Consumer Reports find mixed results with plug-in car salespeople
Plug-in car salespeople vary widely, says Con…
Posted 9 hours ago

Looks like there is a difference between plug-in salespeople – particularly between Chevrolet and Toyota – not to mention other brands.

A four-month-long survey using 19 secret shoppers inquiring about…

Plug-in car salespeople vary widely, says Con…
Get set for Elio Motors’ launch in 2015
Get set for Elio Motors’ launch in 2015
Posted 1 day ago

What do you think of this? There seems to be something resonating (in a big way) with Americans about a basic set of (3) wheels that costs about what a…

Get set for Elio Motors’ launch in 2015
Canadian plug-in rally sets Guinness world record
Canadian plug-in gathering sets Guinness worl…
Posted 2 days ago

One hundred and seventy-eight Chevrolet Volts turned out to be the by-far heaviest plug-in car presence at a world record gathering last Friday in Montreal.

Photo credit: Frédéric Lavigne https://www.flickr.com/photos/flavigne/

The…

Canadian plug-in gathering sets Guinness worl…
BMW to show its Concept X5 PHEV in New York
BMW to show its Concept X5 PHEV in New York
Posted 3 days ago

Note - Some have already compared this to the Volt. That's a bit of a stretch, but as a PHEV with 19-20 miles AER or so, and the performance of…

BMW to show its Concept X5 PHEV in New York
GM and Mercedes-Benz execs both speak out about Tesla
GM and Mercedes-Benz execs both speak out abo…
Posted 6 days ago

Automaker representatives hear the “what about Tesla” question enough, and this week in New York, both Cadillac and Mercedes-Benz fired back.

As we also know, GM has tasked a team to…

GM and Mercedes-Benz execs both speak out abo…
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Cheaper way to produce graphene and carbon nanotubes together.



Posted on 24 April 2014 by rhodomel
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Restaurant Hooked me with free juice




Posted on 24 April 2014 by flyingron
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There's a restaurant that opened a couple of years ago near the UPS Store I use for my parcel deliveries. I actually stopped in there during one...

Hello.




Posted on 24 April 2014 by ckl
10 replies | 246 views
Just wanted to introduce myself even though I'm not yet an owner of a Volt. My name is Chris. I've been lurking these forums and learning how great...

Stock 2014 Rims for Sale




Posted on 24 April 2014 by canezino
3 replies | 264 views
I was able to swap out my stock 17" Painted Aluminum rims for the Polished version. So I am selling my stock rims GM Volt; they have a total of 6...

Carbon break-even point between a Prius (or a VW TDI) and a Volt on a long trip



Posted on 24 April 2014 by Danwells
28 replies | 770 views
I'm trying to buy the most carbon-efficient vehicle I can find for my particular driving pattern, which doesn't include a conventional commute (I...

Harbor Chevrolet-Long Beach, CA




Posted on 23 April 2014 by bunny_17
0 replies | 186 views
I just wanted others to know the great first time car buying experience I had, and if others are in this area, I recommend Dave Persuad! This is...

Air Conditioning Stuck On High??




Posted on 23 April 2014 by iaustin
6 replies | 265 views
Had a weird thing happen the other day, though it hasn't happened again but though I'd mention it here to see if it's happened to anyone else. I...

Proud New Owner




Posted on 24 April 2014 by TheKingfish
3 replies | 19 views
As promised, I’m back to share the outcome of my long search. Ms. Kingfish and I drove to NE Ohio yesterday and bought a 2014 Volt. The car had...

Strange Weather Alerts




Posted on 24 April 2014 by chaz4
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Whenever I get a Weather Alert on my Nav screen, I go to see what's up. Each time, it contains warnings about "Cecil County", which I now have...

The electric road trip across Maryland




Posted on 24 April 2014 by Capt.Pat
7 replies | 250 views
Hello Forum, I do not know if the show was carried by other stations but Maryland Public Television broadcasted last night The electric road trip...

Adding Backup Camera




Posted on 24 April 2014 by Bmoore02
2 replies | 238 views
I have just purchased a 2014 Volt and so far we are thrilled with the car. I do have one question as I have purchased an aftermarket backup camera...

Bait & Switch 101 - Don't Believe the Rydell Hype



Posted on 24 April 2014 by moshe_levy
30 replies | 1226 views
I hate to pile on, given the various negative comments on an earlier Rydell thread, but I've got to warn potential buyers and leasers of the bait and...

Newbie buying experience




Posted on 23 April 2014 by crashdad
8 replies | 398 views
Howdy! Just traded an 05 Prius after 135,000 miles of faithful service--and not one repair other than a water pump at 105,000 miles. It was just...

"No chirp on charging" software update please!



Posted on 23 April 2014 by DSA
20 replies | 547 views
I saw this multiple times on other threads, but it is still not addressed by GM and is very annoying - please provide an option via software update...

Do you still hypermile in your Volt?




Posted on 23 April 2014 by baragona
26 replies | 946 views
When I owned a hybrid, I used to hypermile regularly to squeeze every last drop of gasoline out of the Volt. In the Volt, not so much. With my...