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GM suspends production of Chevy Volt due to weak demand

CHICAGO — General Motors said Friday it has suspended production of its electric Chevy Volt for five weeks in order to match supply to weak demand. “We’re going to take five weeks of downtime at the plant as we are going to build to what the market demands,” spokeswoman Michelle…

Man proves Gingrich wrong, puts gun rack in Chevy Volt

Despite what Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich claims, it is possible to put a gun rack in the 2012 Chevy Volt electric car. At a campaign event in Georgia over the weekend, the former House Speaker told supporters that he would bring back cheaper gas because “you can’t put a…

More Chevy Volt battery fires lead to Federal investigation

US federal regulators have launched a formal safety defect investigation of the Chevrolet Volt after new battery fires in tests, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said. Earlier this month, US officials said they had launched an investigation into electric vehicle safety after a damaged lithium battery in a Volt…

The greenest car you’ve (likely) never heard of

GREENSBURG, Indiana — The greenest car you’ve likely never heard of will soon be hitting Honda showrooms across the United States as the Japanese automaker expands sales of its compressed natural gas powered Civic. Honda has been quietly winning green car awards for more than a decade as it cautiously…

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