General Motors is adding two shifts and about 2,500 hourly and salaried jobs at the Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant to build the new Chevrolet Malibu mid-size sedan and the next-generation Impala large sedan alongside the Chevy Volt and Opel Ampera electric cars.
From a company aiming to replace plastics ingredients now made with petroleum with materials produced by microorganisms in a fermenter, to the manufacturers of a futuristic electronic gun for the military, to the world’s only producer of anthrax vaccine — and much more — Lansing was a fascinating Tech Tour stop.
GLITR Editor Matt Roush professes his undying love for the Chevrolet Volt, provided for his Tech Tour driving pleasure by LaFontaine Chevrolet of Dexter
The 264,000 square foot project will go into an area that used to be a parking lot on the grounds of the company’s Detroit-Hamtramck plant, which is home to the Chevy Volt.
The Chevrolet Volt and the Nissan Leaf are getting top safety marks in their very first independant crash tests.
WWJ AutoBeat Reporter Jeff Gilbert a week in a Chevy Volt extended range electric car. This is his narrative, along with several quick videos.
For consumers wanting to test drive a Chevrolet Volt, the electric car with extended-range capability, the wait is almost over. Chevrolet dealerships in the initial launch markets of California, Connecticut, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Texas, Virginia and Washington, D.C. will be receiving dedicated Volt demonstration vehicles for customer test drives over the next few weeks.
This was the year General Motors Co. and Nissan made good on their promise to bring mass-produced electric cars to the market. But don’t count on seeing one in traffic soon.
The first Chevy Volt has been delivered to a customer Jeffrey Kaffee , of Parsippany, New Jersey, picked up his Volt Wednesday.
The Detroit Public School District says a charity auction of the first Chevrolet Volt offered for sale is bringing in $225,000 for science, technology and other programs.