Contact Us

Best of 2012 February – Fox News Tests The Chevy Volt And It Runs Out of Charge In Lincoln Tunnel!

Chevy Volt runs out of charge on test drive
(photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

This won’t help Chevrolet in their efforts to get the public to buy the Volt, it’s new ‘electric’ car.

Fox News reporter Eric Bolling, who is part of the feature called “The Five,”  recently test drove a Chevy Volt for a few days and his report was less than stellar. Bolling, who with Neil Cavuto anchors Fox Business segments, was recently very hard on the Volt in his business appraisal.  He went to Chevy and asked them to let him demo drive the car with an open mind. Bolling reports that the car consistently ran out of charge between 20-24 miles of electric use — and this after two nights of charging the car for over 12 hours.  He also reports it ran out of juice in the Lincoln Tunnel. Fortunately, the car has a gas engine that will kick in when needed, so he was not stranded. Watch “The Five on Fox” discuss his adventures. Some of the panel members said GM is selling the car on the “Girl Scout Cookie” mantra: you don’t buy the cookies because they are affordable and delicious, you buy them to support the Girl Scouts. They said you buy the Volt not because it’s a great car, but because you want to help the environment.

Best of Newstalk 870

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://newstalk870.am using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Newsmembers quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Newsmembers contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.