The following cars represent the most technically advanced available.
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.
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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.
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.
Chevrolet ups the price incentive on the Volt as all-electric rivals get price drops.
GM will likely show off a 2016 version of its Chevrolet Volt next year, which should come in at a lower cost and be improved all around.
Two pieces of ostensibly conflicting news last week gave fodder to proponents and opponents of GM's pathbreaking plug-in hybrid car.
Half battery, half engine, but a lot of tech to go with it. Just don't call it a hybrid.
GM engineers tweaked the 2013 Chevrolet Volt's battery cell chemistry to increase capacity, electric range, and overall fuel economy.
As GM restarts production of its plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, will this reduce the decibel level of some the harsher criticism?