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Chevy Volt Switches to Gas - (Very) Instant Impression

Here's a very quick take on one of the most important aspects of the Volt. What happens when the car taps into the reserve gas tank? Autoline correspondent Craig Cole took it for a long-distance drive and was able to record the transition. The result? Well, you'll just have to see.


 


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Chevy Volt Test Drive
GM has been hyping the Chevrolet Volt for years and now Autoline has finally had a chance to drive the company's extended-range EV. Is it a game changer like GM says it is or does it fall short of the hype? Click "play" to find out.





Dandelion Rubber? - Autoline Daily 639
China's Ministry of Commerce is accusing the United States of dumping cars in China. Ford is teaming up with The Ohio State University to figure out how to use dandelions as a sustainable resource for rubber. Bob Stempel, the former Chairman and CEO of General Motors, passed away last weekend. All that and more, plus John shares his take on the Buick Regal turbo.





Sirens of Chrome - Autoline After Hours 102
This week the AAH studio is transformed into a swinging boutique as we take a look back at the history of auto show models with author Margery Krevsky. Margery wrote the book "Sirens of Chrome," which details the transformation of models into knowledgeable product specialists. We'll be getting a look at some vintage outfits from the past 50 years, modeled by contemporary product specialists. These are the dresses that stood alongside cars such as John Lennon's Rolls-Royce, the Ford Sunliner and Pontiac Firebird. Per usual, we'll also be getting into the news of the week. John McElroy is joined in studio by the Autoextremist, Peter De Lorenzo.





Catch the "Sirens of Chrome" on AAH!
This Thursday evening, we'll be talking with Margery Krevsky, the author of Sirens of Chrome, her book on the history of auto show models -- now known as product specialists -- over the last 100 years. But in addition to hearing all about this cool part of automotive history, we'll be seeing some of it as well, as we turn our studio into swinging boutique for the evening as Margery's specialists model several high-octane dresses from the last 50 years of auto shows. So join us this Thursday, May 12th at 7pm Eastern at our website: http://www.autolinedetroit.tv





I Test Drive the Chevy Volt!
http://300mpg.org/ Finally, I get to go for a test drive in the Volt! Real-world, actual first time test drive - open thoughts and opinions on the car.





Chevy Volt Sub-Zero Start and Drive
Does an electric car even work when it is -12f? Sure! Also a tour of remote start, key fob remote range, and navigation system. Road-tripping in a Volt: http://youtu.be/Fdua40hYdpk





Chevy Volt Reviews | Real Customer Review of the Chevy Volt
http://www.peltierchevrolettyler.com Recent 2011 Chevy Volt purchaser John Cobb gives his Chevy Volt Review and comments about his new electric car. Besides the fuel economy of the Chevy Volt John enjoys the quietness of the vehicle and the room the Volt offers to carry things like bikes. John is an avid cyclist and inventor so he appreciates the design and technology in the Chevy Volt. His other car happens to be a Porsche 911 that is the complete opposite of his new Chevy Volt.





Chevrolet Volt Long Distance Trip Review 2
Check out one of the first documented long distance trips in the new Chevrolet Volt. This ten hour trip was from Virginia to Atlanta, Georgia. View the features that the Volt incorporates to switch back and forth from Gas to Electric





Chevy Volt Road Review
In the summer 2011 issue of MyTekLife magazine, we review the 2011 Chevy Volt. MyTekLifeTV host Warren Jones takes us for a drive in Chevy's latest innovation - http://www.myteklife.com





Chevy Volt - 9 Months and 9000 miles with this amazing GM hybrid electric car [Review]
http://www.redferret.net/?p=34759 .The Chevy Volt is charging ahead in the electrifying battle to become the #1 plug in hybrid. OK, so how cheesy an opening is that, but the reality is that for the first time since the horse drawn carriage, gasoline is slowly becoming more of an optional part of the personal transportation equation. At least that's the way it seems right now...gas powered skateboards may change the balance once again if they get popular. But I digress. The Volt isn't the first electric car, nor is it the sportiest (hello Fisker Karma), or the one with furthest range (nice to meet you Tesla Model S), the cheapest, the largest, the shiniest, and it can't make balloon animals. However...it is definitely a landmark vehicle. The Chevy Volt is simply the most practical plug in hybrid ever created, and I am not surprised that it won the European Car of the Year at the Geneva Motor Show this summer (http://www.wired.com/autopia/2012/03/volt-ampera-europe-car-year/). It combines a 35-40 mile electric range with a surprisingly agile internal combustion engine (aka "gas engine"). Of course, electric driving range is just one feature, even a golf cart can stagger a few miles on an electric charge. The Volt however manages to combine plug-in technology and practicality in a fun-to-drive package, and the result is a vehicle which achieves a phenomenal gas mileage while at the same time offering conventional sedan style comfort and style. And what other car comes with not just one, but two smartphone apps to keep you informed and in touch with your vehicle? Most importantly, you don't need to worry about running out of battery charge half way to your destination, as with other electric vehicles. We definitely haven't seen the last of this kind of imaginative and innovative technology. Check out my video review below which bursts quite a number of myth balloons about this brave engineering gamble from General Motors. More at www.redferret.net





2011 Chevrolet Volt front and side crash tests
Insurance Institute Test Results: Frontal offset: Good Side impact: Good Performance in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's crash tests is one factor in Consumer Reports' recommendations for new and used vehicles. Other criteria are CR testing & reliability ratings, plus government safety test results.





Volt Handling in Snow
Volt traction in the snow is extremely impressive. When driving, it almost feels like there's no snow on the ground. I tried to capture that fact in this short video. This isn't meant to show a major snow storm, but the fact that from what I've seen, the Volt handles better than in these particular conditions than other cars and SUV's I've driven.





Chevrolet Volt Review - Long Distance Trip
Check out one of the first documented long distance trips in the new Chevrolet Volt. This ten hour trip was from Virginia to Atlanta, Georgia. See how the Volt switches from battery to gas without any notice.





2014 Chevy Volt 0-60 MPH & Hot Lap Leader Board Review
( http://www.TFLcar.com ) The 2014 Chevy Volt is a electric car that can also run on petroleum. But you can own the Volt your entire life and never use a drop of gas. In another accurate, fun and Informative TFLcar review, Nathan and Roman find out just how fast the Checy Volt is from 0-60 MPH and how fast it will do a hot lap on the TFLcar racetrack. Check us out on: Facebook: ( https://www.facebook.com/tflcar ) Twitter: ( https://www.twitter.com/tflcar ) and now even Truck Videos on YouTube at: The Fast Lane Truck ( http://www.youtube.com/user/tflcar ) and classic cars as well at: TFLClassics ( http://www.youtube.com/user/ClassicsUnleashed )





How to drive a chevy volt
How to drive a Chevy volt using regenerative braking on demand for maximum electric range, and best fuel efficiency.





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