GM, even as it prepares to roll out its Chevy Volt electric car later this year, is already thinking about a family of Volt vehicles as it showcases a new concept Volt five person crossover in China.
GM is putting the pre-production Chevrolet Volt models it recently built through the paces, flawlessly passing battery and drive range tests in preparation for hot and cold trials.
GM has unveiled plans to bolster in-house development of electric car batteries by putting some of its cash into doubling the size of its battery lab.
General Motors said it is has passed an important milestone this week in the Chevy Volt electric car saga as the first pre-production model, to be used in testing, comes off the assembly line.
GM, which reportedly was considering releasing limited numbers of its Volt electric car prior to an official launch, may now reportedly be backing off of that for fear of potential PR issues.
Insider sources at GM are telling a local Detroit newspaper that the highly anticipated electric Chevy Volt might actually roll out in small numbers sooner than originally planned.
General Motors recently announced that it has converted an empty facility in Michigan to a production-ready lithium ion battery manufacturing site, setting the stage for production of the 2011 Chevy Volt.
The soon to be released Chevy Volt electric vehicle will be even more hands on at launch as GM debuts a smartphone application to let you interact with and get detailed data from the car.
General Motor’s Chevrolet division announces more plans for its Volt electric vehicle, indicating it will be available late next year in California, among other early markets.
GM said its upcoming Volt plug-in hybrid electric vehicle will have a city MPG rating of 230, according to a draft EPA standard for measuring PHEV mileage efficiency.