24 Apr '11, 5pm

Hope for the future? Chevy Volt owners average 1,000 miles between fill-ups

Hope for the future? Chevy Volt owners average 1,000 miles between fill-ups

Going Pump Free: Volt Owners Go 1,000 Miles Between Fill-Ups Many owners are challenging themselves to see how long they can go gasoline-free 2011-04-21 DETROIT – Chevrolet Volt owners made fewer trips to the gas station in March, going an average of 30 days – or nearly a month – between fill-ups. In fact, some Volt owners say they are challenging themselves to see how fuel-efficient they can be by tracking how far and how long they can go without buying gasoline. "Volt owners drove an average of 800 miles between fill-ups since the Volt launched in December, and in March they averaged 1,000 miles," said Cristi Landy, Volt marketing director. "When the majority of miles driven are electrically, gas usage decreases significantly." "I am surprised how infrequently I go to the gas station. It's become a game to achieve as many miles as I can in EV mode," said Steve Wojtanek, ...

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