The following cars represent the most technically advanced available.
After a little more than three years on the market, the plug-in hybrid Volt is approaching 60,000 units sold. Is that enough momentum to compete with the mind share of the Prius and Tesla? We ask General Motors.
General Motors, responding to price competition in the electric vehicle market, cuts the price of its plug-in hybrid to $34,995.
Like other electric cars, the 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV offers limited usage scenarios due to its range, but its drivetrain is ultraefficient and surprisingly powerful.
Two pieces of ostensibly conflicting news last week gave fodder to proponents and opponents of GM's pathbreaking plug-in hybrid car.
Although pricey, the 2011 Chevrolet Volt will work excellently for anyone who commutes less than 40 miles, as it requires almost no gas during a typical week while providing a comfortable ride.
Half battery, half engine, but a lot of tech to go with it. Just don't call it a hybrid.
Chevrolet ups the price incentive on the Volt as all-electric rivals get price drops.
GM sold more than 7,000 units of the European version of the extended range electric vehicle since it went on sale in February.
Sales of the Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt electric cars start slow in 2012, with Volt sales apparently impacted by a now closed safety investigation.
GM found itself in the hot seat after a Volt caught fire three weeks after crash tests, leading the NHTSA to question all EV makers about battery safety.