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45 min ago | GreenCarReports

Opel Ampera (Euro Chevy Volt) Axed Over Slow Sales?

European buyers may soon have one fewer plug-in vehicle to choose from, with news that the Opel Ampera--European cousin to the Chevrolet Volt--could be dropped due to slow sales.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet, Nissan Leaf, Nissan

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Digital Trends

BMW's 2 Series Active Tourer isn't the 'Ultimate Driving Machine', and that's OK

BMW has long been known as a rear-wheel drive company, but given the success of the Mini and upcoming front-wheel drive Z2 roadster , things may be changing.

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Related Topix: Hatchback, BMW 2 Series Active Tourer, BMW, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Chevrolet, Porsche Cayenne, Porsche, SUV, Autos

Forbes

First Six Months of 2014 U.S. EV Sales Show 33% Year-Over-Year Gain

Recent sales numbers from insideevs.com indicate that U.S. EV sales continue to grow steadily .

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Related Topix: Nissan Leaf, Hatchback, Nissan, Coupe, Toyota Prius, Hybrid, Toyota, Sedan, Electric Vehicle, Chevrolet

Automotive News

Opel will discontinue weak-selling Ampera, sources say

Opel will discontinue the Ampera, the slow-selling rebadged version of the Volt made by General Motors sister brand Chevrolet, after the redesign of the 2016 Volt, according to two people familiar with the company's plans.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Automotive News

Chevy to revamp key cars in 2015

Once the Colorado and Canyon mid-sized pickups hit showrooms this fall, Chevrolet and GMC will have churned out new generations of every pickup and SUV in their lineups in about 15 months.

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Related Topix: Sedan, Chevrolet Cruze, Chevrolet, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet Equinox, GMC, SUV, GMC Terrain, Chevrolet Malibu, Chevrolet Impala

Jalopnik

I Bought A Cadillac ELR And It Was Cheaper Than You Think

Most people think of the Cadillac ELR as nothing more than a fancy Chevy Volt, but it's actually a pretty decent car.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Cadillac, Cadillac ELR, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet, Autos

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Motley Fool

Why BMW Will Be an Electric Vehicle Winner

But the strategies manufacturers follow often differ depending on who they are and where their target market lies.

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Related Topix: BMW i8, BMW, Coupe, BMW i3, Hatchback, Electric Vehicle, Hybrid, Chevrolet, Tesla Motors, Startups, SUV, Tesla Model X

GreenCarReports

Tesla Spat, Lexus NX Hybrid Driven, Bigger Volt Battery: The Week In Reverse

Why did a Tesla executive get so angry at Hyundai? And what's the new Lexus NX hybrid crossover like on the road? This is the Week In Reverse for Friday, July 18, 2014, right here at Green Car Reports.

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Related Topix: SUV, Lexus NX 300h, Lexus, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet, BMW i3, BMW, Audi A3 e-tron, Audi

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Autoblog

Report: 2015 Chevy Volt gets larger battery, though range remains the same

The Chevrolet Volt isn't changing much for the 2015 model year. According to specifications uncovered by Inside EVs , though, the new Volt's battery does have a slightly larger capacity.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet

The Globe and Mail

A power player in Nova Scotia's burgeoning clean energy market

Chris Huskilson drives a battery-powered Chevy Volt from his lakefront home to Emera Inc.'s gleaming headquarters on the Halifax waterfront, a former power plant that was given a $53-million makeover, transforming it into one of the Maritimes' most environmentally-advanced buildings.

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Related Topix: Energy, Emera, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet, North America, Canada, World News

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Jalopnik

You Can Get An Absolutely Insane Deal On The Cadillac ELR Right Now

No one is going to say the luxurified Chevrolet Volt known as the Cadillac ELR is a bad car; it's just way overpriced.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Cadillac, Cadillac ELR, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet, Tesla Model S, Sedan, Autos

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Switched

A Look At Tesla's Cheapest Car, The Model 3

The electric carmaker hopes to start selling the smaller, cheaper offering by early 2017, CEO Elon Musk said in an interview published late Tuesday night by British car magazine Auto Express .

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Related Topix: Tesla Model X, SUV, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet

GreenCarReports

Tesla Model III Named, More 2015 Chevy Volt Details, Toyota Prius At Nurburgring: Today's Car News

Today on Green Car Reports: Tesla's next electric sedan will be called Model III, the next Chevrolet Volt will have the same electric range as the current car, and the Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid laps the Nurburgring.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet

GreenCarReports

2015 Chevrolet Volt: Bigger Battery, But 38-Mile Electric Range Remains

With widespread expectations that we'll see a redesigned second-generation model unveiled early next year, the 2015 Chevy Volt was expected to be a carryover model with few changes.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet

The Motley Fool

2015 Chevrolet Volt Has Larger Battery, Drivers May See More Range

Well, that's no longer true. The 2015 Chevy Volt, available now at some dealerships , gets perhaps one of the most substantial changes the Volt has seen in several years.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet

Portland Tribune

Alternative fuel vehicles coming to OMSI

If there is one certainty in future transportation, it is that vehicles will be more efficient and produce fewer emissions.

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Related Topix: Honda Accord, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Honda, Hatchback, Sedan, Kia Optima, Kia, Electric Vehicle, Chevrolet, Volkswagen, Volkswagen Golf

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Miami Herald

Battery covers give bat homes at Consumers Energy

In this May 21, 2014, photo released by Consumers Energy, Rich Castle, left, with Consumers Energy; Eagle Scout Matthew Netherland; and Emily McDonald, of General Motors, stand next to bat houses made with Chevrolet Volt battery cases, location not known.

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Related Topix: Consumers Energy, Energy, Automakers, General Motors, Electric Vehicle, Hybrid, Hatchback, Chevrolet, Clarkston, GA, Dekalb County, GA

Autoblog

2015 Audi A3 E-Tron [w/video]

Over the years, we've had a chance to test a lot of Audi E-Tron vehicles, from very early all-electric prototypes to the A6 L E-Tron PHEV and the A1 E-Tron plug-in hybrid .

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Related Topix: Audi, Hatchback, Audi A3 e-tron, Nissan Leaf, Electric Vehicle, Nissan, Hybrid, Chevrolet, World News, Austria, Germany, Autos

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Juan Cole

Electric Auto Sales Skyrocket as Oil Price Rises on Iraq, Libya Woes

It's no secret that electric vehicle sales are on the rise, but it seems that EV sales may have hit a turning point, both in America in abroad.

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Related Topix: Auto Dealers, Nissan Leaf, Nissan, Hatchback, Electric Vehicle, Hybrid, Chevrolet, Ford Fusion Energi, Ford, Ford Focus Electric, Sedan, Tesla Model S

Autoblog

Report: Cadillac ELR getting massive discounts, some up to $14,000

Well, that didn't go as planned. General Motors had marketed the Cadillac ELR extended-range plug-in as a premium version of the Chevrolet Volt with some Caddy refinements.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Cadillac, Cadillac ELR, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet

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