TodayApril 16, 2022

Chevy Volt saves 16,000,000 gallons of gasoline on Driving the Nation

Los Angeles auto show

At the 2013 Los Angeles auto show Mike Robinson, Vice President of Sustainability and Global Regulatory Affairs for General Motors, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about the Chevy Volt, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) mandates.

Robinson says that the Chevy Volt alone has driven over 300,000,000 miles on electric energy alone, saving over 16,000,000 gallons of gasoline. General Motors knows these are reliable numbers because they come through the On-Star system.

General Motors has 107 landfill-free plants – you put more in the landfill than 107 General Motor’s manufacturing plants. says that General Motors does more with solar panels than any other car manufacturer.

Lou Ann Hammond

Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a founding member of the Women's World Car of the Year #WWCOTY, and board member of the Women in Automotive.