TITLE

Volt: It Should Have Been a Winner

AUTHOR(S)
Schweinberg, Christie
PUB. DATE
February 2012
SOURCE
WardsAuto Dealer Business;Feb2012, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the functions and performance of Chevy Volt. The author says that the Volt has remained the only electric vehicle without range anxiety because of its range-extending internal combustion engine. She mentions that there has been no Volt recall nor accidents reported. Moreover, U.S. Department of Transportation secretary Ray LaHood believes that the Volt is safe to ride.
ACCESSION #
71878026

 

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