Occasionally, I must travel beyond my 40-44 mile battery range. I dislike it when the ICE kicks in, but love GE for providing it. In my area, the gasoline I use is "free". Here's why...
In buying a Volt plug-in, my local power company changed my billing rates. Last year's monthly bill averaged $175. This year - WITH THE VOLT - it has averaged $136. The difference makes up for the occasional gas-powered business trip.
In fact, my overall monthly vehicle operating cost is about ... ... ... zero.
(ok, ok, I lose the interest on the $ paid for the car)
Ancient Engineer says: "It's not really yours till you've voided the warranty..."
Chrome carbon-fiber roof to reduce temps, HID headlights, OBD2 display, tint, noise reduction, dashcam, anti-traffic levitation system, and frustrated that my near-perfect Volt offers so few mod opportunities...