August 10th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Say "plug-in hybrid" to most people and they won't know what you are talking about. The industry needs to do a better job of educating consumers instead of whining that no one wants to buy a hybrid, plug-in hybrid, or electric car.
August 3rd, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
The Chevy Volt is the first car with a plug to sell more than 100,000 units in the US market. The LEAF is second and the Tesla Model S is third in sales volume.
July 25th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
So you bought a car with a plug. Congratulations. Now it's time to talk about how you are going to charge it.
July 18th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Honda really started the whole hybrid thing even before Toyota brought the Prius to market, but the leader soon became [&hellip
July 3rd, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Industry representatives meet in Canada last week at a global EV conference. They are concerned that sales of EVs remain a small fraction of the new car market. What can they do to turn things around?
June 29th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Will the Nissan LEAF become a plug-in hybrid like the Chevy Volt? At Nissan’s annual stockholders meeting on June 22, [&hellip
June 22nd, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Toyota expects the new Prius Prime plug-in hybrid to sell 60,000 units a year, half from the US and half from Japan. The new car will have 22 miles of electric only range.
May 23rd, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
After a week with the Chevy Volt, I pronounce it brilliant. It may just be the perfect car for the times.
May 22nd, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
I took the Volt to a race today, not to compete, rather to gauge how much interest the typical gearhead has in an electric car. It turns out that interest was high.
May 20th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
It's day three with the Chevy Volt and I find I am becoming very fond of the car. I'm going to be sad to see it leave my driveway next week.
May 19th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
My first full day with the Chevy Volt went off without a hitch. The car is quiet and powerful. It also went a lot further on battery power than I expected.
May 18th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
GM has loaned me a 2017 Chevy Volt for a week. I'm sure they expect me to say nice things about it. I'm sure I will, if I just remember to unplug it before I leave the garage.
May 5th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
The new Chevy Volt sold more than twice as many cars in April of this year than in the same month a year ago. It is now sold more cars than the Nissan LEAF.