Is the Chevy Volt a sales flop?

General Motors has repeatedly claimed a sales target for 2011 of 10,000 units for the plug-in hybrid Chevy Volt sedan. But, nine months into the year, they've only shipped 3,895 off the lot. In fact, in September sales numbers, released an hour ago, GM sold only 723 Volts. Will GM fail to meet its own sales… » 10/03/11 12:30pm 10/03/11 12:30pm

Chevy Pickup Trucks Get More Internets Than Chevy Volt

Earlier this month GM announced "Chevrolet Wi-Fi" by Autonet Mobile as an option on seven Chevy vehicles including the Silverado pickup. Weirdly, despite the Chevy Volt being, like, the most technologically-advanced vehicle ever built, it won't get the option. » 12/24/09 8:30am 12/24/09 8:30am

US Audi President Takes Mulligan On Facebook Over Volt "Idiots" Comment

Yesterday, Lawrence Ulrich of MSN Autos reported Audi US President Johan de Nysschen called Chevy Volt buyers "idiots." Today, de Nysschen is trying to distance himself from those comments through his Facebook page. Yes, Facebook. » 9/04/09 12:20pm 9/04/09 12:20pm

GM Not Canceling Flint Volt Engine Plant, Just Construction Contracts

Construction contracts for GM's new Flint, MI engine plant have been canceled, but GM tells us plans to build the new 1.4-liter four-banger powering the Chevy Volt and Cruze in Flint remain unchanged. » 1/28/09 10:00am 1/28/09 10:00am

The Chevy Volt Won't Save GM, But The Chevy Cruze Might

If you're a GM fan-boy, you're probably a pretty happy camper this week. GM's celebrating its centennial and you've seen the live reveals of both the upcoming Chevy Cruze » 9/16/08 1:30pm 9/16/08 1:30pm, the 40 MPG+ econobox you can't ignore , and , the , GM's resuscitation of the electric car. One of these two will save GM, the other will not. If…

Chevy Volt Interior Photo Lifted From Internal GM Presentation, Looks…

These shots of a production Chevy Volt » 8/28/08 4:15pm 8/28/08 4:15pm interior have leaked from a GM internal presentation. Immediately apparent is the glossy white iPod-esque IP with flip-up nav/charge status display. There's also a prominent center-mounted computer-like on/off button, but we don't know if this will start the car or just the…

ABC News Hikes Skirt Up Even Higher On Chevy Volt Front End, Interior

ABC News lifted the skirt even higher on the new Chevy Volt in a segment this weekend on Good Morning America. It's a scene eerily reminiscent to the Cadillac CTS skirt-lift by "Maximum" Bob Lutz. Given the timing of the Lutz-lift in relationship to the CTS unveil at the Detroit Auto Show, we're assuming what we've heard … » 8/11/08 7:47am 8/11/08 7:47am