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Old 05-05-2016, 08:01 AM   #1971 (permalink)
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The 2018 Chevy Jolt EV - Cd 0.24:



Chevrolet Jolt EV – All-Electric Sports Car
Wait, so Chevy now has the Volt, Bolt, and Jolt?

I'm sure this isn't going to cause any confusion...

EDIT: Also, more power to them for going EV in a big way, they're the only major manufacturer that's getting on board in America. Props. Just... confusing names.
Also, it looks like they moved the ELR downmarket and went full electric. Neat.


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It's fake.
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That was my first thought too. Second was there was no 'air quotes' around the Chevy logo. But...

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Old 05-05-2016, 12:43 PM   #1974 (permalink)
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Oh wow - that's slick. That site looks so real, how can anyone be trusted anymore ?

How did you guys know it was fake ?

I spotted this line at the very bottom of the page "opyright 2016 ChevyJoltEV.com. All Rights Reserved. This website is not affiliated with General Motors or Chevrolet. "

I see a huge lawsuit coming !

It's a shame - it's a nice looking car ....er ...fake car.
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It apparently is a concept car from 2012, and someone cooked up a very slick looking web site.

But it is NOT a new Chevy EV. Sorry - I got taken in.
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...or else GM is quietly testing the waters behind a veil of deniability.

Hence the lack of any DMCA takdown over trade dress?

Edit: Okay, how about this one?



Don't decide until you get to the end.

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...or else GM is quietly testing the waters behind a veil of deniability.

Hence the lack of any DMCA takdown over trade dress?

Edit: Okay, how about this one?



Don't decide until you get to the end.
Hah, Google's April Fools prank.
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I'm still laughing at that.

It starts out quasi-plausible, but then there's the punchline:



"The kids love it!"



But not at Google's Project Soli.


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I was just going to say - time for something real...




It'd be pretty aerodynamic. Just don't know how practical...

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