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Now It’s Getting Cancelled, Is The 2019 Chevrolet Volt Still A Good Buy?
Last month, General Motors announced it would be ending production of many models in 2019 — including its Volt range-extended electric car. In production since 2010 (2016 for the current, second-generation model), the outgoing Chevrolet Volt offers an all-electric range in excess of 50 miles per charge before its range-extending engine kicks in. And unlike […]
Good Idea: Why Tesla Buying Soon-To-Close GM Factories Would Be Great For Tesla, EVs
Over the weekend, CBS’s 60 Minutes ran an interview with Tesla CEO Elon Musk, in which he talked candidly about a variety of things — including his dislike of the SEC, that ‘pot’ incident, and how close Tesla came to financial ruin in the early days of Model 3 production. (You can see the interview […]
Stupid Things We’ve Been Told About Our Cars…By Dealerships
At some point in our lives, we all hear a bit of bovine by-product which is as far-fetched as it can be — but delivered in complete earnest by the person informing us of it. In the plug-in car (and mainstream automotive) world, it’s become fairly common to hear dealerships, politicians, and sometimes even the […]

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After four months of nightmare journeys, LOUISE ATKINSON says electric cars are shocking - Daily Mail
After four months of nightmare journeys, LOUISE ATKINSON says electric cars are shocking  Daily Mail

For the eco-conscious driver, the latest must-have is an electric car. Sales have soared, with 180,000 bought so far this year, compared to just 3,500 five years ...

China’s electric car market has grown up—maybe too fast - Quartz
China’s electric car market has grown up—maybe too fast  Quartz

China already sells most EVs in the world, and it's likely to maintain its hold at the top for the foreseeable future. One of the ways the Chinese government has ...

Daimler to buy £18 billion of battery cells for electric car drive - Reuters
Daimler to buy £18 billion of battery cells for electric car drive  Reuters

Daimler will buy battery cells worth more than 20 billion euros (18 billion pounds) by 2030 as it readies mass production of hybrid and electric vehicles, the ...