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Living with the Volt

David Blaza
5/23/2011 02:27 PM EDT

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elctrnx_lyf   5/23/2011 5:03:15 PM
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David, you are really lucky to get a chance to drive volt. And I feel GM did a great job after been criticized for vehicles like Hummer. The interior electronics looks really attractive and 38 miles is definitely good enough for an average office commute. By the way what is the exact price?

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elctrnx_lyf   5/23/2011 5:03:53 PM
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It is mentioned that the engine charges battery running so how does the mileage limited to 38miles for single charge?

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VCI   5/23/2011 6:38:55 PM
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If you covered your house and garage with PV cells it would take a month to charge your Volt.

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Mohamed_S   5/23/2011 8:05:10 PM
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Your daughter is very beautiful!

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ChrisGammell   5/23/2011 8:26:51 PM
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If you can add more pictures, I'd be interested to see more of the interior, specifically the dual screen dash you mentioned. I'm sure we'll get to see some of it when Brian drives it around, but I have to say, it looks pretty slick!

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jimmy58   5/23/2011 8:57:20 PM
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Starting at $40k it is a little pricy for a Chevy (it not a corvette). As a faithful Chevy owner i still want one.

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chanj0   5/23/2011 9:17:50 PM
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It is very important that we are aware of the future. Your test of the Volt and your article are equally important for audience and even American to understand the innovation from GM. Volt has no doubt caught a lot of eyes. I have seen it a couple times and it stands out really well. I have a lot of question with regard to the saving it brings on the table. What's the tested gas mileague or charge mileage? How long it can ride w/o charge? If the engine is used to charge the battery, I assume it will run as long as the gas last plus more, won't it? What's the average charge time from almost empty to full charge? I know a lot of these information can be found through GM. Yet, I have tendency to believe the actual than the claim. Seeing is believing, you know. I suppose these information will help consumers to adopt to this new technology.

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ManasK.RayChaudhuri   5/24/2011 10:39:56 AM
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THIS WILL REVOLUTIONISE THE INDUSTRY ONCE IT IS SEEN

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agk   5/24/2011 12:31:36 PM
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First i thought it is an article aboutt voltage in circuits!but surprise to see a lovely car. GM always gives beautiful cars with great looks. This time extra special with volts.Let the volts give a good shock in the market

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phoenixdave   5/24/2011 12:58:08 PM
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I would assume the 38 miles between charges is not based upon heavy rush hour traffic. Also, how do battery-based vehicles perform in the very-cold winters faced by half the US each year?

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