2017 Chevy Bolt vs Chevy Volt & Toyota Prius Prime: Safety Tips The Balance

Although the Chevrolet Bolt has only been available for sale for a couple of months, the Insurance Institute For Highway Safety (IIHS) is pretty confident that this model will be a winner. IIHS took to Twitter on March 10 to reveal that they are currently testing the Bolt. The Tweet read, “What we’re working on Read more about 2017 Chevy Bolt vs Chevy Volt & Toyota Prius Prime: Safety Tips The Balance[…]

Hyundai Ioniq Aims Bigger Than Toyota Prius & Chevy Volt Buyers

Hyundai is aiming to sell the Ioniq as “a capable compact car that just happens to have a degree in eco-friendliness,” as described in a report by Automotive News. Although the compact-car segment reduced by 5.2 percent in 2015, it is still doing strong with over 2.1 million cars sold in the US alone. This Read more about Hyundai Ioniq Aims Bigger Than Toyota Prius & Chevy Volt Buyers[…]

2017 Tesla Model S Tramples Over The Volt

The latest Tesla Model S has made it into the running to nab the Motor Trend Car of the Year award. Back in 2013, the vehicle had grabbed the highly sought-after title and this time it is back with the 60/75kWh Model S to try for the victory again. The 2017 Tesla Model S will Read more about 2017 Tesla Model S Tramples Over The Volt[…]

2017 Chevy Bolt, Tesla Model S Are Leaving Chevy Volt In The Ditch

Back in 2013, the Tesla Model S had won the Motor Trend Car of the Year award and now, it is running for the award once again – this time it’s the 60/75kWh version. The Tesla Model S will be competing against the Chevrolet Bolt EV, which is running for its very first award. Surprisingly, Read more about 2017 Chevy Bolt, Tesla Model S Are Leaving Chevy Volt In The Ditch[…]

2017 Chevrolet Volt: Eat Your Heart Out, Prius Prime!

Despite just recently making its way into the market, the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime has surpassed all, save for one, EV in the US. This model has outsold the Tesla Model S, Tesla Model X, Chevrolet Bolt, BMWi3, Nissan Leaf and sits right behind the Chevy Volt on the sales chart. The Prius Prime, with Read more about 2017 Chevrolet Volt: Eat Your Heart Out, Prius Prime![…]

2017 Chevrolet Bolt: What A Joke, Nissan Leaf!

Back in December, the Chevrolet Bolt EV managed to secure 579 units of sales during its first month in the market. This figure came pretty close to the Nissan Leaf’s sales for the month and it looks like the Bolt has surpassed the Leaf when it comes to domestic demand. GM’s first mass-produced EV had Read more about 2017 Chevrolet Bolt: What A Joke, Nissan Leaf![…]

Toyota Prius Prime & Chevy Volt Are More Secure Than Tesla Model S

The Tesla Model S may excel in its range, acceleration and tech capabilities but it looks like this model failed to impress when it comes to safety. Back in 2011, the Model S received five stars from both the NHTSA and Euro NCAP and in 2013, it managed to claim the best results in crash Read more about Toyota Prius Prime & Chevy Volt Are More Secure Than Tesla Model S[…]

Toyota Prius Prime, Hyundai Ioniq Overwhelmed By Pickups & SUVs

In spite of hitting the ground running by more than doubling its sales figures for its second month in the market, the Toyota Prius Prime failed to raise the average fuel economy in the US at the end of last year. According to a study from the University of Michigan’s Transportation Research Institute via Automotive Read more about Toyota Prius Prime, Hyundai Ioniq Overwhelmed By Pickups & SUVs[…]

2017 Chevrolet Volt: Where Is The Effort?

The Chevrolet Volt is currently the top selling model in the US, among plug-in hybrids that is. In the plug-in market that also includes battery-electric vehicles, the Volt is also beaten by the Tesla Model S, when it comes to sales figures. By November 2016, the Volt recorded a total sales of 21,048 units whereas Read more about 2017 Chevrolet Volt: Where Is The Effort?[…]

2017 Chevrolet Volt vs Toyota Prius Prime: Figures Make All The Difference

Chevrolet released its first ever Volt back in 2015 as a 2016MY and that Volt aimed to surpass the Toyota Prius. However, the all-new Volt is coming with vengeance to destroy the Prius. Well, if you don’t believe this, we’ll let the figures do the talking. The 2017 Chevrolet Volt, with a base price of Read more about 2017 Chevrolet Volt vs Toyota Prius Prime: Figures Make All The Difference[…]

2017 Chevrolet Bolt: Better Chances Than Chevy Volt

The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt has been awarded the title of the North America Car of the Year, which is the most prestigious out of all the other awards it has received. The head of GM’s Global Product Development, Mark Reuss, said that, “The Bolt EV fulfills Chevrolet’s promise to offer an affordable, long-range electric. It Read more about 2017 Chevrolet Bolt: Better Chances Than Chevy Volt[…]

GM Has Turned Chevrolet Bolt Into A Gas Fraud

After being out of the EV game for so long, GM’s re-entry with the Chevrolet Volt proved to be a massive success, though the automaker has been accused of neglecting the best-selling plug-in hybrid in favor of its more profitable ICE lineup. That claim actually holds some weight seeing how the Detroit brand has been Read more about GM Has Turned Chevrolet Bolt Into A Gas Fraud[…]

2017 Chevrolet Volt: What A Waste!

Among plug-in hybrids, there is no nameplate selling better than the Chevrolet Volt in the US at the moment. In the plug-in market that includes battery-electric vehicles, the Volt is second only to the Tesla Model S in sales. As of November this year, there have been 21,048 units of the series-parallel hybrid stateside, only Read more about 2017 Chevrolet Volt: What A Waste![…]

2017 Toyota Prius vs Nissan Leaf: Why Both Are Losers

Both the Toyota Prius and Nissan Leaf are winners as far as their cumulative global sales are concerned. They’re exemplary alternate fuel vehicles, but are nonetheless apples and oranges that cannot be fairly compared. However, they share a common trait, and it has been repeatedly singled out (ad nauseam) as the cause of their recent Read more about 2017 Toyota Prius vs Nissan Leaf: Why Both Are Losers[…]

Chevrolet Volt & Chrysler Pacifica Make Hybrids Cool Again

The 2017 edition of Wards 10 Best Engines consisted of zero V8 engines but instead, it had three hybrid systems. The Chevrolet Volt and the Chrysler Pacifica both managed to secured a place in this list. The Chevrolet Volt, also a winner last year, is one of the three plug-ins that made the cut. This Read more about Chevrolet Volt & Chrysler Pacifica Make Hybrids Cool Again[…]

2017 Nissan Leaf vs Chevrolet Volt: How The Mighty Have Fallen!

The Nissan Leaf and the Chevrolet Volt have held the spots for the two best-selling plug-in electric cars in the U.S. in the course of the last five years. The former had been far more popular than the Volt but it looks like the tables have now turned. The Nissan Leaf comes with a new Read more about 2017 Nissan Leaf vs Chevrolet Volt: How The Mighty Have Fallen![…]

Design, Range, Power – 2017 Toyota Prius Prime vs Chevrolet Volt

The 2017 Toyota Prius Prime and the Chevrolet Volt may be high-volume plug-in hybrids as well as compact five-door hatchbacks but they are essentially different vehicles. The plug-in Prius comes with a brand new front fascia, looking bolder than ever with its horizontal taillights. The model also incorporates a big tablet-style touchscreen display in most Read more about Design, Range, Power – 2017 Toyota Prius Prime vs Chevrolet Volt[…]

Chevrolet Volt Not A Match For Toyota Prius Prime

The Chevrolet Volt has long held the top spot at the PHEV market. This is mostly due to its pleasant driving experience and its economic prospects. But it looks like the Volt won’t be holding the top spot anymore with the arrival of the Toyota Prius Prime. The latter may not be that appealing to Read more about Chevrolet Volt Not A Match For Toyota Prius Prime[…]

2017 Chevrolet Volt: Eat Your Heart Out, Prius Prime!

It’s pretty much irrefutable that the Toyota Prius Prime has better efficiency specs than the Chevrolet Volt. However, it looks like the Volt is far more popular than its Toyota rival. In November, the Volt had recorded a total of 2,531 sales, which is way higher than any other months this year. Its total year Read more about 2017 Chevrolet Volt: Eat Your Heart Out, Prius Prime![…]

2017 Chevrolet Volt Takes The Crown!

AutoGuide had recently pitted the Chevrolet Volt against the Toyota Prius Prime in a poll to see which is the better vehicle to consumers. With 56 percent of the votes, the Volt sealed the preferred choice title. The Volt comes with a 18.4 kWh lithium-ion battery giving it a 53 mile range. When the battery Read more about 2017 Chevrolet Volt Takes The Crown![…]