Chevrolet Volt

2017 Tesla Model S, BMW i3 Disappoint in Crash Tests

By Brian Wong on Wed Feb 01 15:03:15 GMT-06:00 2017


CARS.COM — The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recently crash-tested two all-electric and two plug-in hybrid vehicles, and the results are mixed. While the plug-in 2017 Toyota Prius Prime and 2017 Chevrolet Volt earned the agency's top rating of Top… Read More

2017 Tesla Model S, BMW i3 Disappoint in Crash Tests

By Brian Wong on Wed Feb 01 15:03:15 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recently crash-tested two all-electric and two plug-in hybrid vehicles, and the results are mixed. While the plug-in 2017 Toyota Prius Prime and 2017 Chevrolet Volt earned the agency's top rating of Top… Read More

IIHS Announces Initial 2017 Safety Winners

By Kelsey Mays on Thu Dec 08 10:54:47 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has again toughened requirements for earning its top award, Top Safety Pick Plus. Vehicles must now have acceptable or better scores in IIHS' new headlight evaluations. Like before, they also must have… Read More

Which 2016 Cars Offer In-Car Wi-Fi?

By Rick Popely on Fri Dec 02 06:30:31 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Bluetooth technology that allows hands-free use of a cellphone in a car now is almost universal, and the ability to operate smartphone apps through a vehicle's audio system with Android Auto or Apple CarPlay is rapidly heading in that… Read More

Which 2017 Cars Offer In-Car Wi-Fi?

By Rick Popely on Fri Dec 02 06:30:14 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — The next frontier for in-car connectivity is Wi-Fi mobile hot spots that allow you to wirelessly connect multiple devices while the car is hurtling down the road. In these cars, SUVs and trucks, a tablet or laptop —… Read More

Which 2017 Cars Have Android Auto?

By Rick Popely on Mon Oct 10 05:00:45 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Forget about fuel economy, acceleration times or reliability. What many new-car shoppers want to know is if they'll be able to integrate their smartphone with a car's multimedia system. Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, which allow operation of… Read More

Which 2017 Cars Have Apple CarPlay?

By Rick Popely on Mon Oct 10 05:00:35 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Forget about fuel economy, acceleration times or reliability. What many new-car shoppers want to know is if they'll be able to integrate their smartphone with a car's multimedia system. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, which allow operation of… Read More

Regen Paddle Offers One-Pedal Driving for Chevrolet Bolt, Volt

By Fred Meier on Thu Sep 08 10:38:36 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — While we might be familiar with using steering-wheel paddles to go faster, Chevrolet is offering a paddle to let drivers of its 2016 Volt and coming Bolt EV stop faster, and even to use the paddle alone for braking in… Read More

Chevrolet Adds Teen Driver Safety System to Nine More 2017 Models

By Fred Meier on Wed Aug 24 09:48:54 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM —  Chevrolet is expanding the availability of its Teen Driver safety and monitoring system. It debuted in the redesigned-for-2016 Malibu midsize sedan and will be available in nine more models for 2017. That's good news for parents of teens. In… Read More

2014-2015 GM Steering Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on Mon Aug 01 00:38:46 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM The problem: The steering wheel may feel like it's sticking in the center of its travel. This may be due to a fault in the steering control module software. Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2014 Buick LaCrosse 2015 Buick… Read More

2016 Chevrolet Volt: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on Thu Apr 21 05:00:14 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Chevrolet redesigned its plug-in Volt for 2016, and although the new Volt's greater range and fuel economy are big news, so too is its backseat. For 2016, the Volt has five seats, instead of four, with a new… Read More