Today we take a look at how much electricity it takes to charge a Chevy Volt. Before we attempt to answer this question, let's take a look at some of the basics... The Chevrolet Volt was first introduced on the U.S. market in December of 2010. Since then, the car has managed to become the best selling plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) world wide. The Volt owes much of … [Read more...] about How Much Electricity Does It Take to Charge a Chevy Volt?
What thoughts come to mind when you think of Maryland? For me it's good times at the Baltimore Aquarium and eating at awesome seafood restaurants on the Chesapeake Bay. Being a resident of Virginia, I find myself venturing into The Old Line State from time to time. My beloved commonwealth doesn't currently offer any incentives, although legislation has been introduced to do so … [Read more...] about Maryland EV Tax Credit – Everything You Need to Know
The Chevy Volt is a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) that was manufactured by General Motors from 2010 to 2019. In addition to North American markets, GM also produced slightly modified versions of the Volt for Australia, China, and much of Europe. In November of 2018, Chevrolet announced that they would be discontinuing the Volt in favor of more all-electric models. The … [Read more...] about Can the Chevy Volt Factory 120v Charger Be Plugged Into 240v?
In 2017, Honda added two new models to its Clairity line. The all-electric vehicle (EV) Clarity is well, all-electric and gets about 89 miles of range on a single charge. Unfortunately for those of us on the East Coast of the United States, this model is only available in California and Oregon. The plug-in hybrid (PHEV) Clarity has an EPA-rated all-electric range of 47 miles, … [Read more...] about How to Use Honda Clarity HV Mode
[Originally published on CleanTechnica] Exponential electric vehicle adoption has been at play in Norway for several years. I remember attending AVERE's EVS27 in Barcelona back in late 2013 and the hottest news of previous months had been Norway achieving stunning EV market share milestones. That September and October, plug-in vehicles had risen to 7% and 8% market share! … [Read more...] about Plug-In Cars = 60% Of New Car Sales In Norway In September
For the third year in a row, CleanTechnica has published an in-depth report on electric car drivers in North America and Europe. For the cross-continental report, we surveyed over 2,000 electric car drivers. This year, we also surveyed over 1,000 people who don't yet have an electric car. You can read the executive summary below, get a free preview of the report here, or go … [Read more...] about The Newest EV Data: CleanTechnica’s 2018 EV Report is Now Available
There is, indeed, an app for that. Subscribers to Care by Volvo subscription leasing service snapped up the US inventory of new Volvo S60 T8 Plug-In Hybrid sedans via the branded app in well under an hour. This marks another step toward's Volvo's stated goal of a 50% electrified US fleet. You can read the offical press release and photos, below, then let us know what you … [Read more...] about 2019 Volvo S60 Hybrid Sells Out in 39 Minutes
The Volvo-developed Polestar 1 is a formidable coupe. Packing 600 electrified horsepower and nearly 740 lb-ft of torque into a lightweight carbon body shell and putting that power to the ground via all four wheels, it's going to be a thriller-- but when it makes its debut on Goodwood Hill later this summer, it will have a chance to be an iconic thriller. Polestar's chief … [Read more...] about Polestar 1 to Make its Goodwood Debut
Last week, Volvo launched another ultra safe new car. Meet the all-new V60 mid-sized estate wagon. It's a huge deal for Volvo. It's a 60, making it a "bread and butter" vehicle for dealers, for one thing. For another, "the Volvo wagon" is pretty much the heart and soul of the Volvo enthusiast community. And, because it's been such a big deal, I'm sure you've seen the all-new … [Read more...] about New Volvo V60 Wagon for 2019 (80+ Photos)
A new Ford F150 hybrid produced by XLHybrids promises to improve the vehicle's fuel economy by up to 50% without significantly impacting utility, downtime, or affecting the factory warranty. We've covered XLHybrids' work, before, but it's worth bringing up again as CES 2018 rolls around and Ford's F150 pickup line continues to dominate global sales charts. It's because Ford's … [Read more...] about New Ford F150 Hybrid Gets 50% More MPG (w/ Video)