It’s pretty amazing that a U.S. manufacturer is on the cutting edge of this technology. Sure, the Nissan Leaf is arguably more advanced, but the Volt’s range is limited only by your ability to stay awake:
And if you want evidence that someone other than GM thinks the car is great, here’s an owner testimonial:
If I needed a car, the Volt would be a strong contender as long as the tax inventives made it comparable in price to, say, a Camry Hybrid.
Yes, I know, GM is the evil company that killed the electric car (if you haven’t seen that documentary, shame on you). Just for fun – here’s a snotty Top Gear presenter clutching his pearls about the EV-1’s range, yet somehow making it home: