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What are you talking about, GM has plenty of EV'S on the market. The trucks will come
They do? In addition to Bolt, what GM EV you can go out and buy right now? Hummer doesn't really count since they only make it in limited numbers. What else?
 

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Cadillac cuv EV, Hummer EV. People like you are why the automotive industry sucks. You complain and problems when there aren't any.
Cadillac CUV? The Lyric? Pre-order only. It is not available now.

Even still, if counting the ones you list, that makes three on the market at the moment. That's plenty? Okay. Keep on drinking that GM Kool-Aid. I've had nothing but GM the last 20+ years, too, but at least I don't have blinders on.
 
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Cadillac CUV? The Lyric? Pre-order only. It is not available now.

Even still, if counting the ones you list, that makes three on the market at the moment. That's plenty? Okay. Keep on drinking that GM Kool-Aid. I've had nothing but GM the last 20+ years, too, but at least I don't have blinders on.
Why are you making a big deal about this now, the industry is in the beginning of this process. I'd rather GM get these new EV vehicles right then rush them to market to make people like you happy.
 

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My first EV was a Mitsubishi IMiev- only had a 16 KwH battery and about 70 mile range, which worked for 90 % of my driving in Hilo Hawaii. However the battery did not have a cooling system and after three years the range was only 30 miles, and unlike the other imievs in Hawaii they refused to honor their 10yr 100,000 mile warranty for me , so I traded it in for a Chevy Bolt EV which has been fantastic in comparison …. Still getting 265 miles of range and love all the extra safety features . I’ll keep my Bolt EV for daily driving , but want to trade in my old 2003 Honda Element for a Hummer EV 3X or Silverado EV RST—whichever reservation comes up first wins lol
 

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I've had a pretty decent EV experience. In 2018 I opted to switch from an Audi SQ5 to a Chevrolet Bolt. I'd changed jobs, and was no longer constantly in an airplane and didn't want to spend $60 a week to keep my Premium loving supercharged SUV driving 60 miles to/from work. So I traded it in on a 2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV. I originally went in lookin for the Volt, but its roofline was too low, and it was really gutless. Believe it or not the Bolt was faster to 60 than my Supercharged V6 SUV was, just didn't sound cool as hell doing it.

I drove that thing up until Covid hit, and then it sat in a garage for a year. actually had a layer of dust on it. I'd leased it not knowing what I'd think of an EV, so we turned it in the spring of 2021. I regret that some days, as it was a great car. I did do one short road trip on it, but honestly if you are going to take this anywhere on the highway, don't. I was disappointed with Chevy for not upgrading the DC charging system, it's limited to 50 KW which usually means 25-30 KW actual and takes 45 min to get to 180 miles. Once you're charged it's great, but twiddling your thumbs for 45 minutes is terrible.

My kids started driving, and after an incident with my Bolt and my son and a roundabout being treated as a straight road I bought a used Fiat 500E which is a tiny car, only 80 miles of range, and no fast charging at all. It was great for my son and daughter to learn to drive in, and cheap enough if they goofed it up being new drivers it wouldn't make it hard for the rest of us while the car was being repaired. We drove it until Fall 2021 when I replaced it with a 2021 RWD VW ID.4 EV. The kids use it to this day, have road tripped it to Orlando, and have had a great experience with it. My only complaint is I was promised software updates and VW has screwed the pooch on that model year. I've not gotten the promised updates, have gotten form letters apologizing for it, but honestly no one cares as we use CarPlay instead of the terrible VW software. Same thing I did in the Bolt it basically had a big screen you connected to your phone.

In 2019 I replaced our 2016 Expedition EL with a Tesla Model X. We managed to get one 2200 mile road trip in before covid hit, then it sat in the garage for quite a while as well. We managed to do a few more road trips >2000 miles with it and I had few complaints with it. However in the fall of 2021/spring 2022 they did an update that moved all he buttons around, and I swear broke it's collision system. Every day on the drive to work it'd slam on the breaks at the same spot, no matter what I tried it'd think the overpass was something and just lock up the wheels. I'm sure a few people on I540 thought I was brake checking them. then, I had to drive a rather hilly two lane six times in a day and the forward collision alarm went of 28 times - one for each hill. Drove me nuts, wanted to get rid of it, found out people wanted that Tesla more than what I paid for it new so I sold it.

May 2022 bought a Polestar 2. Originally I had ordered an Audi E-Tron S in Dec 21 but it never came (thanks Russia). The Polestar 2 is my current daily driver. about 220 miles of range at 90%,have done a single road trip with it and it did great, but it's trip planning sucks and Electrify America's charging locations were iffy at best, usually half didn't work. Only complaint is the roof line is too low for my old and fat butt so getting in I have to contort a bit that I don't in an SUV/Truck, which is why I want one.

We replaced the Model X with a Land Rover Defender. So I once again have a gas car, regret it every time I fill it up but we don't drive it often. I wanted a Rivian R1S but they couldn't deliver nor tell me when they would so we gave up on it, of course three weeks later suddenly they have tons to sell so I'm a bit bitter about that. Defender is a great car.
 

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Turns out I’m going to have to fly out to take delivery of my Tesla and pay for shipping to get it back to my island. No indication of this before, I had to ask after they asked me to accept delivery in Honolulu. Dealerships around here will happily ship a new car free with purchase to any island…
 

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Turns out I’m going to have to fly out to take delivery of my Tesla and pay for shipping to get it back to my island. No indication of this before, I had to ask after they asked me to accept delivery in Honolulu. Dealerships around here will happily ship a new car free with purchase to any island…
No island to island vehicle ferry option?
 
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