Rumor: GM To NOT Put Chevy Volt Program On Hold, Cut Engineering Staff…

Rumors of tomorrow's " important changes » 11/06/08 9:32pm 11/06/08 9:32pm" at GM have approached a fevered pace, but the latest one we've heard is coming directly from someone who's directly related to someone who could be directly affected if the rumor is true. So, it must be true, right? Anyway, we've just been told by the family of a engineering…

First Live Shots Of The Chevy Volt Plugged In

Ever wonder what the plug-in unit for the Chevy Volt » 10/03/08 9:20am 10/03/08 9:20am looks like? Well now you know. Here at the the display car is tethered to the very slanted display stand by way of extension cord and locking plug-in mechanism. The power port is, as expected, hidden behind the "Volt" name plate ahead of the mirrors, though we…

Chevy Volt Engine Won't Recharge Batteries While Driving; Just A…

Edmunds Inside Line » 9/25/08 10:40am 9/25/08 10:40am is reporting the apparently doesn't use the engine to recharge its batteries while driving, going against what every media outlet — , the buff books and every web site including this one — have reported as fact for the past two years. Confusion apparently stems from a press release issued when the…

Chevy Volt On Video, With Annoying Alt-Pop Soundtrack

Thanks to the folks at GM-Volt.com » 9/22/08 8:30am 9/22/08 8:30am, you can now not only see the slowly moving on a GM road course, you can see it with a soundtrack! Yes friends, a spaceship-like sedan apparently deserves Coldplay, as its spacey sprocket of an unofficial musical accompaniment. Check it out below the jump and tell us in the…

The Top Ten Design Elements Of The Chevy Volt

Yesterday's reveal » 9/17/08 12:30pm 9/17/08 12:30pm of the production got us thinking we should take a closer look at the design features, both inside and out, that make GM's plug-in hybrid unique. We've picked out five exterior and an equal number of interior design elements we feel are most important, and taken a little deeper look at each.…

GM's Lutz: Chevy Volt Will Use GPS To Determine Distance From Home,…

At GM's "blogger town hall" at the end of yesterday's Chevy Volt » 9/17/08 8:00am 9/17/08 8:00am , the General's Vice Chairman and product czar, , made mention to a Volt feature we hadn't yet heard about, and is even more techie-cool than the iPod-like interface on the center stack. Apparently, the Volt will "know how far you are from home" using…

Edmunds Thinks Chevy Volt Design Is "Huge Disappointment," "Completely…

The Line » 9/15/08 11:20am 9/15/08 11:20am on the at has cobbled together a series of quotes allowing them to say what they think without actually saying what they think: The is ugly. Quoting Jane Nakagawa of their own , they bust on the Volt pretty hard, calling it "a huge disappointment" and "completely unacceptable." Harsh. If the with their…