PHOTO CAPTION: 2011 Chevrolet Volt now being delivered to early evaluators.

Chevy Volt : Shockingly Good Car

Larry Printz reviews the Volt, writing 'most folks won’t give GM the credit it deserves...'

Published: 12-Nov-2010

The Chevrolet Volt has survived its parent company’s bankruptcy and two CEOs. Now, can it survive in the marketplace? We’ll have an answer soon enough, when the car goes on sale in select U.S. markets , including California, New York, Michigan, Connecticut, Texas, New Jersey and the Washington, D.C., area.

Hampton Roads won’t see the car until summer.

To find out what this car’s all about, I joined a crew from General Motors on a nationwide tour. I drove the car from Raleigh, N.C.


Chevrolet Volt takes 3-4 hours to charge at 208-240V.

The Volt will automatically burn off gasoline when it senses it may be getting old.

Screen capture from Chevrolet Voltec drive system animation.

Chevy Volt’s gas engine does turn the wheels. Sometimes.

Chevrolet Volt achieved 127 mpg during nearly 300 test drive around Los Angeles.

Motor Trends' Johnny Lieberman gets to put 299 miles on the Volt driving around Los Angeles.


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