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  1. Electric Vehicle Batteries & Plug-In Charging
    As part of the mid-cycle update, the California Division State Architect has released recommended updates to the building code that would require at minimum one EV charger (EVSE) at new nonresidential developments. This would be in addition to the already required EV future spaces. This code...
  2. General Motors and General Automotive Topics
    Governor signed an executive order that directs the California Air Resources Board to establish regulations requiring that all new cars and passenger trucks sold in California in 2035 be zero-emission vehicles. Used gas powered cars can still be sold. Other agencies will be directed to support...
  3. Add Good Dealer/Bad Dealer For Service
    Does anyone have any recommendations for mechanics/dealers in SF Bay Area for a 2012 Chevy Volt? I've had very bad experiences so far with four different Chevrolet Dealers (they made up up non-existent issues, charged me for in-warranty repairs that required me to involve the consumer...
  4. Chevy Bolt EV Buying, Leasing, and Selling
    Looking to transfer the lease on my 2018 Chevy Volt LT due to a job that requires more driving than the mileage allows. Available July 1. I got an amazing deal thanks to the Leasehackr Forum! Here are the details: 10k/36 month lease, currently in month 13 23 months remaining at an amazing...
  5. Buying, Leasing & Selling - Chevy Volt
    It's that time again when the California "Clean Vehicle Rebate Project" (CVRP) runs out of money to fund the rebate to Californians who buy EVs. The funds ran out as of 6-29-17. I bought my Volt on 7-2-17. What exquisite timing, eh? There's about $8,000,000 left to fund rebates for low income...
  6. Buying, Leasing & Selling - Chevy Volt
    I'm moving to NYC so I have to transfer the lease on my beloved 2017 Chevrolet Volt. Car is in almost-new condition and has low mileage and features leather, Apple CarPlay, and a rear camera. Lease expires in May, 2019 with 36k miles but I've only used about 11k of the miles. Buyer must have...
  7. Electric Vehicle Batteries & Plug-In Charging
    Anyone work for the state and/or charge at a state building(Either installed L2 or plug their own L1 in)? Since CA is fairly EV friendly, I have been looking to see if there is any guidance/laws allowing free charging on state property using state power. I asked my supervisor if I could plug...
  8. Buying, Leasing & Selling - Chevy Volt
    I am ready to pull the trigger. I will head to CA next sat to make the right deal. Any info on what to expect during the purchase especially fees would be appreciated. Any surprises? Also how the taxes are handled. Thanks.
  9. Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    Hi everyone, I'm new to the forums and wanted to pick your brains. Our neighbor recently turned us onto the Volt. We had a chance to go out with him and his wife to lunch. I enjoyed the ride and asked a bunch of questions. I'm seriously considering getting a Volt after I turn in the lease on...
  10. Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    I hadn't seen these survey results posted here before, so I thought I'd share: https://energycenter.org/clean-vehicle-rebate-project/vehicle-owner-survey/feb-2014-survey The most interesting statistic was the motivation for buying a plug-in, broken down by model. Leaf: Environment Volt...
  11. Buying, Leasing & Selling - Chevy Volt
    My wife and I are in the market for a new car and like the Chevy Volt a lot. We have always owned our cars and driven them for many years, but I've been reading that GM has made the lease terms really attractive (at least they did a couple of years ago). The salesman at one Chevy dealership I...
  12. Buying, Leasing & Selling - Chevy Volt
    Does anyone know: Can we/dealer order the low emissions package Volt outside of CA/NY? There is always a chance I'd need to move to CA for my job - I'd be upset if I spent money on the car but did not get the HOV lane allowed version. Thanks!
  13. Buying, Leasing & Selling - Chevy Volt
    Hello all- As you know, the best prices on Volts seem to be in CA. I believe I could lease a car out in CA and have it shipped elsewhere in the country, correct? What would I need to know about doing such a transaction? 1.) The shipping company would ship it right to your house...
  14. Buying, Leasing & Selling - Chevy Volt
    Hi Internet. I want to start calling dealers with my own numbers on a 36 month lease @ 10k miles/year. Rather than have them offer up deals, I'd like to say "here's what I'm offering––can you do it?" I just don't know what I should offer so thought I'd crowdsource it. Looking for Premium Trim...
  15. General Motors and General Automotive Topics
    Not knowing much about Flex Fuel, I didn't realize there were not many FlexFuel stations in southern California...
  16. Buying, Leasing & Selling - Chevy Volt
    I'm completely ready to get one of these cars, probably via a lease. I filled out a "contact me" form via edmunds.com and have 6 Arizona dealers (salespeople, managers, etc.) calling and emailing constantly. I gave out both my email and cell phone number and basically asked for and received...
  17. Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Hello Californians, We recently rolled out our fees to Arizona, and now starting this Wednesday, August 22nd, the trial of fee-free charging for California will end as well. - (These fees are for L2 charging, only - DC Fast Charging will still be free!) If you have yet to sign up for a...
  18. Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    My California state rebate check came today from Ca Center for Sustainable Energy. It took about 30 days to get it from the time I turned in the forms.
  19. Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Hi: I am traveling to LA next week, and want to rent a Volt for a couple of days. Enterprise has stopped renting electrics at LAX, when I called them yesterday. This place: http://www.mpgcarrental.com/ rents a Volt for $130/day, but is pretty steep. Does anyone know anywhere else in LA I...
  20. Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    I'm seriously considering a Volt and was wondering if any Condo owners in California can share their experiences with Installing a charger in their parking spot. My parking space is in the condos garage. Thanks!
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