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Chevrolet Volt

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Best New Cars For Gas Mileage

With gas prices projected to remain well above $3.50 per gallon for the rest of the summer, here are some great fuel-efficient cars that don’t require you give up too much to save on gas.

06/09/2014

Chevrolet Volt

California Carpool Lanes Open To Solo Drivers Of Green Vehicles

A new program is allowing drivers of plug-in vehicles to access California’s carpool lanes solo.

03/01/2012

Chevrolet Cruze 2011

Auto Test: Chevrolet Cruze Vs. Chevrolet Volt

The news that the government is buying a fleet of electric cars, mainly Chevy Volts, will have a mixed effect on consumers.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/25/2011

Chevy Volt

San Francisco Included In Federal Electric Car Program

As part of its plans to go electric, the federal government is buying a small fleet of Chevy Volts and will install power stations in San Francisco and four other cities across the country.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/24/2011

An electrical cord is plugged into a Chevy Volt at the 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show at the Las Vegas Hilton on Jan. 7, 2010 in Las Vegas. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: Electric Cars Moving Into Mainstream Slowly

Big-name electric cars are slowly but steadily making their way from the assembly line onto the streets. Getting one at this point – and for at least another year – will require patience, according to experts.

CBS San Francisco–05/03/2011

Nissan Leaf Electric Car. (Nissan)

$3.9M Approved For Bay Area Electric Car Chargers

Air quality regulators on Wednesday approved another $3.9 million to expand the number of in-home and roadside electric vehicle charging stations in the Bay Area.

CBS San Francisco–02/02/2011

Nissan Leaf Electric Car. (Nissan)

Group Touts Ambitious Plan For Plug-In Cars In California

An alliance of automakers, utilities, regulators and clean-air advocates released an ambitious plan Monday to make California a national leader in accommodating electric vehicles.

CBS San Francisco–12/13/2010

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