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NHTSA Statement on Conclusion of Chevy Volt Investigation

WASHINGTON, DC — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released the following statement today regarding the conclusion of its safety defect investigation into the post-crash fire risk of Chevy Volts (PE11037): Today, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administrat
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2013 Chevrolet Volt Boosts EV Range to 38 Miles

Battery storage capacity increase and cell chemistry changes enable improved range The all-electric vehicle range of the 2013 Chevrolet Volt will be 38 miles on a single charge, providing owners with a three-mile EV range increase from the 2012 model. The miles per gallon equivalent (
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Zipcar Charges Up Car Sharing in Chicago with Electric Vehicle Pilot Program

Members Can Now Zip Around Town on Electricity Instead of Gallons Zipcar, Inc., the world’s leading car sharing network, announced March 22 the launch of the company’s first large-scale electric vehicle (EV) pilot program in Chicago. Beginning today, five Chevrolet Volts a
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Electric Cars No More Prone to Fires Than Gas Autos

U.S. regulators from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, who ended their investigation yesterday into the Chevrolet Volt, said electric- powered vehicles do not pose a greater risk of fire than gasoline cars. “Based on the available data, NHTSA does not believe that Ch
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GM Announces Enhancements to Chevrolet Volt

Changes follow NHTSA investigation into post-severe crash battery performance General Motors announced Jan. 5 enhancements to the vehicle structure and battery coolant system in the Chevrolet Volt that would further protect the battery from the possibility of an electrical fire occurr
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