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Forum: The Daily Grind 03-29-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By HyChi
Re: Good Use of Volt and Energi Today

Thanks for all of the great information. It helped me make my decision to finally make the jump and trade in my 2006 HVCII for a white 2014 Volt! The timing was perfect (dealer cost time at Chevy)...
Forum: In the News 03-29-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,287
Posted By HyChi
Smile Re: While in California, I concur, Honda Civic Owns It

I loved my 2006 Civic Hybrid. Even after a couple parking lot fender benders resulting in popped bumpers (noted on CarFax simply as "accidents"), with one still not replaced, I received an excellent...
Forum: In the News 11-10-2008, 06:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,781
Posted By HyChi
Re: Oxford Word of the Year 2008: Hypermiling

How cool is that! It's a pretty amazing thing to have a word that you have coined added to the English language lexicon. A rare feat indeed. Wow!
Forum: In the News 09-06-2008, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 759
Posted By HyChi
Re: Aptera founder: I'm here to stay

In the research I've been able to accomplish by keeping track of the development of this vehicle, it should have the same width of a compact car. The storage space in the rear, while not voluminous,...
Forum: In the News 08-02-2008, 05:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,274
Posted By HyChi
Re: Politicians say electric cars will dominate, but experts differ

...and, as usual, the Euro model seems to have a more slipstream design. Very cool looking and not as aggressive/muscle car in appearance compared to the Volt. Though I'd prefer the appearance of...
Forum: In the News 07-28-2008, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 846
Posted By HyChi
Re: Detroit 3 face huge gap in fuel economy

JusBringIt, you are not alone. If car companies can load up massive sea transports with vehicles from Asia, someone in the Big 3 can certainly bring over a few from the EU. If they don't meet US...
Forum: In the News 07-26-2008, 06:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,981
Posted By HyChi
Re: It’s time to stop America’s addiction to foreign oil

Am I wrong for suggesting that if my money goes to create the subsidies to construct wind power farms and transmission capability that perhaps I should expect, as a taxpayer, to be part OWNER of said...
Forum: In the News 07-24-2008, 11:17 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,539
Posted By HyChi
Re: The Insanity of Drive-55 Laws

This opinion piece is obviously not the best informed one I've read recently. Like most such rants, they are more about venting anger and frustration at a situation that has little to do with what...
Forum: Fuel Economy 07-05-2008, 08:35 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 25,799
Posted By HyChi
Re: Before you over inflate watch this.

Debate is great and brings out the facts of most any situation. Thanks, Hobbit, for your post. It really helps to bring a clear sense of the issues at hand. Also, I think it bears mentioning that...
Forum: In the News 07-05-2008, 08:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,818
Posted By HyChi
Re: Warner proposes return to 55 m.p.h. speed limit.

Fortunately, for most of my travel the speed limit does not exceed 55mph. In fact, most of it is 45 and 30. Most people have been doing 50mph on the short stretch of highway marked 55 for years. ...
Forum: In the News 07-04-2008, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,770
Posted By HyChi
Re: 'Oh Behave!'

smartzuuk...Thanks for keeping it straightforward and positive. A great story. Congratulations on getting the notice you deserve. I know it's your job to do this task for your company, but in the...
Forum: In the News 06-16-2008, 11:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,500
Posted By HyChi
Re: High gas prices make for creative fuel-saving techniques

Good Job, Manuel! A nicely done article. :)
Forum: In the News 06-09-2008, 06:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,418
Posted By HyChi
Re: Oil Rises to Record on Weakening Dollar, Morgan Stanley Outlook

JSmithy, what is your source for this data? It's excellent.
Forum: Start Your Journey Here 06-09-2008, 06:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By HyChi
Re: Introduction - new 08 HCH owner

Hi, dlkjmk! It's always nice to have another HCH2 driver out there. There aren't enough of us! Thanks to the folks here at CleanMPG, I get about 25% better mpg's than I would otherwise. As you...
Forum: In the News 06-09-2008, 09:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,554
Posted By HyChi
Re: Oil producers urged to boost output as prices soar

Sadly, Earthling has it right. I spoke with my parents about 8 weeks ago regarding the purchase of a Prius versus buying 4 new wheels for their 15 year old minivan. The cost/benefit analysis in my...
Forum: In the News 05-12-2008, 08:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,068
Posted By HyChi
Re: Hypermilers Max Out Cars MPG's

Way to go!!! A refreshingly positive story that shows that everyone can make some simple changes to improve their MPG's. :)
Forum: In the News 05-02-2008, 12:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,893
Posted By HyChi
Re: Careful driving, maintenance can cut gas costs

A friend suggested a computer display on the dashboard that would show the dollars per hour, and/or dollars per mile rather than mpg to help people understand the actual cost of their lead foot and...
Forum: Start Your Journey Here 05-02-2008, 08:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,659
Posted By HyChi
Re: New HCH '08 in northern Virginia

Hey, St Jude! Living in Virginia you shouldn't have too much trouble getting that magic 50 mpg number. My struggles have to do with the cold NY winters and the impact they have on my mpg numbers. ...
Forum: General 05-02-2008, 08:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,116
Posted By HyChi
Re: What is your monthly household gas consumption?

Hard to answer this one. I use on average 17 gallons/month. My other half drives a Saab 95 whenever it's necessary. So, I figure that might be an additional 7 gallons? It seems pretty rare for it...
Forum: In the News 04-29-2008, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 692
Posted By HyChi
Re: Off-Topic? - Emptying the Breadbasket

I felt that this site was devoted to clean, renewable, energy use. As such, I am also concerned with the impact of the choices we face. This article helps to underscore the effects of what we once...
Forum: In the News 04-28-2008, 09:32 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,839
Posted By HyChi
Re: Florida moves to ban fake testicles on vehicles

I'm with you, MyPart. The first time I saw these I had to do a double-take. It was truly one of these "out of body" kind of moments where you can't really believe what you've just seen. "Cars...
Forum: In the News 04-28-2008, 09:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 572
Posted By HyChi
Re: We Need the Crying Indian Back

It's good to see this classic ad again. In many ways, we've cleaned up our act. The air and water in the US are much cleaner wrt industrial pollution. Unfortunately, the same can't be said of our...
Forum: Chevrolet Volt 04-25-2008, 08:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,014
Posted By HyChi
Re: Wall Street Journal Rips GM for Doing the Volt

Since it's purchase by Murdoch owned NewsCorp, the state of columnists at the WSJ is only going to get worse and far more reactionary than thoughtful. It was Rupert's longtime dream to buy the WSJ...
Forum: General 04-23-2008, 09:28 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,914
Posted By HyChi
Re: Provide Evidence Gas is Still Cheap

Tax rates in Europe are incredibly high, this is true. In Denmark, when purchasing a car, the tax on it is 100% of the value. In exchange, the Danes are more responsible when choosing their cars,...
Forum: Start Your Journey Here 04-23-2008, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 696
Posted By HyChi
Re: Hi there :)

Nice to hear from you! I've always enjoyed M's posts, and look forward to seeing you bring your own sense of humor to the site. Thanks for keeping him on the "straight and narrow". ;) Best of...
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