What could GM have done better with Gen 1 Volt, and how can Gen 2 do better?
What could GM have done differently with Gen …
Posted 14 hours ago

Yesterday a reader who periodically writes comments pointing out faults with the Volt and GM, and who points out how Toyota is doing better had more to say along those…

What could GM have done differently with Gen …
Voltec Powertrain completely overhauled
2016 Voltec powertrain completely updated
Posted 2 days ago

The most pressing question about the next-gen Volt is not whether its propulsion system will be improved, but whether it will be so much better that GM-bashers and Toyota fanboys…

2016 Voltec powertrain completely updated
Watch the video that upset Edmunds’ car dealer customers
Watch the video that upset Edmunds’ car deale…
Posted 3 days ago

Thanks to Tesla, car dealers are on the defensive these days, but are they as bad as they used to be, or are they even as "bad" as some people…

Watch the video that upset Edmunds’ car deale…
EVs are no longer a niche in Norway
EVs are no longer a niche in Norway
Posted 4 days ago

Norway is an example of what can be done when unity of will is focused on a goal.

Of course its population is only around 5.1 million, so being small…

EVs are no longer a niche in Norway
Top-10 best selling plug in cars
Global top-10 best selling plug in cars
Posted 7 days ago

OK, here's where things stand. The Volt is not first, but gen 2 could fix that.

Let's hope that's the way it goes.

GM has an opportunity here ...

 

As of…

Global top-10 best selling plug in cars
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TPMS, "No Remote" connection Issues



Posted on 30 October 2014 by Steverino
2 replies | 7 views
[SIZE=4]TPMS Reporting "--" psi[/SIZE] Has your TPMS started randomly showing the tire warning light and showing "--" for one or more tire's...

Hack Attack




Posted on 30 October 2014 by Occult Scientist
4 replies | 139 views
[B]Here is an interesting article from the September 2014 issue of Roads & Bridges. [/B]Two researchers (one a director of vehicle security...

ABB / Chevy Volt battery




Posted on 30 October 2014 by ghostgs1
4 replies | 165 views
Has anyone seen anymore information on the repurposing of used Volt batteries? Last thing I saw was two years ago! Seems like there would be a few...

Worst Volt Ad Ever????




Posted on 30 October 2014 by ari_c
19 replies | 356 views
I think this has to take the cake for the absolutely worst ad ever placed for a Chevy Volt. [IMG]https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xfa1/v/t1.0-9/1901476_10152799802123069_7772112412063383665_n.jpg?oh=384005724e6a6f03e8788c5e8a7755d2&oe=54EC5626&__gda__=1424861101_93dce5b9de834dfbe7d4814e4d38094a[/IMG] My response to this ad is this: [IMG]https://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xfp1/v/t1.0-9/1743492_385544564936416_5803953401001244478_n.jpg?oh=cb425e488e07fa1f773fdec38f21500b&oe=54E76D4C&__gda__=1425348823_1b8af0a41da9e35e0b26b2fcf54b2c7e[/IMG]

What's more important, mileage or Premium features?



Posted on 30 October 2014 by Oliver84
5 replies | 219 views
If you're planning on selling in 3-4 years, what would you say is more important in a Volt? I'm looking at a 25k miles base model 2012 Volt or a...

It is autumn & the predicted AER on my Volt dash is falling along w/the maple leaves.



Posted on 30 October 2014 by Ziv
6 replies | 274 views
But that is not the same thing as battery degradation! Now that I have that out of the way, it is really interesting how relatively mild temperatures...

TPMS Problems




Posted on 30 October 2014 by mbrenengen
6 replies | 273 views
In addition to an ongoing and apparently unfixable "No Remote Detected" problem, as my 2012 turned three and ran out of warranty, it developed a...

More Excerpts from 10/28 Facebook Chat w/ GM about 2016 Volt



Posted on 30 October 2014 by jsmay311
0 replies | 0 views
Here are some more tidbits from Tuesday's Facebook chat with GM that I found to be potentially revealing... (This is piggy-backing off of this...

Promoting the EV movement: print magazine at eye level retail



Posted on 30 October 2014 by electriccarinsider
1 replies | 42 views
Hi All, Many of you are familiar with Electric Car Insider magazine, we're a print quarterly sold on newsstands and through mail subscriptions....

2014 Volt Our 1 Year Anniversary




Posted on 30 October 2014 by alfon
0 replies | 88 views
Today, Oct 13, 2014, is exactly a year of ownership of our 2014 Volt purchased new at Wilsonville Chevrolet about 15 miles south of Portland Oregon....

Current US Bank Excessive Wear & Tear Insurance offers or policy?



Posted on 30 October 2014 by Voltmeister
1 replies | 95 views
Those of you with recent US Bank-funded leases, were you offered any kind of an excessive wear & tear insurance policy as part of your deal? Ally...

Volt 2.0 Transmission Design




Posted on 30 October 2014 by Jeff N
9 replies | 305 views
Let's use this thread to speculate about the Volt 2.0 transmission redesign and eventually to discuss the actual design when the full details become...

Volt beats a VW Jetta TDI Diesel




Posted on 30 October 2014 by baragona
16 replies | 491 views
I was at a stop light the other day in the left lane. 1/4 mile down the road, the right is closed due to construction. A VW Jetta TDI was behind me...

How can I locate accurate invoice and msrp pricing?



Posted on 30 October 2014 by dsutton01
8 replies | 300 views
I'm trying to do some calculations on final pricing, given my private offer, tax rebate, costco gift card, and $ off invoice, but I am having trouble...

Is battery/cabin air 'pre-conditioning' affected by EVSE amps?



Posted on 30 October 2014 by hyperlexis
6 replies | 234 views
Does the time to pre-heat/cool/'condition' the cabin air and/or the battery pack vary based on the amp rating of the wall EVSE, assuming the car is...
 
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