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Commented On: BMW i3 Electric Car: ReX Range Extender Not For Daily Use?


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Great report, John! I'm with you and Tom -- this sounds a bit like a solution in search of a problem! Toyota and Ford are challenging the Volt with shorter range, not longer!
(By the way, I and others who drive Volts say it feels BMW-like in its power, in both modes.)
People who buy a BMW want its performance -- a "limp-home" mode doesn't really add much. And explaining this car will be agonizing. I hope BMW builds great EVs and PHEVs.

Commented On: Onstar Will Let Chevy Volt Owners Share Their Data Again, Soon


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I hope it's a good compromise. It protects privacy, establishes that owners can access their data, and minimizes load on GM's servers.

Commented On: Startup Bright Automotive Shuts Down, Slams DoE Loan Process


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This is an inexcusable and tragic development. What a waste of visionary and promising technology.!Bright had customers for thousands of vehicles.

DOE acted similarly with www.altept.com -- years of delays for solutions we need!

Felix Kramer, Founder, CalCars.org
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