While You Were Sleeping: Cheap Chevy Volt, Tesla and Fisker Do Things Online and Iran Wants F1
Even though the first-generation Chevrolet Volt has had its price slashed every year since its debut, the next-generation range-extended electric vehicle will be priced even lower. This aims GM’s offering squarely at a number of more traditional hybrids.
- The battle over Sunday sales (Automotive News)
In a case of “we like regulation when it helps us,” dealers are still pushing back on opening their doors on Sunday.
- Tesla Is Now Selling Pre-Owned Vehicles Online (Jalopnik)
Your next off-lease Tesla Model S is just a few clicks away.
- The New Fisker Has Launched But Its Phone Number Isn’t Working (Jalopnik)
Fisker has a new consumer-oriented website. Except the customer service phone number posted doesn’t work. And all email inquiries are being ignored. Go figure.
- F1: Iran is really planning an F1 track (Auto123)
“Iran has so many young people with an increasing tendency for driving. Formula one has a great future in Iran,” said a delusional Iranian government official.
- Southern Michigan Shaken by 4.2 Magnitude Earthquake (Scientific American)
“The quake hit at 12:23 p.m. local time and was centered 5 miles south of Galesburg and about 9 miles southeast of Kalamazoo.”
- The 2016 Chevy Volt Will Cost Just $26K After Tax Credits (TechCrunch)
Thanks to new pricing and tax credits, Chevrolet Volt pricing will be in line with a number of hybrids in California.
- Court says DEA is allowed to secretly fill your truck with weed, get into firefights with Zetas (Boing Boing)
Be careful who you hire to drive your trucks around.