Category: GM

Mr. Mobile Reviews the 2017 Chevy Volt

Mr. Mobile gives an in-depth review of the new, 2017 Chevy Volt. Chevy has made some key enhancements since 2012, make sure you are up to date with all the new features.  The 2017 Chevy Volt includes self-parking, proximity sensors, front and rear mounted cameras that indicates when you are near an obstacle, blind spot

Be a vehicular environmentalist with these fuel-efficient cars in 2016

Car manufacturers have been working hard to produce cars which have lower emissions and have as little an effect as possible on the environment. However, despite the good intention behind these vehicles the number of sales is declining, in parallel with the reduction in the cost of fuel. As fuel becomes cheaper it is easier

Info on the Chevy Volt’s Safety Enhancements

Long story short, GM will be strenthening the Volt’s frame that protects the battery pack from side impact collisions, and make enhancments to the vehicle’s battery cooling system.  The enhancements come in response to a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Preliminary Evaluation which found that a full-scale vehicle crash test last May resulted in an

Electric Cars – The Future has Arrived!

Electric cars. For years they’ve been a pipe dream; an experiment, something for Jeremy Clarkson to laugh at. By 2012 however, that could all change, with the imminent release of a couple of vehicles… Earlier this year, Vauxhall offered its Ellesmere Port staff an opportunity to see the new hybrid car, the Ampera, ahead of

Pre-Production Chevy Volt Test Drive

This is a neat video of a pre-production Volt in action. You actually get a first-hand perspective of what it is like to ride in this range extended plug-in electric vehicle. The car is basically complete, with a working LCD screen in the dash. The passengers note that the car does have a good amount

GM’s 230 MPG Volt Campaign

I watch YouTube more than I care to admit. Last week I noticed a mystifying advertisement before many of the videos: A green screen with a large number 230, with the 0 depicted as a winking standard electrical wall outlet, and a smaller date 8-11 underneath. Since I had no idea what the numbers meant,