Volt outperforms Leaf in IIHS crash test
Volt does well, significantly outperforms Lea…
Posted 8 hours ago

Note: Nissan has been doing better in the sales arena than Volt of late. Whether a negative crash result and losing a recommendation from Consumer Reports will have an effect.

By…

Volt does well, significantly outperforms Lea…
Toyota’s long-range FCV is named after the future; Elon says the future will have 500 mile EVs
Toyota’s long-range FCV is named after the fu…
Posted 1 day ago

The future is in sight, but is your 2020 vision truly clear?

Not to be bothered by those expensive-battery, short-range EVs that consumers just won't buy, Toyota has presented its hydrogen-powered…

Toyota’s long-range FCV is named after the fu…
Preprare for the return of the (good) Karma, and at least another model in three years or so
Preprare for the return of the (good) Karma, …
Posted 2 days ago

Remember Fisker? The series hybrid startup that never could win the popularity contest with Tesla in the room?

Well, its rich new Chinese owners which bought it at a fire…

Preprare for the return of the (good) Karma, …
Is Opel planning the sonic as a successor to the Ampera?
Is GM planning a Sonic EV for 2016?
Posted 3 days ago

Note - This story regarding a Sonic rumor is from The Truth About Cars.

Whether TTAC, a VerticalScope site, indeed did report "the truth" about an all-electric Sonic variant in…

Is GM planning a Sonic EV for 2016?
Review and video: 2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid
Review and video: 2014 Porsche Panamera S E-H…
Posted 6 days ago

Last fall I drove this competitor to the Cadillac ELR and Tesla Model S in Oregon back to back with all other U.S. Panameras. Last month, I had it five…

Review and video: 2014 Porsche Panamera S E-H…
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Onstar security issue




Posted on 31 July 2014 by ctdeng0
3 replies | 136 views
I returned my 2011 Volt back in December of 2013. Just the other day I was using the Onstar app and the car was back on my account. I called Onstar...

Volt gets Acceptable rating for offset crash test



Posted on 31 July 2014 by RoRo
3 replies | 114 views
Not sure if this is a repost or not, my apologies if it is. The Volt scored an Acceptable rating in the offset crash test. The best score of any...

It's official, electric cars are here to stay



Posted on 31 July 2014 by Prohidium
8 replies | 286 views
I suspect after this announcement, there will be no going back on electric cars: gigafactory is a go...

air conditioning less efficient when ICE turns on



Posted on 31 July 2014 by Sheldon
6 replies | 278 views
After 40 or so miles on electricity, my battery on my 2014 Volt usually runs out. At the same time as the ICE (internal combustion engine) kicks in,...

Trying to diagnose a sound




Posted on 31 July 2014 by Bulgarian
4 replies | 226 views
A quiet sound is harassing me.. It only appears when driving slowly at about 10 mpg, straight on a good road surface.. It is a sort of...

New 2014 Volt or Used 2011 Volt




Posted on 31 July 2014 by KeithF1138
8 replies | 389 views
Son totalled our Camry Hybrid. We already have a 2012 Volt. What would you do? Used 2011 with 27K miles for $20,600 at Carmax New 2014 for...

Hard drive music question...




Posted on 31 July 2014 by MrEnergyCzar
2 replies | 199 views
I have some new songs saved onto the hard drive of the car. In the hard drive in the car they get saved under "recently saved" playlist. How do you...

Leaf rated poor in new crash tests




Posted on 31 July 2014 by gieso
0 replies | 0 views
I watched a segment on the Today show that indicated that four small cars were rated poor on crash tests. I was a bit surprised to hear that the Leaf...

14 worst cars of the decade




Posted on 31 July 2014 by bro1999
2 replies | 135 views
3 EVs made the list: i-MiEV, Fisker Karma, and Coda. The Karma is by far the prettiest 'worst' car. Aztek also made the list (it seems to make...

ELR insurance costs




Posted on 31 July 2014 by 300chris
2 replies | 137 views
I know there are a few ELR owners here who used to drive a volt. Question- How much did your auto insurance go up when switching from a volt to an...

Anyone add a relay?




Posted on 31 July 2014 by flyingsherpa
6 replies | 238 views
I've been working on my own backup camera DIY project, and I've installed the camera and another monitor and it works great. But I currently have it...

Keyes Service loaners for sale




Posted on 31 July 2014 by winchipper
2 replies | 284 views
These are 3 units with just over 2000 miles and have leather and safety one. They sticker for 36965 and may have a couple tiny little dings or small...

Observations after 1 month...




Posted on 31 July 2014 by Quicksilver
11 replies | 551 views
First, I love my Volt! One of the quietest and most comfortable cars I've own. A few things I've notice and maybe you all can provide input: ...

I may be biased, but ours looks better.




Posted on 31 July 2014 by msmitty
8 replies | 636 views
Parked next to this one at work today. I don't normally go to the main office so I have no idea who drives it. Had to park next to it for a quick...

Selling Turbocord, not using it much




Posted on 30 July 2014 by sussexNJ
0 replies | 316 views
Selling the Dual VOLTage Turbocord we had for like a month or so. Not being used so much as I thought. Paid 649 + tax so I suppose reasonable...