Apr 11, 2014
Thanks for your post on the GM hybrid Board. Don't let the drop in Volt sales fool you. When GM does there special lease again later this Spring you will see sales up again. The Volt is outselling the Prius so far at the same stage in global sales, which is encouraging, since there is so much competition now.(comparative global sales through 4 years is Voltec at 66,690 in sales and Prius at 52,230) The next gen Volt is getting closer, too, with higher electric range, lower price, 5th seat, and higher mileage using the gas generator. The PHEV is certainly a very small segment, but within the segment, the Chevy Volt is the leader in sales and electric range so far. Unless electric gets displaced by hydrogen fuel cells, I believe GM will keep their Voltec technology ahead of the competition.
However, since coming back to that thread I see there are still some toxic posters there, so I will probably vacate again, and just ask GB to close it. I wish I could find a thread that enthusia