Chevrolet Volt

A Chevy Volt sips electrons at the Holiday Inn West Bay in Traverse City

Solar Power Growing As Volt Charging Source

Mark Hildebrandt developed an interest in clean energy in the 1970s. Over the years, it became his career — he owns a company that installs solar panels — so it’s only natural that he counts […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/30/2011

The 2011 Spring Tech Tour Mobile, a Chevrolet Volt from La Fontaine Automotive Group, enjoys the view of the bay while sipping electrons at the Holiday Inn West Bay in Traverse City.

Tech Tour Day One: Dearborn To TC

The Great Lakes Innovation and Technology Report’s Seventh Annual Spring Tech Tour is officially under way.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/15/2011

tech tour car

It’s Time Again For The GLITR Tech Tour!

GLITR’s 7th annual Spring Tech Tour starts Monday in Traverse City, and continues Tuesday in the Great Lakes Bay cities of Midland and Bay City, Wednesday in Grand Rapids, Thursday in Kalamazoo and Friday in Lansing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/12/2011


Going Pump Free: Volt Owners Go 1,000 Miles Between Fill-Ups

General Motors reported Thursday that Chevrolet Volt owners made fewer trips to the gas station in March, going an average of 30 days – or nearly a month – between fill-ups.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/21/2011

Awards and Certifications From April 6

The latest awards, prizes and industry certifications won by Michigan’s technoloogy-focused companies, institutions and people


2011 Chevrolet Volt Production Show Car

Chevy Hosts Women’s WebChat On Volt

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Chevrolet is hosting a web chat Tuesday afternoon with four women involved in the design, development, manufacture and marketing of the Chevrolet Volt, the world’s first electric vehicle with extended-range capability.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/22/2011


Chevy Volt Owners Write Their Own Fuel Economy Stories

Since he took delivery of his 2011 Chevrolet Volt in December, Mike DiPisa is averaging 231 miles per gallon of gasoline. Two other Volt owners also share their stories of high-mpg commuting.


Consumers Energy, Collaborators Celebrate First Volt In GR

On the day celebrating the “wearing of the green,” Consumers Energy and other local collaborators marked a milestone in the “greening” of Grand Rapids: The arrival of the first locally owned plug-in electric vehicle at the utility’s public charging station.



Volt’s Special Gas Tank Ensures Little-Used Fuel Stays Fresh

The Chevrolet Volt features various technologies to ensure that the gasoline in its tank — which depending on owners’ driving style might last months — stays fresh. Other technologies make sure the gasoline engine components, used only to charge the electric car’s batteries, stay property lubricated and maintatined.


Electric Car Interest – Daily Poll

Buyers of electric cars would get a boost from President Obama’s proposed budget. With that in mind here’s our daily poll. What make and model of electric car are you looking at? What factors make you not interested in electric cars right now?