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GM/Chevy Cruze

Discussion in 'Cars and Transportation' started by TEG, Aug 13, 2011.

  1. TEG

    TEG TMC Moderator

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    #1 TEG, Aug 13, 2011
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    What am I doing posting about a 'run of the mill' economy car?
    Well, I think GM did a nice job on the styling of their new Cruze entry level car. I like it more than the Volt (which is loosely based on the Cruze), more than the Leaf, Prius, etc. I think they look better in person than in pictures. Some have started showing up in my parking lot at work, and I took notice that it (to me at least) seems somewhat attractive. Haven't felt that way about too many GM products.
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    If GM had put a Volt motor and a big pack of A123 batteries in one, I would definitely have picked it instead of the Leaf.

    Oh well, just rambling...
     
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    Holden 2013 Cruze hybrid - GM working on Cruze hybrid | GoAuto

     
  3. Doug_G

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    Correction: Unlike the Volt, the Cruze will be a plug-in hybrid rather than a plug-in hybrid.
     
  4. GSP

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    It seems unlikely that GM would make a PHEV Cruze, a la Plug-in-Prius. A BAS+ "mild hybrid" would more their MO.

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    I found some other articles with basically the same verbiage (but not seemingly translated with a computer program) that all date Sep 2010. I wouldn't hold out for an electric Cruze.

    http://techcrunch.com/2010/09/20/the-chevy-cruze-ev-with-its-100-mile-range-should-give-the-volt-leaf-some-green-competition/
    http://www.autoblog.com/2010/09/21/chevy-gets-cracking-on-cruze-ev-fleet-testing/
    http://www.evworld.com/news.cfm?newsid=24030

    Does in bother anyone else that GM decided to spell it "Cruze"?
     
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    Play on the Spanish Cruz? (Chevy logo)
     

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