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Top Tech in the Chevrolet Volt

The Chevrolet Volt is an eco-friendly hybrid that is capable of amazing feats of technology. Inside and out, the Chevrolet Volt will keep you wanting to drive more (and its fuel-efficient drivetrain will make that easy on your wallet). EV Power for the Masses Chevrolet made the Volt a hybrid which can go 53 miles on 100-percent EV power, no gas required. When you want to go further than work and back, you also have a Atkinson cycle engine that will extend the range for another 420 miles. As a…

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History of the Electric Vehicle

Before Nikola Tesla revolutionized the world with his engineering gizmo in 1887, an alternating current electrical supply system, humanity has been fiddling with electric vehicles. The first electric vehicle ran off a small electric motor, both of which were invented by Hungarian inventor Ányos Jedlik in 1828. It wasn’t long after when other inventors joined in similar endeavors, including a blacksmith whose EV operated off electrified tracks and a professor who created a non-rechargeable EV, though none of these were really practical modes of transportation. Around the late 1840s, electric…

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2016 Acura NSX Automotive News 

Top Green Vehicles at Drive Revolution

Each year, members of the Northwest Automotive Press Association (NWAPA) gather to test and evaluate the latest in eco-friendly and tech-filled vehicles. For 2016, journalists drove 14 of the most technologically advanced and fuel efficient vehicles in the automotive industry. Here are the top green vehicles at Drive Revolution 2016. Journalists evaluate vehicles not just for what kind of green tech they have, but also on cost, design, and more. In the end, only four can come out on top of NWAPA’s 2016 Drive Revolution.   NWAPA Green Vehicle of…

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Head to Head: 2016 Mercedes B-Class vs. 2016 BMW i3

As more and more fully-electric vehicles come onto the market, it’s more and more likely you’ll be seeing some high-class versions for those who desire eco-friendly and refined automobiles. Such is the case with the Mercedes-Benz B-Class and the BMW i3. In a market dominated by the Nissan Leaf, Kia Soul EV, Fiat 500e, Volkswagen eGolf, Chevrolet Volt, Ford Fusion EV, and the Toyota Prius, it’s about time the luxury manufacturers stepped into the game. While other EV competitors may start around the $25K mark, the 2016 Mercedes-Benz B-Class starts…

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2016 Chevrolet Volt Automotive News 

2016 Chevrolet Volt gets EPA rated 53 miles of EV driving

The upcoming 2016 Chevrolet Volt has finally received its official EPA rating – and we have some good news for you. The second-generation Chevrolet Volt with its new extended range electric propulsion system will deliver 53 miles of pure electric driving – resulting in nearly a 40 percent improvement over the previous model. When it comes to gasoline power, the Volt’s new 1.5-liter engine will offer an EPA-estimated fuel economy of 42 mpg. Chevrolet says that it expects many of the 2016 Volt buyers to use electric power for more…

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