Chevrolet Volt

2016 Chevrolet Volt Real-World Fuel Economy

By Aaron Bragman on February 1, 2016


CARS.OM — The Chevrolet Volt has been a party of one since its introduction — no other plug-in hybrid electric vehicle can do what it can while seating four people plus luggage. The first-generation model delivered at least 38 miles… Read More

2016 Chevrolet Volt Real-World Fuel Economy

By Aaron Bragman on February 1, 2016

CARS.OM — The Chevrolet Volt has been a party of one since its introduction — no other plug-in hybrid electric vehicle can do what it can while seating four people plus luggage. The first-generation model delivered at least 38 miles… Read More

GM Launches New Car Sharing Service Maven

By Matt Schmitz on January 21, 2016

CARS.COM — GM knows a whole lot about manufacturing and selling cars. Now the Detroit automaker is looking to become a car-sharing maven. GM today announced its new smartphone-operated car-sharing service, Maven, the automaker's attempt to get a foothold in… Read More

2016 Chevrolet Volt Review

By Aaron Bragman on December 7, 2015

Chevrolet has transformed the Volt from a quirky science experiment into an extremely impressive premium compact sedan, with far more refinement and usable technology than any of its competitors. Find out more info in my review.… Read More

2016 Chevrolet Volt: First Drive

By Aaron Bragman on October 6, 2015

The standard practice of many Japanese automakers is to change popular models minimally from generation to generation. Instead, they focus on continuous improvement. It may seem obvious, but "fix what's broken" is not something American automakers often practice. Instead, they're… Read More

Chevrolet Boosts Range of 2016 Volt by 40 Percent

By Matt Schmitz on August 4, 2015

In real estate, the three most important factors are location, location, location. With electric vehicles, it's range, range, range. To that end, EV shoppers have an extra incentive with the redesigned 2016 Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid electric car. The new Volt… Read More

Chevy's Cool New Option Prevents Smartphone Overheating

By Matt Schmitz on July 2, 2015

How's this for an option: an air conditioner for your smartphone? We know what you're thinking — #firstworldproblems — but try to reserve your skepticism. It's actually rather practical. Recognizing motorists' ever-increasing reliance on their smartphones, Chevrolet is addressing the… Read More

Chevrolet Drops Price on 2016 Volt

By Kelsey Mays on May 4, 2015

GM is slashing more than $1,000 off the price of the redesigned-for-2016 Chevrolet Volt. The new Volt has more electric range (50 miles) and better gas mileage (41 mpg combined) once the engine-generator kicks in over its previous generation. Those… Read More

Recall Alert: 2011-2013 Chevrolet Volt

By Jennifer Geiger on March 13, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 50,000 model-year 2011-13 Chevrolet Volt vehicles   The Problem: According to General Motors, if drivers of the affected vehicles inadvertently leave the car in the On position, the high-voltage battery will drain and the gas engine will begin… Read More

Video: It's Time to Buy a Fuel-Efficient Car

By Jennifer Geiger on March 10, 2015

Gas prices may still be relatively low, but the days of super-cheap gas are likely over this year. Now could be the best time to buy a fuel-efficient car. Cars.com reviewer Joe Wiesenfelder has a few good options for shoppers;… Read More

It's Time to Buy a Fuel-Efficient Car

By Patrick Olsen on March 9, 2015

As gas prices have slumped to five-year lows, car shoppers have acted like kids gorging themselves on free candy, and have turned in droves to gas-guzzling big SUVs, pickup trucks and performance cars. Related: More Fuel-Efficiency News But, if you're… Read More