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Carvana is scheduled to deliver my 2015 Chevy Volt today. I haven't even test-driven one, so I'm stoked to finally receive it. It's predicted to snow 4" to 6" starting this afternoon, which can be a huge deal for North Carolina. So I'm sad she'll likely be parked in the garage for the next few days. :( Oh well, it'll be a good chance to delve into the manual.

Wanted to share my big excitement (and slight disappointment). :D
 

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When I got my 2012, I had plenty of electrical work to do in the garage in order to be able to charge it. None of the near-by power outlets were properly wired, and the hillbilly that wired the closest outlet did so in such a ham-handed way. He used an extension cord from the outlet for the garage door opener. The gauge of the wire was insufficient, as well as there being no ground. I'm a better hillbilly than him so I managed to get something moderately safe in place that same day--even if it wouldn't pass inspection.

Point is, aside of learning the car's human interfaces, you may have plenty of work ahead of you to help justify keeping that thing out of the way of the joy riders until the snow melts.
 

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I can totally relate to your excitement! Hopefully, the streets will be cleared soon enough after the snow so that your pleasure of driving a Volt is not delayed for too long.
 

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When I interviewed at IBM's Research Triangle Park facility as an undergrad senior, it started snowing and they stopped the interview, sent me to the hotel, and told me to try to get home on the next flight. The airport was closed, all flights cancelled, and I stayed an extra night in the hotel. With 6 inches of the fluffy stuff and my Midwest snow driving experience, I drove all over the place looking for anything that was open. Meanwhile, the grocery stores were emptied of all food and the local news was asking for anyone with 4x4s to help get doctors and nurses to and from the hospitals. I fully understand that without snow removal equipment, the roads are challenging, but IMHO the volt is great in snow, even with only radial tires.
 
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