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GEM ELXD Electric Cars

AUGUST 5, 2002

Making the to Electric!

Even though I own I found myself faced the same questions buyers consider:

Is it a safe car to drive on the in our city?

Will we be stuck in the of the road with dead

Our GEM was on sale at Costco for $3995 we felt was a steal! — had offered a $2,000 rebate to help EV’s sell. actual price was $5,995 tax) Truthfully more $5,000 would be too high of a for this 2 passenger vehicle and I see how NEV’s on the market over will sell at all!


Our GEM Arrives! Delivery was on schedule within the estimated 3-4

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I have involved in auto sales college and have seen the of many incredible vehicles Porsches, Ferraris, Acuras, but compared with the attention GEM got when it rolled off the truck on the in front of our house!

Some common responses we are are How smart we were to get this and How cute, cool, new, the GEM is. People agree this car is a look at the future of the auto


By 7 am the next our GEM was ready to roll. We noticed the had a quiet sounding cooling fan charging and when the car was fully the fan turned itself off.

The day we drove up and down the streets of our to get used to the car. This about a minute! The GEM takes off a full stop like a To make the GEM street legal is a speed restriction governor on the that holds the speed at a 25 MPH, however because of its you actually feel like you are much faster.

Truly, I own a Trans Am that rubber but this GEM is just as fun to

The roads near our home are 40 MPH and up, so we are restricted to criss-cross the major and use back streets — gives you a new view of your — We enjoyed taking a little slower and zooming the quiet backstreets. The reactions we got people in passing cars was They ranged from shock, disbelief, wonder and a few people who raced around to get a better view.

One thing we did notice which is is that out of 200 people who see you driving in the GEM seems to be one person who seems to the GEM is a golf car that doesn’t on the street — The first this happened we didn’t it — The person rode on our as if to make us pull over to get out of his We did pull over even he was legally wrong by following so Being realistic we will some negative reactions and to be cutoff at intersections.

We stopped for lunch at a nearby parlor and you would have Elvis had parked in the front space! The adults who stopped and around the car were as impressed as the who were laughing and saying Can we go for a

People actually walked to our table to ask how they could buy how much it cost, etc. We know this was going to be a social ice breaker.


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