- Could the New Gen 2 Volt Transmission Design be used for an Extended Range Electric Truck?
- Could the New Gen 2 Volt Transmission Design …Posted 8 hours ago
By George S. Bower
The gen 2 Volt transmission lowers cost.
We saw in an exclusive article one week ago that GM’s new Gen 2 Voltec transmission is a breakthrough. It lowers…
- Vetoed for now, will Obama put an end to the Keystone XL pipeline
- Vetoed for now, will Obama put an end to the …Posted 3 days ago
What is the best way to go here?
By Sarah Shelton
President Barack Obama vetoed the Keystone XL Pipeline earlier this week, but that doesn't mean the debate over the 1,179-mile oil…
- Are FCVs a great idea? Here’s five reasons why they’re not
- Are FCVs a great idea? Here’s five reasons wh…Posted 4 days ago
This only skims the surface believe it or not.
Is there any wonder why the public is just going with it, whether it be good or not so much?
- Is the next electric car benchmark the 200-mile, 30-something range?
- Is the next EV benchmark the 200-mile, 30-som…Posted 5 days ago
Today electric cars priced around the $30,000-something level offer range of under 100 miles, but in less than two years will ranges double for essentially the same price?
More than a…
- Will Apple be changing the EV world by 2020?
- Will Apple be changing the automotive world b…Posted 6 days ago
By Sarah Shelton
One of the most talked about companies in the auto industry this past week hasn't been a carmaker at all, but a tech giant.
Reports from numerous sources…
Make Dark Ash Leather available in Gen 2 LTZ trim
Posted on 2 March 2015 by George S. Bower
2 replies | 134 views
Per GM's web site we can only get Dark ash leather seats in the LT (econo) trim. It is not available in the premium trim package (LTZ). This makes no...
Want to get a fast EV? look for the new AUDI R8 with 96Kwh battery pack -280 miles
Posted on 2 March 2015 by Even-Steven
11 replies | 404 views
"The battery version of the R8 will be V-10 powered and will be strapped with a 92 Kwh battery pack, which Audi says will promise 280 miles on a full...
VW e-mobility Site
Posted on 2 March 2015 by El Dobro
1 replies | 184 views
Lots of information about driving electric.
US Bank lease return
Posted on 1 March 2015 by patrick40363
8 replies | 485 views
I am turning my 2012 Volt into the dealer tomorrow to end my lease. US Bank sent a person out to my house to do an inspection 3 weeks ago and I will...
Volt Accident! With pictures!
Posted on 1 March 2015 by pblair
25 replies | 1286 views
Everyone likes a good wreck, so I figured I'd share. In December my wife collided with a Nissan Altima at a four-way stop in our 2014 Volt. Volt...
Chevy's 2016 Volt Site, new details?
Posted on 1 March 2015 by Klownicle
20 replies | 1472 views
Trim Details, Wheels, Colors, etc. Says it has Passive Entry and Passive Start? Rear Camera Standard? Color me sheepish if this was already known. ...
Posted on 1 March 2015 by el_electrico
2 replies | 327 views
I lease a 2013 Volt which has been almost completely trouble-free. I've had it for about 18 months and it has just under 23K miles on it. Last...
anyone 3D print gen1 / gen2 transmission mockups?
Posted on 2 March 2015 by flyingsherpa
0 replies | 0 views
I'm a mechanical engineer, but I don't recall ever really learning about planetary gearboxes (and college was years ago). After lots of staring and...
JuiceBox programming help needed
Posted on 2 March 2015 by SteveC5088
4 replies | 190 views
I have a JuiceBox Premium kit I built a year ago, and have been charging my Spark EV with it. Unfortunately, it often ends the charging session...
Live at the top of a hill?
Posted on 2 March 2015 by frustrating
5 replies | 336 views
please see my thread at if you live at the top of a hill and have ever experienced 120v charging problems after a long trip, arriving at top of hill...
how many of you have forgotten....
Posted on 2 March 2015 by danchez
19 replies | 618 views
Just curious how many of you have gone to the gas station, and forgotten where the filler release button is. I did that this morning. I truly had no...
Lease Value whack
Posted on 1 March 2015 by fniguy28
22 replies | 1281 views
OMG I have about 12 months left on my 2013 VOLT (38,260 miles) US Bank Lease, the current payoff is $26,000 Local dealer AVC...
Finally pulled the trigger
Posted on 1 March 2015 by mikethebike
9 replies | 487 views
Just picked up a 2012 Premium Leather coming off lease with 4111 miles for $21,995.00. The P/O averaged 122 mpg and used 33.3 gallons for the 4100...
recent Georgia ELR buyers, what was the Ad Valorem tax figured at?
Posted on 1 March 2015 by Shivetya
3 replies | 224 views
which value did the state assign the car? I am curious if they are applying Ad Valorem based on a higher value than what the car actually sells at....
Battery not available of ERDTT glitch?
Posted on 1 March 2015 by emartin00
19 replies | 709 views
So yesterday I had something interesting happen. I had left my Volt at my parents house with about 50% charge overnight on Friday. The temps stayed...