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  1. What makes the car green?

    Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Competitors
    Hi, I am wondering what you people think makes a car green. I mean, is it enough to have electrical engine or hybrid, or is the production and life-time relevant factors as well? Actually, I'm writing my master thesis on this very topic in Oslo, Norway. Me and my partner are having trouble...
  2. Student research project on energy management

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    Hello, We're master students from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. We're undertaking a research project on Smart Energy Management of EV, Household and Solar Panel. Currently, we're developing an application that assists users in monitoring and controlling the charging of...
  3. California Center for Sustainable Energy: PEV Survey Reports

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    I hadn't seen these survey results posted here before, so I thought I'd share: The most interesting statistic was the motivation for buying a plug-in, broken down by model. Leaf: Environment Volt...
  4. Did anyone else get this in the mail?

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    . I received this today in the mail. It is an offer to earn $125 for giving my opinion on my vehicle. (See image below...) .
  5. Survey from U-Michigan?

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Got an email this morning that begins: Dear Electric Vehicle Customer, In an effort to better understand the needs of electric vehicle customers, the University of Michigan Ross School of Business is conducting a research study with customers who have expressed an interest in or purchased...
  6. Could only give a 7 (of 10) on JD Power Survey

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    I took the JD Power survey last night and didn't feel right to give it a rating of more than a 7 out of 10. I wanted to rate it higher--I really did. I love my Volt and think it is the most technologically advanced car on the market (power train-wise). However, the ongoing software problems...
  7. Who is Responsible for Volt Sales Increasing?

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    Says one dealer, "The Volt has an amazing amount of technology built into it. People who own one are very happy and great ambassadors for the vehicle. As word continues to build the sales will come." In other words, other Volt owners! As another article pointed out "All in all, Chevrolet...
  8. J.D. Power and Associates Electric Vehicle Survey

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    I received in the mail yesterday another survey from J.D. Power and Associates. This one was specific to EVs. They also included a nice crisp $1 bill! The survey was quite long, took me probably 20 minutes to complete. It asked many questions about EV ownership including satisfaction with...
  9. Survey of Volt Owners in San Francisco Bay Area

    Totally Off-Topic
    San Francisco Bay Area Chevy Volt Owners You are invited to participate in our survey of Electric Vehicle/Plug-in Hybrid EV owners. In this survey you will be asked to answer questions about how you use your car. It will take approximately ten minutes to complete the questionnaire. For each...
  10. If you love your Volt, I need your help!

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Hello everyone! I'm a senior at Temple University and I'm conducting some research on current owners of the Volt for an advertising/marketing campaign we're creating in one of my senior-level Advertising classes. We're looking to promote the Volt with an entirely new campaign, and it would be a...
  11. Auto Surveys: Stuck in Dark Ages

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Got a survey from"Strategic Vision". Stopped at question 18: MPG. Yup, just two digits can be entered. I called them and said there was a problem with their survey. Asked what it was, I said just two digits can be entered for MPG. They answered, "Yes, we just want the MPG". I told them I have a...