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

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…

Chevy Volt Engine Won't Recharge Batteries While Driving; Just A Regular Plug-In Hybrid?

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…

Production Chevy Volt Press Photos Revealed, Now Without Engineers!

You saw the live shots of the Chevy Volt » 9/16/08 11:40am 9/16/08 11:40am already, but now here it is, folks: the long-awaited press photos — without . As we've already said, the plug-in hybrid should achieve a 40-mile all-electric range, after which point a 1.4-liter inline four-cylinder will be doing the electricity-generating duties. Just don't…

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

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…

Chevy Volt To Get Occasional Power From Cruze's 1.4-Liter Inline Four-Cylinder

We all know the story on the 2011 Chevy Volt by now — inline hybrid, electric motors, giant T-shaped lithium ion battery, 40 mile all-EV range, late 2010 debut date and "on-board range extender." Well, we didn't know so much about that last one until now. GM is confirming the same 1.4-liter in-line four-cylinder set… » 7/30/08 10:00am 7/30/08 10:00am

Rick Wagoner Announces We May See Chevy Volt Sheetmetal Soon, Eventually

We were beginning to think GM had developed a masterpiece of long-range marketing with the 2011 Chevrolet Volt program. Let reporters in every once in a while, strategically leak images while actually showing nothing, all the while keeping a late-2010 entry on the lips of every eco-dork in the motoring press. Let them… » 6/04/08 9:40am 6/04/08 9:40am

2011 Chevy Volt To Be Priced Under $30,000?

While the 2011 Chevy Volt is proceeding down the path from vaporware to successful range testing to production ready, its price seems to remain stubbornly in the land of the lost. The original goal was to have it on the road for around $30,000, in April, Maximum Bob dropped the bomb saying the price may come in at $48k » 5/22/08 11:20am 5/22/08 11:20am