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In a study based on two sets of focus groups conducted in 2011 and 2012, it was revealed that women and men engaged their electric cars differently despite having similar driving experiences.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Friday that it’s closing the probe and believes the Volt and other electric cars don’t pose a greater risk of fire than gas-powered vehicles.
U.S. auto-safety regulators are examining the safety of lithium-ion batteries that power all plug-in electric vehicles after a General Motors Co. (GM) Chevrolet Volt caught fire, people familiar with the probe said.
The electric Spark will go on sale in 2013 in select markets, following the 2012 introduction of the gas-burning version, the automaker said today during a media event at its Detroit headquarters commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Chevrolet brand. A123 Systems Inc., based in Waltham, Massachusetts, will supply batteries for the electric vehicle.
Several car companies are set to release new electric/hybrid models in the coming years, but which cars have the best chance of winning over the hearts of Americans?
In response to Nissan’s gas powered everything ads, Chevrolet has released its own advertisements for the Volt, hoping to boost sales for its all-electric vehicle.