Chevy Volt & Cruze Open House Dublin, CA

If you live in the San Francisco Bay Area, there’s an event I just got wind of that you should definately check out this Saturday, August 28th from 10:00am – 6:00pm at Dublin Cadillac Chevrolet.

Members of Chevrolet will be bringing The Chevy Volt, Chevy Cruze and various Chevrolet Execs will be there to answer questions and get feedback from YOU the consumer.  This is a perfect opportunity for you to see the Volt and Cruze in person if you …

Chevy Volt Home Charging & Grants

Back in July I went to Plug in 2010, a techonology conference for plug in vehicle manufacturers, parts suppliers and of course plug in station providers.  While the Volt will come with a 120 v Charging Cord, (also known a level 1 charging connection)  Volt buyers can optionally install a level 2 charging station at home.  There are many companies out there that provide both home and public charging stations, and it is worthy to note that there are significant …

Chevy Volt Onstar Features & Requests

 

I have a favorite saying about the Chevrolet Volt.  “Finally a Car worthy of the 21st century”  I say that because despite the numerous innovations  in engine, battery, materials and design by all automakers since the year 2000, by and large the automobile has been slow to adopt and leverage the information, communication and general power of the internet.  While purists will argue that the internet was not really an innovation of the 21st century.  (I had my …

The Chevrolet Volt Casual Carpool

In a bit of lucky coincidence, while I was in Detroit as part of the Wired Chevy Volt contest, I spoke with Rob Peterson who is the Communications Manager for Electric Vehicles at General Motors and he asked me if I had ever heard of anything called “Casual Carpool”.

While the name didn’t immediately ring a bell, after he described it a bit it became obvious what he was taking about – the San Francisco Bay Bridge Carpool Institution where …