It was just like a 'regular' car
I TOOK THE VOLT THROUGH A CAR WASH AND I SURVIVED
When I first got into the Chevrolet Volt, I didn't know what to expect.
I pressed the start button and waited. I heard nothing. I mean nothing.
Silence. Only when I put the car in drive did I realize that the thing was on.
I started to laugh. I’m not sure if it was a funny laugh or a
To my surprise, the car had good response. It drove like a “regular”
Now my thoughts were, “I'm driving an electrical car. What if it
rains? Will I be electrocuted? Can this thing go through a car wash?”
We all know that electricity and water are a bad mix. So I decided to
test it out and go through a car wash. It passed. Then on Saturday it
rained. No problem, just like a “regular” car.
Driving this car made me feel like I was doing my part in helping the
environment. No emissions. It also gave me front-door parking at a busy mall
because of the designated-hybrid-parking-only space.
— Nello Merante