Chevrolet Volt http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Chevrolet Volt en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Mon, 29 Dec 2014 00:00:01 MST Mon, 29 Dec 2014 06:55:45 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Small cars fare poorly in crash safety tests http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657572/Small-cars-fare-poorly-in-crash-safety-tests.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657572/Small-cars-fare-poorly-in-crash-safety-tests.html The four-door Mini Cooper Countryman was the only one of 12 cars to earn a top rating of "good" in new frontal crash tests. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 06:47:01 MDT Auto industry gets serious about lighter materials http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654713/Auto-industry-gets-serious-about-lighter-materials.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654713/Auto-industry-gets-serious-about-lighter-materials.html Roofs made of carbon fiber. Plastic windshields. Bumpers fashioned out of aluminum foam. Mon, 09 Jun 2014 15:18:54 MDT States look to tax hybrids to recoup lost road funding http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631808/States-look-to-tax-hybrids-to-recoup-lost-road-funding.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631808/States-look-to-tax-hybrids-to-recoup-lost-road-funding.html North Carolina is joining a growing number of states exploring new fees for hybrid and electric car owners to help make up... Sun, 09 Jun 2013 13:18:32 MDT Justin Bieber and Taylor Lautner own hearts and hybrid cars http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568935/Justin-Bieber-and-Taylor-Lautner-own-hearts-and-hybrid-cars.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568935/Justin-Bieber-and-Taylor-Lautner-own-hearts-and-hybrid-cars.html In the teen-heartthrob world, saving money on gas is the cool thing to do, and everyday people can be part of the trend too,... Mon, 17 Dec 2012 12:08:10 MST New electric car gets 118 mpg, but costs add up http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765581296/New-electric-car-gets-118-mpg-but-costs-add-up.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765581296/New-electric-car-gets-118-mpg-but-costs-add-up.html At 118 miles per gallon, the Honda Fit electric vehicle is the most fuel-efficient in the United States. But getting that... Wed, 06 Jun 2012 18:54:41 MDT Should Congress pull plug on electric car subsidies http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765578836/Should-Congress-pull-plug-on-electric-car-subsidies.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765578836/Should-Congress-pull-plug-on-electric-car-subsidies.html Weighing the pros and cons of electric car subsidies. Sun, 27 May 2012 00:00:00 MDT China's dream of electric car leadership elusive http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765571118/Chinas-dream-of-electric-car-leadership-elusive.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765571118/Chinas-dream-of-electric-car-leadership-elusive.html China's leaders are finding it's a lot tougher to create a world-beating electric car industry than they hoped. Tue, 24 Apr 2012 12:50:36 MDT Hybrid and electric cars see record sales in March http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765568419/Hybrid-and-electric-cars-see-record-sales-in-March.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765568419/Hybrid-and-electric-cars-see-record-sales-in-March.html Americans are buying record numbers of hybrid and electric cars as gas prices climb and new models arrive in showrooms,... Fri, 13 Apr 2012 21:06:50 MDT Globe-circling tour promoting electric cars visits Salt Lake City http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553419/Globe-circling-tour-promoting-electric-cars-visits-Salt-Lake-City.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553419/Globe-circling-tour-promoting-electric-cars-visits-Salt-Lake-City.html Tue, 03 Apr 2012 16:42:29 MDT Austerity brings smaller cars to Geneva auto show http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765556884/Austerity-brings-smaller-cars-to-Geneva-auto-show.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765556884/Austerity-brings-smaller-cars-to-Geneva-auto-show.html Automakers are thinking small — in size, not ambition. Mon, 05 Mar 2012 21:10:34 MST Austerity brings smaller cars to Geneva auto show http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765556701/Austerity-brings-smaller-cars-to-Geneva-auto-show.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765556701/Austerity-brings-smaller-cars-to-Geneva-auto-show.html Automakers are thinking small — in size, not ambition. Mon, 05 Mar 2012 08:15:29 MST GM to suspend production of Chevrolet Volt http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765556039/GM-to-suspend-production-of-Chevrolet-Volt.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765556039/GM-to-suspend-production-of-Chevrolet-Volt.html General Motors is suspending production of its Chevrolet Volt electric car for five weeks amid disappointing sales. Fri, 02 Mar 2012 17:51:08 MST January auto sales down for GM, but industry is up http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700221008/January-auto-sales-down-for-GM-but-industry-is-up.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700221008/January-auto-sales-down-for-GM-but-industry-is-up.html Chrysler's January U.S. sales jumped 44 percent over a year ago and Ford's rose 7 percent, kicking off what is expected to be... Wed, 01 Feb 2012 08:30:19 MST Economy grew 2.8 pct. in Q4, but outlook is hazy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700219569/Economy-grew-28-pct-in-Q4-but-outlook-is-hazy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700219569/Economy-grew-28-pct-in-Q4-but-outlook-is-hazy.html The economy grew late last year at a pace that in normal times would suggest it's healthy. Fri, 27 Jan 2012 09:35:37 MST Safety regulator: 'We pulled no punches' on Volt http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700218891/Safety-regulator-We-pulled-no-punches-on-Volt.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700218891/Safety-regulator-We-pulled-no-punches-on-Volt.html The government "pulled no punches" in investigating battery fires in the Volt, General Motors' prized electric car, the head... Wed, 25 Jan 2012 15:08:09 MST Kan. lawmakers consider new fee for electric cars http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700218577/Kan-lawmakers-consider-new-fee-for-electric-cars.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700218577/Kan-lawmakers-consider-new-fee-for-electric-cars.html Using less gas is an advantage for the few Kansans who've bought electric cars, but a state legislator worried Tuesday about... Tue, 24 Jan 2012 17:02:14 MST GM CEO defends company over Chevy Volt battery http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700218499/GM-CEO-defends-company-over-Chevy-Volt-battery.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700218499/GM-CEO-defends-company-over-Chevy-Volt-battery.html The chairman and CEO of General Motors Co. is defending the company over battery fires in Chevrolet Volt electric cars last... Tue, 24 Jan 2012 13:55:39 MST Average age of U.S. vehicles hits record 10.8 years http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700216217/Average-age-of-US-vehicles-hits-record-108-years.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700216217/Average-age-of-US-vehicles-hits-record-108-years.html That clunker in America's driveway has reached a record old age, but there are signs that people may be growing confident... Tue, 17 Jan 2012 12:00:03 MST GM to add more steel to Volt to protect battery http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700212762/GM-to-add-more-steel-to-Volt-to-protect-battery.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700212762/GM-to-add-more-steel-to-Volt-to-protect-battery.html General Motors is advising Volt owners to return their electric cars to dealers for repairs that will lower the risk of... Thu, 05 Jan 2012 16:27:22 MST GM to add more steel to Volt to protect battery http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700212667/GM-to-add-more-steel-to-Volt-to-protect-battery.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700212667/GM-to-add-more-steel-to-Volt-to-protect-battery.html General Motors is advising Volt owners to return their electric cars to dealers for repairs that will better protect the... Thu, 05 Jan 2012 12:26:09 MST Americans expected to buy more cars in 2012 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700212370/Americans-expected-to-buy-more-cars-in-2012.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700212370/Americans-expected-to-buy-more-cars-in-2012.html Strong sales in December capped off a great year for U.S. carmakers — especially Chrysler — and 2012 should be... Wed, 04 Jan 2012 22:20:06 MST US auto industry to post another good sales year http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700212094/US-auto-industry-to-post-another-good-sales-year.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700212094/US-auto-industry-to-post-another-good-sales-year.html After hitting a 30-year low in 2009, U.S. auto sales are poised for a second straight year of growth — the result of... Tue, 03 Jan 2012 13:20:38 MST U.S. auto sales poised for another year of growth http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700211910/US-auto-sales-poised-for-another-year-of-growth.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700211910/US-auto-sales-poised-for-another-year-of-growth.html After hitting a 30-year low in 2009, U.S. auto sales are poised for a second straight year of growth in 2012 — the... Mon, 02 Jan 2012 12:23:23 MST George F. Will: Ring in a conservative year by broadening vision http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700211408/Ring-in-a-conservative-year-by-broadening-vision.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700211408/Ring-in-a-conservative-year-by-broadening-vision.html Although they have become prone to apocalyptic forebodings about the fragility of the nation's institutions and traditions... Sun, 01 Jan 2012 00:00:00 MST GM CEO wants to speed up change http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700207614/GM-CEO-wants-to-speed-up-change.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700207614/GM-CEO-wants-to-speed-up-change.html Dan Akerson is hardly a corporate diplomat. Fri, 16 Dec 2011 10:41:10 MST AP Source: Coolant leak likely cause of Volt fires http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700204697/AP-Source-Coolant-leak-likely-cause-of-Volt-fires.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700204697/AP-Source-Coolant-leak-likely-cause-of-Volt-fires.html The liquid solution that cools the Chevrolet Volt's batteries is the likely cause of fires that broke out inside the electric... Tue, 06 Dec 2011 20:36:15 MST GM to offer free loaner cars to Volt owners http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700202019/GM-to-offer-free-loaner-cars-to-Volt-owners.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700202019/GM-to-offer-free-loaner-cars-to-Volt-owners.html General Motors is offering free loaner cars to Chevrolet Volt owners worried about the vehicles catching fire. Mon, 28 Nov 2011 11:31:05 MST Feds probe new battery fires in Chevrolet Volt http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700201538/Feds-probe-new-battery-fires-in-Chevrolet-Volt.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700201538/Feds-probe-new-battery-fires-in-Chevrolet-Volt.html The government is investigating new fires involving the lithium-ion batteries in General Motors Co.'s Chevrolet Volt to... Sat, 26 Nov 2011 06:40:31 MST More post-crash battery fires involving Chevy Volt http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700201421/More-post-crash-battery-fires-involving-Chevy-Volt.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700201421/More-post-crash-battery-fires-involving-Chevy-Volt.html New fires involving the lithium-ion batteries in General Motors Co.'s Chevrolet Volt have prompted an investigation to assess... Fri, 25 Nov 2011 18:30:36 MST Electric car battery catches fire after crash test http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700196925/Electric-car-battery-catches-fire-after-crash-test.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700196925/Electric-car-battery-catches-fire-after-crash-test.html A Chevrolet Volt that caught fire three weeks after its lithium-ion battery was damaged in a government crash test has... Fri, 11 Nov 2011 14:09:25 MST Important milestones in Chevy's first century http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700194020/Important-milestones-in-Chevys-first-century.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700194020/Important-milestones-in-Chevys-first-century.html nt dates in the 100-year history of General Motors Co.'s Chevrolet brand: Wed, 02 Nov 2011 15:05:24 MDT GM agrees EV cooperation in China amid pressures http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700180759/GM-agrees-EV-cooperation-in-China-amid-pressures.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700180759/GM-agrees-EV-cooperation-in-China-amid-pressures.html General Motors Co. agreed Tuesday to deepen cooperation with its flagship Chinese partner on development of electric vehicle... Tue, 20 Sep 2011 06:00:55 MDT Factory output mostly weak in August outside autos http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700179372/Factory-output-mostly-weak-in-August-outside-autos.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700179372/Factory-output-mostly-weak-in-August-outside-autos.html Manufacturing was mostly weak in August, a troubling sign for the economy. But auto production increased for the second... Thu, 15 Sep 2011 08:31:14 MDT Quest for gas mileage may make spare tires extinct http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700178811/Quest-for-gas-mileage-may-make-spare-tires-extinct.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700178811/Quest-for-gas-mileage-may-make-spare-tires-extinct.html Say you just bought a new car, and the right front tire goes flat as you're driving down the freeway. Tue, 13 Sep 2011 11:40:46 MDT Strong autos drove July factory orders up 2.4 pct. http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700175181/Strong-autos-drove-July-factory-orders-up-24-pct.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700175181/Strong-autos-drove-July-factory-orders-up-24-pct.html Wed, 31 Aug 2011 08:25:40 MDT Electric cars get a charge out of Portland street http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700171296/Electric-cars-get-a-charge-out-of-Portland-street.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700171296/Electric-cars-get-a-charge-out-of-Portland-street.html Electric car drivers will get a charge out of a block-long stretch of a downtown Portland street that's been dubbed "Electric... Tue, 16 Aug 2011 15:55:56 MDT Idaho among last to get electric cars http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700169166/Idaho-among-last-to-get-electric-cars.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700169166/Idaho-among-last-to-get-electric-cars.html Sun, 07 Aug 2011 21:18:22 MDT GM profit doubles as global sales and prices rise http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700168328/GM-profit-doubles-as-global-sales-and-prices-rise.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700168328/GM-profit-doubles-as-global-sales-and-prices-rise.html After years of big discounts, GM is finally getting a good price for its cars and trucks, and it's helping the company's... Thu, 04 Aug 2011 21:34:00 MDT Factory orders dropped 0.8 percent in June http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700168076/Factory-orders-dropped-08-percent-in-June.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700168076/Factory-orders-dropped-08-percent-in-June.html Businesses cut back on orders for airplanes, autos and heavy machinery in June, lowering demand for factory goods for the... Wed, 03 Aug 2011 08:35:23 MDT Manufacturing growth hits lowest level in 2 years http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700167507/Manufacturing-growth-hits-lowest-level-in-2-years.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700167507/Manufacturing-growth-hits-lowest-level-in-2-years.html Manufacturing activity barely grew in July, falling to the weakest level since just after the recession ended, a private... Mon, 01 Aug 2011 08:25:38 MDT Nissan raises price of Leaf, expands ordering http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700164209/Nissan-raises-price-of-Leaf-expands-ordering.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700164209/Nissan-raises-price-of-Leaf-expands-ordering.html Tue, 19 Jul 2011 10:53:54 MDT Charging stations along I-5 in Wash. due this year http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700151470/Charging-stations-along-I-5-in-Wash-due-this-year.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700151470/Charging-stations-along-I-5-in-Wash-due-this-year.html Washington state transportation officials on Wednesday announced a new initiative to place electric vehicle charging stations... Wed, 13 Jul 2011 18:05:31 MDT White House considers big boost to fuel economy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700147494/White-House-considers-big-boost-to-fuel-economy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700147494/White-House-considers-big-boost-to-fuel-economy.html Mon, 27 Jun 2011 13:46:21 MDT Granholm portrait is unveiled at Michigan Capitol http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700133188/Granholm-portrait-is-unveiled-at-Michigan-Capitol.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700133188/Granholm-portrait-is-unveiled-at-Michigan-Capitol.html Former Gov. Jennifer Granholm's official portrait shows Michigan's first female elected governor with one hand on a globe and... Fri, 06 May 2011 13:35:50 MDT China auto market cools as GM sales fall in April http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700133102/China-auto-market-cools-as-GM-sales-fall-in-April.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700133102/China-auto-market-cools-as-GM-sales-fall-in-April.html General Motors Co. and its joint ventures sold 203,367 vehicles in China in April, down nearly 5 percent from a year earlier... Fri, 06 May 2011 04:20:09 MDT GM Cruzes to 1Q profit of $3.2B http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700133005/GM-Cruzes-to-1Q-profit-of-32B.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700133005/GM-Cruzes-to-1Q-profit-of-32B.html GM is on Cruze control. Thu, 05 May 2011 22:10:20 MDT