The GM/Chevrolet official FAQ with some nice terse answers and in some cases videos.
Below is as of: 20May2012 12:34pm
THE 2012 VOLT FAQ --> http://www.chevrolet.com/volt-electric-car/faq/
Q. What is Volt?
Q. How Volt works.
Q. How often do I have to plug it in?
Q. What is it like to drive Volt?
Q. Is the Volt an electric car or a hybrid?
Q. How is the Volt different than the Toyota Prius (or a typical hybrid)?
Q. Why did GM go to all the trouble of developing something new instead of improving its previous electric car, the EV1?
Q. Will old gas sitting in the tank damage my vehicle? I do not drive too far and I plan on using very little gasoline.
Q. Electric Driving Range
Q. How does regenerative braking work?
Q. I thought the EV range was 25 to 50 miles, Why does the EPA label say 35 miles?
Q. Can I alter my driving habits to improve EV range?
Q. What will cause my EV range to vary?
Q. What causes the in-vehicle display for EV range to adjust?
Q. Will the engine ever start when there is EV range available?
Q. Why does the engine start in cold ambient temperatures? What happens to the EV range?
Q. What does "L" on the PRNDL do?
Q. What happens if I drive farther than the EV range (i.e., more than 35 miles)?
Q. How does ReGen braking work?
Q. Why is the Volt Fuel Economy Label different?
Q. How is the MPG displayed in the Volt calculated? Is it on the label?
Q. What is MPGe, why is it on the label?
Q. How many different MPGs are on the Volt label?
Q. Off-peak charging.
Q. What happens if I never charge the battery?
Q. Charging Station — Preparing for your Volt.
Q. Is a special outlet required to charge the Volt?
Q. How long does Volt take to charge?
Q. What happens if the battery is not fully charged?
Q. How much does Volt cost to charge?
Q. What is Chevrolet doing with used batteries?
Q. Will I deplete the battery more quickly if I charged it before it is completely run down?
Q. I know a little about wiring. Can I install a charging station myself?
Q. I live in an apartment. How do I go about charging my Volt?
Q. I sit in traffic on my commute. Does the battery drain when I am sitting still?
Q. Why lithium-ion?
Q. How is the Volt battery protected from the elements?
Q. Battery Capacity over vehicle life.
Q. What makes the Volt battery unique?
Q. Since this is a different kind of battery, I need to know what I can do to best take care of it.
Q. Durable battery design.
Q. Is there a warranty on the battery?
Q. Are there any incentives available for Volt?