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2016 Chevy Volt will have longer range, lower price tag

2016 Chevy Volt will have longer range, lower price tag

Consumers will be able to squeeze more juice out of the 2016 Volt. Chevrolet has announced that the second generation of its plug-in electric hybrid sedan can travel 53 miles on electric power before its gas-powered engine kicks in.  That's well up from the 38-mile range offered on the first-generation Volt. The new mileage marker puts the 2016 Volt in range of many leading all-electric vehicles, which are not equipped with gas motors and require a sometimes lengthy plug-in before they can begin driving again. While a $100,000 Tesla Model S can go as much as 265 miles on a full charge, the more affordable EVs have a range of considerably less — and considerably...

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