Chevy Volt to Integrate with Blackberry, iPhone Apps

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usmanswl

this function will be make in to the car and you dont need a app for your phone. every person don have a cell phone or the same kind of cell phone.

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captrespect

yeah, I'll get excited about phone integration if they ever actually build the car.

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fda153

i need to install a back view camera in my car can you tell where i can find this type of stuff performance parts
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DasHellMutt

Why on earth would you want to schedule charging? Shouldn't it just be charging whenever it is plugged in? And for anyone says "because electricity is cheaper at certain times", Please go look at your electric meter. Notice that it only spins faster or slower based on HOW MUCH power (measured in watts) you use and counts the number of spins. It does not measure when and does not change its ratio of speed to current based on what time of day it is. That whole thing is a lie told by people who don't know what they're talking about.

On the other hand there could be an environmental reason for charging at night and using only base load power of which a greater percentage comes from greener sources. But isn't that when the car is likely to be plugged in anyway?

I say this entire idea is completely pointless other than alerting you if you forgot to plug it in. And even that is of marginal utility in my book.

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MeTo

My father in-law pays less for AC in off peak hours. The meter spins the same they charge less per watt.

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fda153

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DasHellMutt

If you just think about that for a minute you'll realize that doesn't make any sense. Does the meter print out a report of how much power was being used and when? Does the electric company check the meter multiple times per day to charge the customer at different rates based on how much they used during a certain time period. The answer is no. Therefore, it is not possible or practical to bill residential customers at different rates for different times of day. Now I could bossibly see a big business such as a factory or office building having a more sophisticated setup that would allow this type of monitoring but not normal residential customers which is what you would be talking about as far as charging an electric car.

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thegamepro

Electricity costs more than gasoline.  Charging up an electric car would be like running a second A/C unit in your house.  Plus, our electric grid can't handle the demand of electric cars, unless of course, we burn more fossil fuels with a big CO2 footprint.  I'm quite happy with gasoline cars and they are quite simple to operate, because you'll never need to remember to charge them up and gasoline is more dense with energy than a lithium battery cell. 

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DasHellMutt

I pretty much agree. To start another argument though: I think we need more nuclear power. We actually have alot of dormant nuclear capacity in plants that have already been built and are either not in operation or are under utilized. Its a very clean and safe technology with near zero environmental impact and can generate massive amounts of power at low cost. People need to start thinking of nuclear as one of the "green" power technologies. More nuclear would add to the available base load power which is what would be used to charge these cars since they would normally be plugged in at night.

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schwit

Is it too much to ask that drivers focus 100% on driving?

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MeTo

Hopefully you would program your charge time while sitting in a lazy-boy. Not while driving down the road.

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the_river

Well...what if I buy a Volt or a Tesla vehicle later in 2011, and I still have my handy Droid and want these features?

 Hmmm Mr. Auto Maker?

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MeTo

This function will be built-in to the car and you will not need a app for your phone. Not everybody has a cell phone or the same kind of cell phone. I heard the car will actualy talk to the electric company and find out the best time to charge is. Chevy Volt We will see.

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the_river

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