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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

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

Low Gas Prices Send Prices for Used Plug-in Car Tumbling

By Kelsey Mays on February 27, 2015

Despite its recent rise, a gallon of regular gas is still $1.06 cheaper today than it was a year ago, according to AAA. That's led prices for used electric vehicles to plunge, The Wall Street Journal reports. Related: How Would… Read More

2016 Chevrolet Volt Video

By Jennifer Geiger on January 16, 2015

Chevrolet's new Volt gets a major exterior styling overhaul, along with more electric range and better gas mileage. Cars.com reviewer Kelsey Mays takes you through the new Volt, from the bumpers to the battery. Check out the video for more.… Read More

Inside the 2016 Chevrolet Volt (26 Photos)

By Aaron Bragman on January 12, 2015

The differences between the original Chevrolet Volt concept car from 2007 and the eventual production version in 2011 left many people who were excited for GM's first mass-market electric vehicle rather cold. What started out as a hot-looking, angular and… Read More

2016 Chevrolet Volt: First Look

By Aaron Bragman on January 11, 2015

Competes with: Toyota Prius Plug-In, Nissan Leaf, Audi A3 e-tron, Ford C-Max Energi Looks like: A little last-gen Volt, a little current-gen Honda Civic Drivetrain: Two-motor electric-drive unit; 101-hp, 1.5-liter gasoline range extender; 18.4-kwh lithium-ion battery pack; front-wheel drive Hits… Read More

Chevrolet Teases 2016 Volt

By Joe Bruzek on January 5, 2015

Chevrolet unmasked the 2016 Chevrolet Volt at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week before its full reveal at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Jan. 12. Based on the initial photos, the next-generation… Read More