Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says the Chevy Volt is safe to drive even though the government is investigating fires caused by damage to the electric car’s battery.
General Motors will buy Chevrolet Volts back from any owner who is afraid the electric cars will catch fire, the company’s CEO said Thursday.
General Motors says it will offer free loaner cars to Chevy Volt owners if they’re concerned about the cars catching fire.
A Chevrolet Volt that caught fire three weeks after its lithium-ion battery was damaged in a government crash test has regulators taking a harder look at the safety of electric car batteries, federal officials said Friday.
The two stations, now in the Macomb County Administration Building parking lot, were a gift from DTE.
Members of the President’s Council on Environmental Quality had the opportunity to tour Ford and General Motors electric car operations in the Detroit-area Tuesday.
It is anticipated that GM will add 2,500 jobs at its Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant, to build its next generation Chevy Impala.
A second vehicle–converted from a regular gasoline-powered car to an electric vehicle by the owner–was also in the garage.
It’s a brand new Chevy Volt for Senator Carl Levin, it’s his first electric vehicle.
Grand Rapids-based Bazen Electric said it had been certified as the residential installer for Level II electric vehicle chargers throughout West Michigan.