Originally Posted by latech
They are calling the on board gas engine a backup generator for when the batterys go down.It makes good sense. Now this car is a plug in rechargeable too...correct?
Yes, first 40 miles are battery so if your commute is under 80 miles round trip, no gas burned if you plug in at work. My neighbor has a Volt and commutes down to Sacramento, which I posted his results somewhere on this thread but if memory serves, he burns about 1/10 of one gallon each day.