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  1. Advancing EVs

    Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Competitors
    I saw the recent post criticizing others for posting information that doesn't favor Chevrolet's competitors such as Tesla. Sometimes things like this can cause us to lose our focus. People can decide to choose an EV / EREV or not and go the ICE route. Let's instead focus our energies on...
  2. 18 moving parts in a Tesla

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    This is an interesting video. This guy makes the case for EVs taking over WAY faster than markets are anticipating simply based on the simplicity and reliability of EVs. He uses the Tesla Model S as the example, but I imagine that this applies to other EVs as well. The Tesla Model S...
  3. My EV Sightings in Europe

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    I was on vacation for 3 weeks in Europe. Actually, it was an excuse to see what EVs were over there, don't tell my family :) 10 days in Israel, saw zero EVs. In Berlin, only EVs I recognized were a set of ride share Smart EVs. While taking these pictures a local Berliner came up to me and...
  4. Prove the “country-running ability” of your Volt on June 7-8!

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    Take an electric road trip and spend the day (or weekend) visiting picturesque towns nestled among rolling hills in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia as we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 1914 Electric Sociability Run on June 7-8, 2014 in Charles Town, WV. http://www.pluginrally.org/
  5. "Electric cars are running on empty promises"

    Politics, Finance, and Environment
    I am speechless at the cheap shots in this article. http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20131020/AUTO01/310200011/1148/rss25 What are your thoughts?
  6. Electric cars finally come into their own

    General Motors and General Automotive Topics
    "The auto industry has danced around the idea of electric cars for more than a century ... But now, with high gas prices, government fuel economy regulations and environmental and other concerns, electric vehicles are making their way to dealer showrooms. There have never been so many to choose...
  7. Electric cars capture 2012 spotlight

    Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Competitors
    Scientists cite sales growth, Volt's success, debut of new models BY RICHARD WILLIAMSON SCRIPPS HOWARD NEWS SERVICE via The Detroit News "As this eventful year nears its end, let it be remembered for the rise of the electric car..."...
  8. Public charging stations!

    Totally Off-Topic
    Has anyone seen any public charging stations at any mall parking lot in the Northeast? I would gladly take my holiday shopping to the mall that supports EV and EREV charging. I think we need a Public Charging Forum created to discuss charging infrastructure related questions.
  9. Survey shows more education needed for EVs and hybrids to sell

    Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Competitors
    While readers of this site and other alternative energy proponents are keenly aware of emerging transportation technology, a significant number of American car buyers remain uninformed about even the basics on how EVs and hybrids work. These were the findings of a survey answered from Oct...
  10. Plug In America Survey on EVs

    Totally Off-Topic
    Hi Folks, Working with Plug In America, I'm writing my MBA thesis on the potential role of Web 2.0/Social Media in the dissemination of EVs, and I've designed a 5-minute online survey. http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/pluginamerica It features the Volt specifically. Would you please take it...
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