bob Lutz, the father of the Volt, admits his last but not least automotive child is not going to reliably meet his lofty expectations. ABC reports that in an interview at the NIAS,  Lutz let the air out of the Volt’s 40 mile EV range that has been predicted to […]

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It had to happen eventually: Bob Lutz, the father of the Volt, admits his last but not least automotive child is not going to reliably meet his lofty expectations. ABC reports that in an interview at the NIAS,  Lutz let the air out of the Volt’s 40 mile EV range that has been predicted to […]

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Volt Birth Watch 180: Leno Welcomes The Volt To The 21st Century http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/volt-birth-watch-180-leno-welcomes-the-volt-to-the-21st-century/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/volt-birth-watch-180-leno-welcomes-the-volt-to-the-21st-century/#comments Tue, 29 Dec 2009 14:45:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=340291 Getting a car like the Volt on Jay Leno’s Garage seems like a no-brainer. America’s patron celebrity of car obsession has the gearhead credentials to help explain the Volt’s positive attributes, and the enthusiasm to draw a very different crowd than the usual Volt fanboy sites. And yet from the first, the Volt’s visit to […]

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Getting a car like the Volt on Jay Leno’s Garage seems like a no-brainer. America’s patron celebrity of car obsession has the gearhead credentials to help explain the Volt’s positive attributes, and the enthusiasm to draw a very different crowd than the usual Volt fanboy sites. And yet from the first, the Volt’s visit to […]

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Volt Birth Watch 179: The Mystery Dance Number http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/volt-birth-watch-179-the-mystery-dance-dance-number/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/volt-birth-watch-179-the-mystery-dance-dance-number/#comments Mon, 14 Dec 2009 21:53:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=339105 Chrysler’s new advertisements may have been replaced by this video as the automotive marketing gaffe of the moment. When asked in a Fastlane webchat why GM had approved this questionable video, Sales and Marketing supremo Susan Docherty managed to come across as even more clueless and incompetent than she would have if she’d been prancing […]

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Chrysler’s new advertisements may have been replaced by this video as the automotive marketing gaffe of the moment. When asked in a Fastlane webchat why GM had approved this questionable video, Sales and Marketing supremo Susan Docherty managed to come across as even more clueless and incompetent than she would have if she’d been prancing […]

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Volt Birth Watch 178: Splashdown http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/volt-birth-watch-178-splashdown/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/volt-birth-watch-178-splashdown/#comments Thu, 10 Dec 2009 20:54:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=338838 The post Volt Birth Watch 178: Splashdown appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

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Volt Birth Watch 177: Can’t We Spend $100m On Something? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/volt-birth-watch-177-cant-we-spend-100m-on-something/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/volt-birth-watch-177-cant-we-spend-100m-on-something/#comments Tue, 08 Dec 2009 15:18:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=338505 “A Flush GM to Lavish Cash On New Vehicles,” goes the NY Times headline, forshadowing the kind of profligacy that only happens when you have $42.6 billion of taxpayer money burning a hole in the corporate pockets. From the next generation of truck and SUV platforms to the Cadillac Alpha (known in-house as “BMW Fighter”), […]

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“A Flush GM to Lavish Cash On New Vehicles,” goes the NY Times headline, forshadowing the kind of profligacy that only happens when you have $42.6 billion of taxpayer money burning a hole in the corporate pockets. From the next generation of truck and SUV platforms to the Cadillac Alpha (known in-house as “BMW Fighter”), […]

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Volt Birth Watch 176: Volt Jingle 2.0 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/volt-birth-watch-176-volt-jingle-2-0/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/volt-birth-watch-176-volt-jingle-2-0/#comments Mon, 07 Dec 2009 15:18:51 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=338308 Courtesy of GM-Volt.com, here’s GM’s first post-bankruptcy Volt jingle! And arguably a slight improvement over last May’s jingle. But if you think Big Ed Whitacre will stop all the song-and-dance frivolity, think again. “He will not try to run the programs,” Bob Lutz sneers at GM-Volt. “He knows almost nothing about the business. Nobody will […]

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Courtesy of GM-Volt.com, here’s GM’s first post-bankruptcy Volt jingle! And arguably a slight improvement over last May’s jingle. But if you think Big Ed Whitacre will stop all the song-and-dance frivolity, think again. “He will not try to run the programs,” Bob Lutz sneers at GM-Volt. “He knows almost nothing about the business. Nobody will […]

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Volt Birth Watch 175: California Dreaming http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/volt-birth-watch-175-california-dreaming/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/volt-birth-watch-175-california-dreaming/#comments Thu, 03 Dec 2009 17:23:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=337957 We had been hearing for some time now that GM planned to roll out its Volt EV in limited numbers and select markets, and it comes as no surprise to hear that the first such select market will be California. The Golden State is a hotbed of support for electric vehicles and, not coincidentally, one […]

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We had been hearing for some time now that GM planned to roll out its Volt EV in limited numbers and select markets, and it comes as no surprise to hear that the first such select market will be California. The Golden State is a hotbed of support for electric vehicles and, not coincidentally, one […]

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Volt Birth Watch 174: Enough With The Prius Comparisons! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/11/volt-birth-watch-174-enough-with-the-prius-comparisons/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/11/volt-birth-watch-174-enough-with-the-prius-comparisons/#comments Tue, 24 Nov 2009 22:55:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=336941 As we saw in the last VBW, the Volt’s range-extender still needs some software work. But efforts to to keep the gas engine from acting like a thrashing, disembodied dervish will have to balance the desire for smooth operation and maximum efficiency.  And it’s looking like efficiency in charge sustaining (CS) mode won’t match the […]

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As we saw in the last VBW, the Volt’s range-extender still needs some software work. But efforts to to keep the gas engine from acting like a thrashing, disembodied dervish will have to balance the desire for smooth operation and maximum efficiency.  And it’s looking like efficiency in charge sustaining (CS) mode won’t match the […]

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Volt Birth Watch 173: Generator Mode Revealed http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/11/volt-birth-watch-173-generator-mode-revealed/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/11/volt-birth-watch-173-generator-mode-revealed/#comments Mon, 23 Nov 2009 18:10:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=336712 The Chevrolet Volt can very nearly be boiled down to a single a function: range extension. The Volt’s gasoline range-extender is the car’s major technological advantage over other electric vehicles like Nissan’s Leaf, promising consumers freedom from the terror of range anxiety. But how does it actually work? TTAC’s Volt Birth Watch has long asked […]

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The Chevrolet Volt can very nearly be boiled down to a single a function: range extension. The Volt’s gasoline range-extender is the car’s major technological advantage over other electric vehicles like Nissan’s Leaf, promising consumers freedom from the terror of range anxiety. But how does it actually work? TTAC’s Volt Birth Watch has long asked […]

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Volt Birth Watch 172: 3rd Generation Sustainability? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/11/volt-birth-watch-172-3rd-generation-sustainability/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/11/volt-birth-watch-172-3rd-generation-sustainability/#comments Fri, 20 Nov 2009 16:55:31 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=336235 “In every deliberation, we must consider the impact on the seventh generation,” goes a famous line in the Great Law of the Iroquois, “even if it requires having skin as thick as the bark of a pine.” Though TTAC tests the thickness of GM’s skin on a daily basis, GM is ahead of the seven-generation […]

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“In every deliberation, we must consider the impact on the seventh generation,” goes a famous line in the Great Law of the Iroquois, “even if it requires having skin as thick as the bark of a pine.” Though TTAC tests the thickness of GM’s skin on a daily basis, GM is ahead of the seven-generation […]

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Volt Birth Watch 171: Weber Bails http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/10/volt-birth-watch-171-weber-bails/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/10/volt-birth-watch-171-weber-bails/#comments Fri, 30 Oct 2009 17:36:22 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=333607 Frank Weber, the man in charge of GM’s electric vehicle line, will be leaving GM for a senior leadership at the soon-to-be-sold (or not?) Opel. Weber previously worked on Opel’s development of GM’s global mid-size (Epsilon II) vehicle line, before becoming the head of GM’s electric vehicle development program in March 2007. Weber is the […]

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Frank Weber, the man in charge of GM’s electric vehicle line, will be leaving GM for a senior leadership at the soon-to-be-sold (or not?) Opel. Weber previously worked on Opel’s development of GM’s global mid-size (Epsilon II) vehicle line, before becoming the head of GM’s electric vehicle development program in March 2007. Weber is the […]

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Volt Birth Watch 170: The Color Of Money http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/10/volt-birth-watch-170-the-color-of-money/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/10/volt-birth-watch-170-the-color-of-money/#comments Thu, 22 Oct 2009 15:52:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=332829 GM’s styling department was originally called “Art and Colour,” an indication of the importance The General has always placed on color. And since the Volt hype campaign is leaving no gimmick unturned, GM is offering fans an opportunity to name the greenish-silver color that debuted with the first production-look Volt. The prize? An early test-drive […]

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GM’s styling department was originally called “Art and Colour,” an indication of the importance The General has always placed on color. And since the Volt hype campaign is leaving no gimmick unturned, GM is offering fans an opportunity to name the greenish-silver color that debuted with the first production-look Volt. The prize? An early test-drive […]

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Volt Birth Watch 169: The Price Is Wrong http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/10/volt-birth-watch-169-the-price-is-wrong/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/10/volt-birth-watch-169-the-price-is-wrong/#comments Tue, 20 Oct 2009 22:14:51 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=332638 Having a hard time guessing the value of the Volt showcase? Join the club. Everyone knows what the Volt is by now, namely a four-seat, 230 mpg, extended-range electric sport sedan that’s currently under-budget. But what does that sell for? The closest thing to a consistent answer we’ve heard from GM on this point is […]

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Having a hard time guessing the value of the Volt showcase? Join the club. Everyone knows what the Volt is by now, namely a four-seat, 230 mpg, extended-range electric sport sedan that’s currently under-budget. But what does that sell for? The closest thing to a consistent answer we’ve heard from GM on this point is […]

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Volt Birth Watch 168: Shakedown Cruise, In More Ways Than One http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/10/volt-birth-watch-168-shakedown-cruise-in-more-ways-than-one/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/10/volt-birth-watch-168-shakedown-cruise-in-more-ways-than-one/#comments Thu, 15 Oct 2009 15:16:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=332190 I know these Volt Birth Watches are polarizing. So if you’re a Volt booster, look away now. ‘Cause I’m about to excoriate GM for attempting to keep the cloak of invisibility around its taxpayer-funded plug-in electric – gas hybrid Hail Mary Chevy Volt. Now I’m fully aware that any such criticism may spark (so to […]

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I know these Volt Birth Watches are polarizing. So if you’re a Volt booster, look away now. ‘Cause I’m about to excoriate GM for attempting to keep the cloak of invisibility around its taxpayer-funded plug-in electric – gas hybrid Hail Mary Chevy Volt. Now I’m fully aware that any such criticism may spark (so to […]

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Volt Birth Watch 167: The Midwife Bails http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/09/volt-birth-watch-167-the-midwife-bails/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/09/volt-birth-watch-167-the-midwife-bails/#comments Wed, 30 Sep 2009 16:22:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=330986 Bob Kruse, GM’s executive director of global vehicle engineering for hybrids, electric vehicles and batteries and the man in charge of the Volt’s battery development and integration, is leaving General Motors. The Detroit News reports Kruse is leaving to start an EV consulting firm, creatively named E V Consulting. “My departure from General Motors has […]

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Bob Kruse, GM’s executive director of global vehicle engineering for hybrids, electric vehicles and batteries and the man in charge of the Volt’s battery development and integration, is leaving General Motors. The Detroit News reports Kruse is leaving to start an EV consulting firm, creatively named E V Consulting. “My departure from General Motors has […]

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Volt Birth Watch 166: Diminished (Battery) Expectations http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/09/volt-birth-watch-166-diminished-battery-expectations/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/09/volt-birth-watch-166-diminished-battery-expectations/#comments Tue, 22 Sep 2009 19:09:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=330255 Ever since Bob Lutz walked down from Mt. Lithium with the Volt’s Ten Specifications, the most potentially expensive and critical one was that the battery pack would have a ten year/100k mile warranty. No longer. Gm-volt.com reports that in a survey of potential Volt buyers, a number of Volt parameters were spelled out, in order […]

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Ever since Bob Lutz walked down from Mt. Lithium with the Volt’s Ten Specifications, the most potentially expensive and critical one was that the battery pack would have a ten year/100k mile warranty. No longer. Gm-volt.com reports that in a survey of potential Volt buyers, a number of Volt parameters were spelled out, in order […]

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Volt Birth Watch 165: Audi Prez: Tesla Another “Car for Idiots” (If You Know What He Means) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/09/volt-birth-watch-165-audi-prez-tesla-is-also-a-car-for-idiots/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/09/volt-birth-watch-165-audi-prez-tesla-is-also-a-car-for-idiots/#comments Tue, 08 Sep 2009 15:02:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=328754 “Audi of America President asserts that sustainable technologies, not ‘silver bullets,’ will drive automotive progress.” And there you have it: President Johan de Nysschen public clarification re: widely disseminated reports that he called the U.S. taxpayer-supported Hail Mary-shaped plug-in electric/gas hybrid Chevrolet Volt “a car for idiots.” [Press release after the jump.] Clearly, de Nysschen has […]

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“Audi of America President asserts that sustainable technologies, not ‘silver bullets,’ will drive automotive progress.” And there you have it: President Johan de Nysschen public clarification re: widely disseminated reports that he called the U.S. taxpayer-supported Hail Mary-shaped plug-in electric/gas hybrid Chevrolet Volt “a car for idiots.” [Press release after the jump.] Clearly, de Nysschen has […]

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