xcel's Recent Activity

  1. xcel replied to the thread Uber - LYFT Rideshare.

    Hi Puddleglum: I am in Chicago for the Detroit, Chicago, and Milwaukee Auto Shows so I started the great experiment here. The first...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 2:12 AM
  2. xcel liked puddleglum's post in the thread Uber - LYFT Rideshare.

    Forgive me if I missed something that you posted elsewhere, but can I ask you why you are doing this? Why be a rideshare driver at all...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 1:12 AM
  3. xcel liked BillLin's post in the thread Uber - LYFT Rideshare.

    I don't speak for Wayne of course... :) Not sure why Wayne's going to the trouble, other than it's a living. He DOES have roots in...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 1:12 AM
  4. xcel replied to the thread 2018 Hyundai Elantra Value Edition - $15,488.

    Hi All: Regarding the PowaPod, it is a failure. :( While it looks great and provides over the top compactness and utility, the...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 1:04 AM
  5. xcel replied to the thread Mazda Announces It Has Solved Gasoline’s Pre-ignition Problem with High Compression.

    Hi All: The reported Thermodynamic Efficiency of the new SKYACTIV-X ICE is up to 42 percent with a much larger power range than the...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 12:59 AM
  6. xcel liked BillLin's post in the thread Hyundai’s IONIQ HEV, PHEV and BEV Preview.

    Reading the forum's take on this particular owner's issue was helpful....

    Feb 19, 2018 at 12:56 AM
  7. xcel liked Jay's post in the thread Hyundai’s IONIQ HEV, PHEV and BEV Preview.

    Bill, the Ioniq BEV is fairly popular in the Scandinavian countries. A quick check of the Ioniq forum doesn't turn up a lot of hits that...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 12:56 AM
  8. xcel liked BillLin's post in the thread Hyundai’s IONIQ HEV, PHEV and BEV Preview.

    Fair point about the experience level of the staff in the dealership service departments. That's why I don't trust them beyond simple...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 12:56 AM
  9. xcel liked alster's post in the thread Hyundai’s IONIQ HEV, PHEV and BEV Preview.

    I'm still waiting for a real world review on the Ioniq Plug In. I have heard that its more like a hybrid than a Volt, as the Volt runs...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 12:55 AM
  10. xcel liked puddleglum's post in the thread Hyundai’s IONIQ HEV, PHEV and BEV Preview.

    I think this is always a problem for dealerships and a risk for the first owners of new technology. It's magnified with EV's because...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 12:55 AM
  11. xcel liked BillLin's post in the thread Hyundai’s IONIQ HEV, PHEV and BEV Preview.

    The Ioniq BEV has been largely missing from most of the US based on lookups on car inventory lists (I see 1 new Ioniq EV shown in the...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 12:55 AM