http://www.hybridcars.com - Bosch is launching a new 48-volt battery it hopes will make it a market leader in the micro hybrid segment. The 48-volt lithium-ion battery is designed for micro hybrids.
http://www.greencarreports.com - General Motors announced Friday that it would promote Pamela Fletcher to a newly created role to lead the automaker's global electric vehicle program. Fletcher most recently oversaw development of the Chevy Bolt EV and Super Cruise programs.
http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com - It’s going to be a black Christmas at the Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant this year. Amid rising inventory levels for the Cadillac CT6, Buick LaCrosse, Chevrolet Impala, and Chevrolet Volt, General Motors plans to shut off the lights for the rest of the year.
http://www.hybridcars.com - Citing demand and oversupply issues, General Motors is idling the factory making four different car models, including the Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid. The Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant will experience a reduction in vehicle output starting next Friday, October 20. This will lead into a month-long wind down of production, culminating in a full shutdown on November 20.
http://www.freep.com - Pamela Fletcher has helped develop key vehicles for GM, such as the second-generation Volt, and the new Super Cruise driver-assistance technology.
http://www.greencarreports.com - The 2017 Toyota Prius Prime is an automotive enigma. It proudly flaunts its eco-friendly credentials, yet its factory-rated 25 miles of electric range simply pales in comparison to the 53 miles advertised by the Chevrolet Volt.
http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com - If plug-in hybrids were meant to function as a stop-gap between ICE-powered cars and fully electric cars, it may be time to consider Chevrolet gapless. The Chevrolet Volt appeared in first-gen form in late 2010.
http://www.hybridcars.com - With 10 months having passed since its US release, Toyota’s Prius Prime plug-in hybrid is proving clearly more popular than the 2012-2015 Prius Plug-in Hybrid it replaced. Called the “Prime” because it’s the range topper, the part-time EV derived from the hybrid Prius Liftback delivers 25 miles of all-electric driving range, a superlative 54 mpg, and its sales are threatening the perennially leading Chevy Volt.
http://www.greencarreports.com - Costco members in the market for a new vehicle now have a new round of incentives to consider as they head into the final car-buying months of 2017. Specifically, shoppers interested in a General Motors vehicle will discover Supplier Pricing on nearly every car—including the Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car and Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid.
https://insideevs.com - As the Chevrolet Bolt EV has made its way across the US, making itself move and more available at local dealers in every state, sales have (perhaps unsurprisingly) began to rise. For September, GM blew former numbers out of the water, setting a new all-time high, while logging 7 consecutive.