xcel's Recent Activity

  1. xcel added new media Hyundai Shoppers Assurance Details to General Photo Category

    Hyundai Shoppers Assurance Details

    Hyundai Shoppers Assurance Details.jpg Oct 21, 2017 at 7:52 AM
  2. xcel added new media Hyundai Shoppers Assurance Presentation Attendees to General Photo Category

    Hyundai Shoppers Assurance Presentation Attendees

    Hyundai Shoppers Assurance Attendees.jpg Oct 21, 2017 at 7:52 AM
  3. xcel posted a new thread.

    Hyundai U.S. September 2017 Sales Down 15.5% with 55,271 Vehicles Sold + Shopper Assurance Breakdown

    [IMG] Another tough month due to fleet reduction while consumers gain transparency during purchase experience. Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG...

    Forum: In the News

    Oct 21, 2017 at 7:28 AM
  4. xcel liked Kinder's post in the thread Squeezing 70 MPG from a Chevy Cruze Diesel.

    The nearest Chevy dealer has a 2017 Cruze diesel manual with $6000 on the hood. Advertised price is $18.5k. Tempting... if it was the...

    Oct 21, 2017 at 3:23 AM
  5. xcel liked Carcus's post in the thread "Toshiba engineers have cracked the Holy Grail of electric vehicle batteries...".

    Planned for production in 2019... 186 mile recharge in 6 minutes. Awesome, if true, .. but then we're back to the "chicken and egg"...

    Oct 20, 2017 at 9:38 PM
  6. xcel liked BillLin's post in the thread "Toshiba engineers have cracked the Holy Grail of electric vehicle batteries...".

    You can't spell Toshiba without the B and the S. :D Kidding of course. These high density fast charge schemes are always interesting,...

    Oct 20, 2017 at 9:38 PM
  7. xcel liked Jay's post in the thread Goodbye Hyundai hello Toyota.

    Yeah, but fishnrib said Already, it's hard for most people to justify the extra up front cost. If hybrids are getting...

    Oct 20, 2017 at 7:44 PM
  8. xcel liked Carcus's post in the thread Goodbye Hyundai hello Toyota.

    fair point -- The Leaf battery replacement is probably the exception, but that might've been just to appease the disgruntled Phoenix...

    Oct 20, 2017 at 7:44 PM
  9. xcel liked BillLin's post in the thread Goodbye Hyundai hello Toyota.

    Yes, very strange. I'm guessing it is more cost of inventory than actual material cost. I vaguely recall the gen1 Leaf replacement...

    Oct 20, 2017 at 7:44 PM
  10. xcel liked MaxxMPG's post in the thread Goodbye Hyundai hello Toyota.

    The '11 HSH appraises out to $7780 for the dealer's zip code if traded in, or $9700 in private party sale. Retaining about 30% of...

    Oct 20, 2017 at 7:44 PM
  11. xcel liked Carcus's post in the thread Goodbye Hyundai hello Toyota.

    Yep, brutal. If gas were $4.50/g+ it would probably be a different story. "... the thought of replacing the $5k HV battery" -- We...

    Oct 20, 2017 at 7:43 PM
  12. xcel liked Jay's post in the thread Goodbye Hyundai hello Toyota.

    Wow, the depreciation on your HSH was brutal! Ouch! I know used car prices are plummeting but I had no idea hybrids are being treated...

    Oct 20, 2017 at 7:43 PM
  13. xcel liked fishnrib's post in the thread Goodbye Hyundai hello Toyota.

    When I switched from the HSH to the RAV4 Liberty Mutual dropped $200 off my yearly car insurance? If anyone is looking for a great used...

    Oct 20, 2017 at 7:43 PM
  14. xcel liked BillLin's post in the thread 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid Drivetrain Details.

    :D

    Oct 20, 2017 at 6:39 PM