Chevy Volt leapfrogs Toyota's Prius

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Toyota has fallen to GM on the MPG front. The Japanese company continues to lose market.

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Gizmo

Toronto, Canada

#3364 Apr 9, 2013
JJFADS wrote:
<quoted text>Feeding the flames of fire are we? What happened, I thought you had turned a new leaf?
My present leaf is just fine thanks.
Got me this far very nicely in life, thanks.
I'm just having a little fun with Mr. Root.
I think he's in the grips of a mid life crisis.
Gizmo

Toronto, Canada

#3365 Apr 9, 2013
Jim Smatters wrote:
<quoted text>You're being trolled.
He is the author of his own misfortune.
If I stop, he'll get frustrated and will find a way to get it started all over again.
Watch.
Gizmo

Toronto, Canada

#3366 Apr 9, 2013
Jim Smatters wrote:
Volt was a product of Mr Lutz.
Ex marine, a pilot like me, and an all round good guy.
Have had many a good conversation with him.
Flies out of Pontiac Mi.
He and I get our avionics work done at the same shop there.

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Since: Jun 09

Dallas, TX.

#3367 Apr 9, 2013
Just a few facts on the Volt..

VOLTEC battery technology dates back to the 90ís derived from the EV1
GMís Volt concept is released at the 07 auto show.
June 08 Ė GMís BOD approves the Volt well before BR and infusion of government funds.

Also, A bit of research shows that the $7,500 tax credit was first put into law in the 2007-2008 Congress with the Energy Improvement and Extension Act of 2008, well before there was an Obama Administration.

Volt is an astonishing car and shouldíve never been attacked by politically motivated foes.
Gizmo

Toronto, Canada

#3368 Apr 9, 2013
Agree.
But like I said earlier, it ain't perfect.
But it sure beats what's in second place.
Root

Shreveport, LA

#3369 Apr 9, 2013
Revolutionary is a great word to describe the Volt.
Gizmo

Toronto, Canada

#3370 Apr 9, 2013
Root wrote:
Revolutionary is a great word to describe the Volt.
A little overstated, but I don't have a big problem with it.
Rube Goldberg

Trumbull, CT

#3371 Apr 9, 2013
Root wrote:
Revolutionary is a great word to describe the Volt.
You can't be serious!
Pete

Oklahoma City, OK

#3372 Apr 9, 2013
Whenever I call gizmo he comes over and gives my volt a rim job.
Root

Shreveport, LA

#3373 Apr 9, 2013
Rube Goldberg wrote:
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You can't be serious!
No Dolt, there has never been a car that has earned as many rewards or garnered the amount of attention the Volt has in such a short time. It is the epitome of revolutionary.
Root

Shreveport, LA

#3374 Apr 9, 2013
Pete wrote:
Whenever I call gizmo he comes over and gives my volt a rim job.
Thatís actually kind of cool. Clean rims are a great thing.
Gizmo

Toronto, Canada

#3375 Apr 9, 2013
Yeah--I use a Simonize product on mine.
Works great.
Gets all that brake pad dust off.
Gizmo

Toronto, Canada

#3376 Apr 9, 2013
Root wrote:
<quoted text>No Dolt, there has never been a car that has earned as many rewards or garnered the amount of attention the Volt has in such a short time. It is the epitome of revolutionary.
Now, now Root.
You're obviously trying to antagonize that fellow.
No wonder people get on your case.
Ease up on the superlatives.
Root

Shreveport, LA

#3377 Apr 9, 2013
Gizmo wrote:
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Now, now Master Root.
You're obviously trying to antagonize that fellow. I wish I were as slick as you.
No wonder people get on your case.
Ease up on the superlatives.
People donít get on my case. You get on my case.

Corrected
Gizmo

Toronto, Canada

#3378 Apr 9, 2013
Root wrote:
<quoted text>People donít get on my case. You get on my case.
Corrected
What about the real Pete.
Or the Dolt guy.
Or that other dude who goes at you.
I've seen lots of people take shots at you.
Surely I'm not alone?
Root

Shreveport, LA

#3379 Apr 9, 2013
Gizmo wrote:
<quoted text>
What about me, the real Pete.
Or me the Dolt guy.
Or that other dude me who goes at you.
I've seen lots of me take shots at you.
Surely I'm alone?
Youíre alone
iluvmyVolt

Santa Clara, CA

#3380 Apr 9, 2013
Joseph Goebbels wrote:
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A Volt pep rally, you really need to get a life. Of all the cars I've owned I don't recall ever hanging out at the dealer; did they have a band and cheerleaders.
Now all at once raise your right hand and repeat over and over: I Love My Volt I Love My Volt I Love My Volt I Love My Volt I Love My Volt I Love My Volt ..........
Right on dude!!! Glad you liked the video.

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iluvmyVolt

Santa Clara, CA

#3381 Apr 9, 2013
Jim Smatters wrote:
<quoted text>So far we're in the 800 mile club. Now if I could just get the kids to stop hanging out in it!
I had the warning, "your gas is old and may go stale" come on my screen and I didn't have the time to snap a pic so I could put it on YT. It actually started burning off my gas and I only had 1.5 gals. left. Luckily, I had 43 miles on my charge.

I had that gas in my tank for 8 months, but it was only 1.5 gallons, so I think the computer figured that one out.

Happy motoring.

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iluvmyVolt

Santa Clara, CA

#3382 Apr 9, 2013
Mr. Volt Hater hater doesn't respond to the hater any more. He's just a hater.

Proof. He said that he is just trying to be fair and balanced. But he want one bad Volt post for every good Volt post.

The real world. 93% of all Volt owners love their cars so much that they will absolutely buy one again. Another 4% said they like the car a lot and will think about it. That's 97% in favor. So ...

Shouldn't we have 97 good posts to 3 bad posts?

Not if you're a hater.

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iluvmyVolt

Santa Clara, CA

#3383 Apr 9, 2013
Root wrote:
<quoted text>Thatís actually kind of cool. Clean rims are a great thing.
My rims are still clean .... after 10,800 miles. Cuz the brake pads stop the car only about 3% of the time.

And you're right, it is a wonder. The gas pedal is fly by wire. The shifter is fly by wire, the "gas" pedal is fly by wire.

Amazing car.

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