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mucifer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-11-09 07:48 AM
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7. I love my Prius. But, this is VERY cool! I'm not someone who can afford a
$40,000 car, but many Prius owners can and it will eventually drive down the cost of the technology.

VERY exciting!
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  -Chevrolet Volt Said to Get 230 Miles Per Gallon in City Driving Statistical  Aug-11-09 07:40 AM   #0 
  - wow  mucifer   Aug-11-09 07:41 AM   #1 
  - recommend  TexasObserver   Aug-11-09 07:42 AM   #2 
  - So I assume this is a hybrid--hence the MPG rating  Kingofalldems   Aug-11-09 07:43 AM   #3 
  - The Volt is kinda a new category of car.  Statistical   Aug-11-09 07:48 AM   #8 
  - It's a purely electric vehicle that has a gas-powered generator to extend range  TommyO   Aug-11-09 07:49 AM   #9 
  - It's a range-extended electric vehicle.  TheWraith   Aug-11-09 09:08 AM   #29 
  - uh oh, Toyota lovers and Chevy bashers heads will explode  itsrobert   Aug-11-09 07:44 AM   #4 
  - I love my Prius. But, this is VERY cool! I'm not someone who can afford a  mucifer   Aug-11-09 07:48 AM   #7 
     - same here...  Bill219   Aug-11-09 07:56 AM   #17 
  - Whoa woah woah... back the truck up for a second... 230mpg *CITY*?(100mpg combined?)  Shagbark Hickory   Aug-11-09 07:46 AM   #5 
  - It all has to do with how the calculation is done:  tk2kewl   Aug-11-09 07:51 AM   #13 
     - In otherwords, it's bullshit. Data manipulated by big corp for appealing PR headline. Why will I  Shagbark Hickory   Aug-11-09 10:41 AM   #32 
        - Most consumers drive less than 40 miles per day.  Statistical   Aug-11-09 11:21 AM   #35 
        - It's still manipulated bullshit.  Shagbark Hickory   Aug-11-09 11:28 AM   #37 
        - Why not say infinite miles per gallon?  high density   Aug-11-09 11:35 AM   #38 
           - Electricity from coal is STILL much cleaner than diesel or gasoline engine.  Statistical   Aug-11-09 11:57 AM   #40 
           - If you commute less than 40 miles a day, you don't even need a car. You need a bike or a seat on a  Shagbark Hickory   Aug-11-09 02:56 PM   #42 
              - Need has never had anything to do with consumption.  Statistical   Aug-11-09 04:27 PM   #43 
           - You damn right about that. In fact if they just sold the same Chevy Cruze here that they  Shagbark Hickory   Aug-11-09 02:55 PM   #41 
  - The only really sticking point on "all electric" cars right now is recharging them.  Curtland1015   Aug-11-09 07:46 AM   #6 
  - Out of curiosity  madokie   Aug-11-09 07:49 AM   #11 
  - The one I was just learning about yesterday was called the "Tesla Roadster"  Curtland1015   Aug-11-09 07:52 AM   #14 
     - Hmmmm  madokie   Aug-11-09 08:01 AM   #20 
        - No, it's only about 6-8 hours for the Tesla.  TheWraith   Aug-11-09 09:12 AM   #30 
        - It never ceases to amaze me the amount of false info that gets posted here  madokie   Aug-11-09 09:18 AM   #31 
        - Got a link to 45 minutes charge.  Statistical   Aug-11-09 11:16 AM   #34 
        - It was on an episode of "Top Gear" I was watching.  Curtland1015   Aug-11-09 11:25 AM   #36 
        - It's that sort of time when recharged from an ordinary wall plug.  Tesha   Aug-11-09 06:32 PM   #45 
  - from  mucifer   Aug-11-09 07:51 AM   #12 
     - I just bought a string trimmer that has a lithium battery....  dmosh42   Aug-11-09 08:39 AM   #27 
        - It is however safety becomes an issue.  Statistical   Aug-11-09 08:53 AM   #28 
  - I hope they put together a small Volt Pickup soon.  tk2kewl   Aug-11-09 07:49 AM   #10 
  - There's no reason why they can't  formercia   Aug-11-09 07:55 AM   #16 
  - *YAWN*  tjwash   Aug-11-09 07:54 AM   #15 
  - They make this wonderful website. It's called You Tube. It plays videos.  Kalyke   Aug-11-09 07:59 AM   #18 
  - Don't waste your time  itsrobert   Aug-11-09 08:01 AM   #19 
     - But S/he thought that S/he was witty enough  michreject   Aug-11-09 08:19 AM   #24 
  - Chevy had prototypes 3 years ago. They have 37 preproduction vehicles on the road right now.  Statistical   Aug-11-09 08:02 AM   #21 
  - Well, that settles it. If you haven't seen them, they must not be there.  billyoc   Aug-11-09 08:10 AM   #22 
  - Cool.  Liberal In Texas   Aug-11-09 08:15 AM   #23 
  - This is exciting  boomerbust   Aug-11-09 08:20 AM   #25 
  - Add to that Nissan coming out w/ 4 electric vehicles and Tesla Motors ...  Statistical   Aug-11-09 08:29 AM   #26 
  - I hope they get the bugs worked out.....  billyclem   Aug-11-09 11:02 AM   #33 
  - Unless they include the gas needed to return the vehicle to its beginning charge ...  TahitiNut   Aug-11-09 11:49 AM   #39 
  - How many miles can it travel on a gallon of gas?  Better Believe It   Aug-11-09 04:57 PM   #44 

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