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  1. Browser reporting forums login page as insecure

    Totally Off-Topic
    Hi, I noticed today that when I went to login, my web browser (Safari) is reporting that the login page to the forums is insecure. Is it an expired certificate or is my password being sent in the clear? If so, this is disturbing...
  2. Advice needed - thinking about a Volt for my daughter at college

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    I'll be honest, I have never really considered a Volt, I'm a 4wd pickup type of guy, but a local dealer is advertising a 36 month lease for about $100 per month with 1999 down. HELLO! I have 2900 GM card points/dollars, so I might be able to get the lease down to 65ish a month. Can hardly...
  3. Parking on Charger Cable -- Um Bad Idea :(

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    Oh well live and learn -- so I am out traveling this weekend in Wisconsin. The hotel, thankfully has outdoor plugs at most of their parking lot light poles. And OMG Madison has dozens of free chargepoint stations downtown. Per capita I bet it rivals or beats LA in this respect. (I wonder if...
  4. Outdoor Parking Lot and EVSE Security

    Li-Ion Battery, Charging, Mgmt System - Chevy Volt
    I live in a city and park in an outdoor parking lot that has no security. I am planning on buying a Volt when the lease on my current car is done, but am a bit concerned about security when charging. I've spoken with the person who owns the parking lot and he has agreed to allow me to install an...
  5. EVSE Level 2 Home Charging - RFID / Physical Cable Lock

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    I'm in Metro Detroit and looking to get one of the EVSE's currently offered by DTE (local energy company). See the options available here: The location that I'd like to install this in is at a condo association that has open parking in a parking lot...
  6. Charger Security device

    Chevy Volt Accessories and Modifications
    I have read a couple of threads on how to secure the Volt's 110V charger when it is in use, but havent found a solution I was happy with. I have been backing over the cord to keep it secure under my tire, but am afraid of damaging the cord. I came up with what I think is a pretty good solution...
  7. Nissan Leaf leaks speed & location to RSS feed

    Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Competitors
    A story that just showed up in slashdot about a security hole in the Nissan Leaf. It transmits your location and speed to any website which you are tuned into the RSS feed for. My question is - why does Nissan Leaf use an RSS feed? Seems like it would be a neat feature; what does it read the...