After all the conflict over trouble with its lithium-ion batteries, the Chevrolet Volt has finally begun shipping to California dealerships, Automotive News reports. The state’s 140 Chevrolet dealerships will begin selling the low-emission hybrid vehicle again by next week. Not only that, but the low-emissions plug-in hybrid has been approved for use in carpool lanes Read on! →


It seems like there is a day for everything anymore, and its the same with the plug-in electric vehicle. National Plug In Day is a day of awareness and appreciation for the rising segment of the automotive industry. It is being celebrated in more than twice as many cities as last year. And you might Read on! →


The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has concluded its safety investigation into the Chevy Volt, giving the car a relatively clean bill of health. However, the Volt is still struggling to make it in the marketplace. Many Chevy dealers are refusing to take the plug-in hybrid cars off of GM’s hands. Safety issues investigated GM Read on! →


One of the more exciting reveals at the recent Paris Auto Show was a concept hybrid car by Jaguar. The C-X75 has everyone in the industry excited over its electric hybrid system, which will include four independent in-wheel, 195-hp motors. There will also be a gas turbine-powered engine as a 180-hp backup when the batteries Read on! →


The Chevy Volt, or Chevrolet Volt, is one of the most hotly anticipated offerings from General Motors. The car is a plug-in hybrid, thought to deliver fuel efficiency far above the Toyota Prius and the Honda Insight. However, there are troubling reports that dealerships might end up charging far above what they should for the Read on! →


There are two huge debuts this year for green vehicles, one being the Chevy Volt, and the other is the Nissan Leaf. The Nissan Leaf stands out as an all-electric car. The Leaf will be available for sale at dealerships by the end of 2010. The company began taking advance orders, but instead of only Read on! →


In the classic Hanna-Barbera cartoon “The Flintstones,” cars were all powered by foot. Since the invention of the bicycle, there hasn’t been a whole lot of improvement in the area of human-powered vehicles aside from engineering challenges. That is, until now. A design firm out of Oregon has come up with a car that can Read on! →