The Truth About Cars » chevy volt http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 05 May 2016 16:00:15 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Was the First-Generation Volt a Success or Failure? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/first-generation-volt-success-failure/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/first-generation-volt-success-failure/#comments Mon, 04 May 2015 14:00:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1059658 Over the weekend, General Motors announced the 2016 Chevrolet Volt extended-range hybrid car will have a MSRP more than a thousand dollars lower than the current price of the first-generation car. The next Volt will have a base MSRP of $33,995 (including $825 as a destination fee), which GM say is about $1,200 cheaper than the 2015 Volt. With a federal […]

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Over the weekend, General Motors announced the 2016 Chevrolet Volt extended-range hybrid car will have a MSRP more than a thousand dollars lower than the current price of the first-generation car. The next Volt will have a base MSRP of $33,995 (including $825 as a destination fee), which GM say is about $1,200 cheaper than the 2015 Volt. With a federal […]

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Does Dan Akerson Know GM’s 200 Mile Range Battery is Vaporware? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/12/does-dan-akerson-know-gms-200-mile-range-battery-is-vaporware/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/12/does-dan-akerson-know-gms-200-mile-range-battery-is-vaporware/#comments Mon, 23 Dec 2013 14:00:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=685642 The hagiographic article by Bloomberg/Business Week on outgoing General Motors CEO Dan Akerson did exactly what Selim Bingol and the other PR honchos in the RenCen towers wanted it to do. With other news agencies and blogs amplifying the puffery and pulling quotes, the article got GM and Akerson a lot of good press. One […]

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The hagiographic article by Bloomberg/Business Week on outgoing General Motors CEO Dan Akerson did exactly what Selim Bingol and the other PR honchos in the RenCen towers wanted it to do. With other news agencies and blogs amplifying the puffery and pulling quotes, the article got GM and Akerson a lot of good press. One […]

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LG Chem Suspends Newly Started Chevy Volt Battery Production at Michigan Facility Over Chemical Not Yet E.P.A. Registered http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/09/lg-chem-suspends-newly-started-chevy-volt-battery-production-at-michigan-facility-over-chemical-not-yet-e-p-a-registered/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/09/lg-chem-suspends-newly-started-chevy-volt-battery-production-at-michigan-facility-over-chemical-not-yet-e-p-a-registered/#comments Sat, 07 Sep 2013 22:13:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=512617 Only weeks after starting up long-delayed production of lithium-ion batteries for the Chevy Volt at their new factory in Holland, Michigan, LG Chem has announced that they are stopping production for up to six weeks because a compound used in that production apparently had not been registered for use in manufacturing with the U.S. Environmental Protection […]

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Only weeks after starting up long-delayed production of lithium-ion batteries for the Chevy Volt at their new factory in Holland, Michigan, LG Chem has announced that they are stopping production for up to six weeks because a compound used in that production apparently had not been registered for use in manufacturing with the U.S. Environmental Protection […]

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Production of 2014 Chevy Volts Begins, Along With a $5,000 Price Cut http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/production-of-2014-chevy-volts-begins-along-with-a-5000-price-cut/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/production-of-2014-chevy-volts-begins-along-with-a-5000-price-cut/#comments Tue, 06 Aug 2013 16:06:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=498417 General Motors announced that the 2014 edition of the Chevy Volt will start rolling off the assembly line at GM’s Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant today. They also announced that when those new Volts arrive at dealers in a few weeks they’ll be $5,000 cheaper than the 2013 model. The move is in response to price cuts […]

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General Motors announced that the 2014 edition of the Chevy Volt will start rolling off the assembly line at GM’s Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant today. They also announced that when those new Volts arrive at dealers in a few weeks they’ll be $5,000 cheaper than the 2013 model. The move is in response to price cuts […]

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Chicago Auto Show: 2014 Cadillac ELR http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/chicago-auto-show-2014-cadillac-elr/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/chicago-auto-show-2014-cadillac-elr/#comments Thu, 07 Feb 2013 23:39:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=476841 TTAC writers will stoop to any trick to get access to cars. This may be my last post at TTAC because I bribed my way into the ELR and may be removed for ethics violations (a Diet Pepsi was involved.) Fresh off its début in Detroit the ELR may be old news, but since none […]

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TTAC writers will stoop to any trick to get access to cars. This may be my last post at TTAC because I bribed my way into the ELR and may be removed for ethics violations (a Diet Pepsi was involved.) Fresh off its début in Detroit the ELR may be old news, but since none […]

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GM To Build Electric Motors For “Future Range Of RWD Vehicles” http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/01/gm-to-build-electric-motors-for-future-range-of-rwd-vehicles/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/01/gm-to-build-electric-motors-for-future-range-of-rwd-vehicles/#comments Tue, 26 Jan 2010 20:11:34 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=343111 It’s one thing to say “the electrification of the car is inevitable” (Bob Lutz) when you’re buying the motors from suppliers. But GM is putting (somebody’s) money where their oracle’s wandering mouth is, and getting into the electric motor building business. The General has announced that $246 million dollars, of which $105 million came from […]

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It’s one thing to say “the electrification of the car is inevitable” (Bob Lutz) when you’re buying the motors from suppliers. But GM is putting (somebody’s) money where their oracle’s wandering mouth is, and getting into the electric motor building business. The General has announced that $246 million dollars, of which $105 million came from […]

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