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by Lithim
Sat May 11, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: Buying / Leasing / Dealerships
Topic: So are we all going to end up buying our cars after our leases are up?
Replies: 87
Views: 9885

Re: So are we all going to end up buying our cars after our leases are up?

Leased my 2012 electric car (non-Bolt) in 2013 thru Ally finance. Toward the end of the lease (two years) I contacted Ally to ask about a reduction in the residual value for a purchase of the car. They did not want to talk at all. When the lease came due due I went to the dealer to turn in the car a...
by Lithim
Mon Jan 30, 2017 12:47 am
Forum: Buying / Leasing / Dealerships
Topic: Buy vs. Lease
Replies: 61
Views: 13121

Re: Buy vs. Lease

Heres one testimonial for leasing: In 2013 I leased (first time ever) a 2012 electric car for two years. Toward the end of the lease I contacted the finance company to ask about negotiating the residual value. They were not willing to discuss the issue. On the day I was turning in the car at the end...
by Lithim
Thu Jan 26, 2017 5:54 am
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Bolt self started/moved, and backed into garage wall/cabinet
Replies: 110
Views: 26716

Re: Bolt self started/moved, and backed into garage wall/cabinet

I seem to recall that the "parking brake" used to be called the "emergency brake" years ago. Those of course where all mechanical (cable linkage) not electrically operated. Who is going to set the parking brake in their garage anyway, unless the floor is sloped. Setting the parki...
by Lithim
Sun Jan 10, 2016 5:55 pm
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: SAE combo plug vs Chademo
Replies: 5
Views: 3286

SAE combo plug vs Chademo

Is the Bolt designed with the SAE combo plug?
If so, why did GM ignore the Chademo standard that's used by thousands of cars (other than Tesla) in the USA and other parts of the world?
Thoughts??

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