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True Cost of Ownership: 2013 Chevy Volt, One Year On

January 5th, 2014 | by Jo Borras

I recently connected with the author of the piece below. Finding out that he was a Volt driver in Atlanta, and interesting city that is doing quite well on the electric vehicle front, I decided to ask him for a review of the vehicle… as I often do&hellip


Next-Gen Chevy Volt Could Get 3-Cylinder Turbo

August 13th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Chevy Volt sales have picked up a moderate amount of steam in 2013, and the recent $5,000 price cut is sure to bring in even more buyers for the plug-in hybrid. There’s still plenty of room for improvement though, like replacing the 1.4 liter generator that charges the Volt’s batteries. That engine could be replaced by a fresh 1.0 liter, three-cylinder turbo that GM just debuted.


LG Chem Plant Finally Making American Batteries For Chevy Volt

August 7th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

More than two years ago, Korean tech company LG Chem opened a battery plant in Holland, Michigan, with a deal to produce batteries for the Chevy Volt. But slow sales have meant not enough work for the plant, which finally went online this month. The first Volts sporting American-made LG chem batteries will hit streets sometime this fall



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