Source Interlink's wearing a bowtie today as big as the dollar signs in the eyes of their ad sales team. The 2011 Chevy Volt follows up their Motor Trend "2011 Car of the Year" award with Automobile magazine's "2011 Automobile of the Year" award. By the way, given Source Interlink's creative award names, you'd almost…
GM's really got to get the Chevy Volt to market fast. So fast, they've had to speed up production of T-cell batteries. A lot. Oh, look, they're also playing Yakkety Sax on the plant floor — you know, for inspiration.
The Chevy Volt runs virtually silent in all-electric mode. To combat the potential electric car "silent killer" threat, GM's built in a "chirp" feature for drivers to announce and warn pedestrians when they drive by.
A slew of Chevy Volt pre-production engineering units took a test drive near Toledo, Ohio earlier this week. Of course GM PR was also on hand to take a slew of pictures documenting the
engineering exercise. Gallery below.
Sources tell us GM CEO Fritz Henderson will announce today the Chevy Volt extended-range electric vehicle will receive a city fuel economy rating of 230 MPG from the EPA when it hits showroom floors later next year. Holy game-changer, Batman!
The first pre-production Chevy Volt "Integration Vehicle" was completed this week ahead of schedule. Looks like GM's putative four-wheeled electrified savior is getting closer to reality.
The blogging-about-autos threesome of Jalopnik, Autoblog and Kicking Tires will be hosting a live-chat with GM's VP-o-Global-Program-Management Jon Lauckner at 6:00PM EST. Get those Volt questions ready kiddies!
Channel 7 WXYZ, Detroit's ABC affiliate, managed to capture President Obama's auto task force driving the plug-in Chevy Volt mule during their visit to GM's suburban Detroit Technical Center today.