16 Mar '12, 12am

2012 Chevrolet Volt

Now available at selected Chevy dealers in all 50 states, the 2012 Chevrolet Volt range-extended electric car has become the favorite automotive whipping boy of politicians and commentators who don't like electric cars, General Motors, and/or the Obama White House's support for plug-in vehicles. And that's a shame, because the various uproars--over Volt sales, a battery pack fire in a wrecked Volt three weeks after a crash test, and so forth--threaten to overshadow the fact that the Volt is a remarkably good car that's fun to drive, economical, and a credit to its General Motors engineers and designers. The 2012 Chevy Volt is a compact five-door hatchback with four seats. But calling the Volt a compact car misses the point. It may be about the size of its compact sibling the 2011 Chevy Cruze, but the plug-in Volt aims at an entirely different market: early adopters, electr...

Full article: http://www.greencarreports.com/overview/chevrolet_volt_2012

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2012 Fisker Karma - Green Car Reports

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2012 Infiniti M35h #car #green

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