- Improving an EV’s Cabin Heating System
- Improving an EV’s Cabin Heating SystemPosted 3 days ago
By George S. Bower
Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) have one leg up on battery electric vehicles (BEVs) because they have an internal combustion engine that gives off waste heat. Systems…
- What is level 3 charging?
- What is level 3 charging?Posted 4 days ago
I hope every one of you in the U.S. and your family and friends have a happy Thanksgiving. -Jeff
By George S. Bower
Answer: Level 3 charging is one level higher than…
- It’s PHEVs for Cadillac – more than Pure EVs
- It’s PHEVs for Cadillac – more so than pure E…Posted 5 days ago
So far, Cadillac is letting Tesla have all the pure BEV business ...
By Stephen Elmer
Cadillac’s future product plans include plug-in hybrid (PHEV) versions of nearly all of its vehicles.
- Green PHEV stickers for Calif solo access are close to being maxed — for the fourth time
- Green PHEV stickers for Calif solo access are…Posted 6 days ago
Will they eventually also extend the 2019 end date (again) as well?
At the present rate of California plug-in hybrid owners applying for green solo-access High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) stickers,…
- Consumer Reports’ 2016 Volt first drive video is mainly positive
- Consumer Reports’ 2016 Volt first drive video…Posted 7 days ago
It’s so far so good for the 2016 Volt under the watchful eye of Consumer Reports.
As an initial first-drive review of a borrowed car prior to purchasing its own,…
EV - The Last Mile (vs. 2014)
Posted on 29 November 2015 by Toolworker
3 replies | 150 views
When there's one EV mile left, my 2016 seems to go further than my 2014 did. Am I imagining it, or has this changed? On the 2014, once it...
dash cam alternative
Posted on 29 November 2015 by srmarti
8 replies | 177 views
It might be easier to just install a dash cam, but the with forward collision warning and a backup cam as OEM, is it possible to just access and...
About to buy a 2011 Volt
Posted on 29 November 2015 by grawlix
7 replies | 139 views
First, thanks to everyone on these forums. They are a great source of information and advice. I'm about to purchase a 2011 Volt Premium and am...
Has GM throttled back production of the Volt, again?
Posted on 29 November 2015 by Ziv
7 replies | 409 views
Cars dot com isn't perfect but it gives a ball park figure for the amount of Volts that have been produced. Total Volt inventory was down the past...
Parking sensors, could be more sensitive
Posted on 29 November 2015 by wazubian
0 replies | 138 views
Anyone else come from a car where the parking sensors are active much earlier and have a more audible beep pattern? I find that the 4' initial beep...
Xenon Depot 9012 LED headlight kit review
Posted on 29 November 2015 by Mister Dave
20 replies | 442 views
Here's the kit: In another thread these were recommended by a few people who bravely took a chance. [QUOTE=VoltageDrop;2832090]I could...
How is the "Fun to Drive" factor?
Posted on 29 November 2015 by cab
5 replies | 455 views
So the lease was ip for my 2012 Volt in July and (since I am in Texas) I am stuck waiting until the Spring to test drive a 2017 Volt. Prior to...
Just bought a level 2 charger - Evocharge
Posted on 29 November 2015 by znil78
0 replies | 26 views
Anyone have this charger? Hopefully its a good one.
WRVoltec Meetup Kitchener Dec 8
Posted on 29 November 2015 by HAL8950
0 replies | 36 views
Our next meetup is Tuesday Dec 8th at 7pm in Kitchener, ON We have a guest speaker, Josipa Petrunic, of the Canadian Urban Transit Research...
volt battery life
Posted on 29 November 2015 by volt1733
2 replies | 220 views
I have a 2013 chevy volt - been great so far. Recently, my battery is only charging up to 34 miles. I live in Southern California - so the...
Engine came on by itself after shutdown. Spooky.
Posted on 29 November 2015 by BZZT
6 replies | 355 views
So I got home, hit the blue button to shut the car down. I had about half the battery left and had run the engine earlier in the day for about 10...
Posted on 29 November 2015 by rvcckeanmcc
5 replies | 213 views
I really should stop reading automotive websites until the Bolt is for sale. The pain of waiting is heightened this week because my local Chevy...
2016 Volt - What fuse to tap for a dashcam?
Posted on 29 November 2015 by voltdoc
4 replies | 174 views
Would like to add a dashcam but will need to tap into a fuse that turns on with the Ignition (accessory). Would like to tap the driver side...
Volt Forum Newbie Checking In...
Posted on 29 November 2015 by bilmat
10 replies | 302 views
You can call this a Newbie Post as it’s my first one. I joined this forum yesterday after taking delivery of a fully-loaded 2016 Volt Premium the...
New volt, stereo issues...
Posted on 29 November 2015 by nweaver
3 replies | 293 views
I suspect something wasn't fully hooked up on the stereo: Symptoms Can't change volume either with the knob or buttons when using CarPlay Siri...