There is a very interesting development to from Honda and the General Motors to make electric car batteries even cheaper and more powerful. At least Honda is getting more serious about EVs, not just fulfilling compliance requirements. GM may move beyond The Volt and Bolt.
Many EV enthusiasts are wondering about General Motors increasing the number of EV models in China to 20, while keeping only two main models in the United States Chevy Volt and Bolt. But what will happen if the Volt sales falter in the United States in the upcoming Years?
GM makes great cars and Chevy makes great EVs. Yet, you will hardly see a Chevy Volt or a Chevy Bolt advertised on TV. Torque News wants to explore the situation and search if there is a reason for Chevy not advertising its electric cars on TV as actively as other major carmekers do.
The last time you went to a car dealership to buy a new or used car, most probably you were not introduced to the dealership's used or new electric car inventory. At last, this is according to a new study by a group of researchers who posed as car shoppers. I am not surprised as I will tell you what my local Chevy dealer told me once.
General Motors is teaming up with a company called Autodesk to use 3D printing to design and build auto parts that are lighter and can be produced faster. GM will use the new technology to bring electric vehicles, like the next generation Chevrolet Bolt, to market more quickly and efficiently.
Henry Ford once said about his Model T, "you can have any color as long as it's black". When I was a kid in the 60's the cars in my neighborhood were always painted cool colors. One neighbor owned a 59 Nash Rambler painted Plumb Purple. There were Orange Plymouth Road Runners. We had a Harvest Gold 67 Chevy Impala wagon. With the spring weather here I am seeing all the classic cars out riding around the neighborhood. And they are beautiful.
Chevrolet has been building The Chevy Volt since 2011. It is now in its 8th year of production and in the 2nd generation. With the competition in the electric car arena fierce, I am puzzled as to why GM does not advertise the best kept secret in electric car technology.
Torque News readers may know that Buick's Velite 6 electric vehicle and the concept electric SUV Enspire designed by GM Pan-asia centre are headed to the Beijing Internaltional Auto Show with the release date of April 25. US EV owners say GM should bring them to the United States too.
Recently two major accidents shook the world of electric and self-driving cars: one involved self-driven Uber and the second involved a Tesla Model X in which autopilot was engaged.Is there a difference in these accidents? Tesla investors, in particular want to know because soon self-driving cars will be strictly regulated. Here are some details we know.
If you are in a market to buy a Tesla Model S, Model 3, Nissan Leaf, Chevy Bot or simply another electric car apparently there is a very good way of taking advantage of the $7,500 tax incentive if you own a 401K. And you dealership's salesman may not even know about it.
Predicted time-table shows we will see autonomous cars in our future, but large changes will come in decades because of incredible challenges and complex driving environment. These scenarios illustrate how autonomous vehicles could impact various users' travel
The Ford F-Series pickup is the bestselling vehicle in America for 2017, marking the 36th-straight year where the F150, F250 and F350 have combined to lead the US market – and here is a look at the rest of the top 25 sellers from last year.
General Motors has announced that the first 2018 Chevrolet Corvette Carbon 65 Edition Z06 coupe to come off of the assembly line will be sold at the Barrett Jackson Auto Auction, with the proceeds going to the George W. Bush Presidential Center’s Military Service Initiative – a charitable organization which helps post-9/11 service members adjust to life after the military.
In October and November, Torque News gained some seat time in Chevy Bolt, Honda Clarity, and Hyundai Ionic. These compact 5-door electric hatchbacks are viable everyday drivers by any measure. Yet, there’s a factor or two keeping Bolt and other segment breaching EVs from going mainstream.
Anyone within a few mile radius of General Motors’ Milford Proving Grounds this morning likely heard the sweet roar of a high performance engine which could be the next generation Corvette ZR1 or the long-rumored mid-engine Corvette making repeated high speed runs on the secluded test track.
The Chevy Volt led me to a pretty drastic career change: selling cars at my Chevy dealership. I had no experience in commissioned sales and was a bit worried about my ability to make a living, but I knew I wanted the world to know about electric vehicles. I knew I had to be a part of the way forward.
Baojun E100 is the cheapest electric car in the world so far and GM is selling it in China for 5,300 dollars. Why can't GM somehow organize its production in the United States and sell it for $5,300 in the US?
We read about it in the news, and now see zero emissions hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles roaming the streets of southern, central, and northern California. Is the fabled “Hydrogen Society” now upon us?
Today TorqueNews spoke with Dakota Campbell, who is a diesel mechanic for a company called Poldrack Auto in the Austin, TX area and is currently finishing up tech school to get his certification. I asked him about best car batteries and how to minimize charging risks. Here is what he said discussing the safety measures in regard to dying car battery.
General Motors announced this morning that the company well sell the Opel and Vauxhall automotive operations in Europe and all of the accompanying assets with those brands including 11 production facilities and an engineering center to PSA – with a purchase price of 1.3 billion Euros or $1.376 billion US dollars.