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  1. (Re)introducing the Chevy Volt

    Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Competitors
    This week General Motors will reportedly launch an advertising campaign about a compact, quiet, efficient electric car that has a gasoline engine to extend traveling range if needed. The company will document that this vehicle has already been well received by drivers, enthusiast magazines, and...
  2. Could a Chevrolet Volt cost less to own than a Chevrolet Cruze?

    Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Competitors
    The next time someone says the Volt is only a pricey “halo” vehicle drawing buyers to Chevrolet’s bread and butter Cruze, you might want to refute them with facts to the contrary. What facts? How about the truth that depending on miles driven per year and price of fuel, a Cruze could cost from...
  3. Why the Volt gets such high equivalent gas mileage.

    Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Competitors
    Note: This is a guest article sent to us last week. By Bill Destler I’m a regular reader at GM-Volt and have owned this astonishing vehicle for about 4 months and 4000 miles. I’m also president of the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), and some of our engineers worked on the Volt’s...