How Formula E stands to benefit electric cars
How Formula E stands to benefit electric cars
Posted 12 hours ago

Many of the races are in far-off cities but the blatant activism of Formula E hopes to help everyone.

Not unlike Tesla's tactics, Formula E aims to make EVs look neato,…

How Formula E stands to benefit electric cars
’40′ miles AER, 235 mpg, does this sound familiar … from Renault?
’40′ miles AER, 235 mpg, does this sound fami…
Posted 4 days ago

GM was once told not to advertise 230 mpg but the headlines now for a Renault concept that may lead to a production Nissan PHEV are boldly proclaiming nearly the…

’40′ miles AER, 235 mpg, does this sound fami…
New Volt will have powertrain performance that’s better in every way
New Volt will have powertrain performance tha…
Posted 5 days ago

The next gen (presumably 2016) Volt will “hit it out of the park” in the sales arena, and “be better in every way,” says GM’s Powertrain Executive Director, Larry Nitz.

But…

New Volt will have powertrain performance tha…
GM Spiffs Canadian ELR sales; LG Chem’s Holland plant hires for new Volt production
GM Spiffs Canadian ELR sales; LG Chem’s Holla…
Posted 6 days ago

Free Charging Station With ELR: Extended To Canada

By Phillippe Crowe

To help lure-in possible buyers, Cadillac Canada is offering a complimentary 240-volt home charging station and installation to early buyers…

GM Spiffs Canadian ELR sales; LG Chem’s Holla…
BMW i8 makes a nice drift car, Formula E find out
BMW i8 makes a nice drift car, Formula E find…
Posted 7 days ago

Is BMW's i8 the most potent plug-in car now available short of exotic super cars? The Model S P85+ is quicker to 60 but the featherweight-by-comparison BMW looks better balanced.

Two…

BMW i8 makes a nice drift car, Formula E find…
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In Motion Charging for EVs!




Posted on 22 September 2014 by cayuga
2 replies | 93 views
From Oak Ridge National Labs: Pretty cool. I know there's gotta be efficiency losses, but it could help on the highways if they can get this to...

My Volt has new shoes (tires)




Posted on 22 September 2014 by gieso
2 replies | 166 views
After just over 43,000 miles on the original tires, I decided to get some new shoes for my 2012 Volt before it gets snowy. After considering many...

New 2015 -- and a couple of questions




Posted on 22 September 2014 by spanman
2 replies | 265 views
Well, I took the plunge and drove my new 2015 home from the dealer yesterday. I want to thank all the mods and FAQ authors for giving me a short...

50 Straight Days of 50 plus AER




Posted on 22 September 2014 by Iamscoobydoo
5 replies | 257 views
The past 50 days the weather has been perfect for my Volt. My daily round-trip commute is between 75-84 miles depending if carpooling with my wife...

Will Volt's New Battery Pack have Game-Changing Technology



Posted on 22 September 2014 by BillR
23 replies | 939 views
Here is a recent video from MotorWeek on the 2016 Volt. Not much new that hasn't been discussed here on the forum (other than videos vs....

BREAKING/ Mercedes Benz "We Will Have A Plug-In Hybrid Version Of Every Volume Model"



Posted on 22 September 2014 by Selling Volts At Sundance
8 replies | 482 views
This will get everyone in the surging Global Electric Fueled Vehicle Industry rocking this Monday Morning, the 22 of September, 2014. "[...] Jens...

Charging efficiency




Posted on 22 September 2014 by TonyDedo
9 replies | 382 views
This may be a silly question, but I'm wondering if there is any difference between charging at 8amps, 12amps or with a 240V charging station, besides...

Dense Fog and TPMS




Posted on 22 September 2014 by vdiv
1 replies | 73 views
Yesterday, way too early in the morning, I was driving in Central Penna in a rather dense and pervasive fog. Water was condensing and dripping all...

PiP Owner Wanrts Out of Lease to Get Volt



Posted on 22 September 2014 by TonyVolt
4 replies | 214 views
Hi Guys, I leased a 2013 PiP last September. I have 24 months left on the lease and am within the mileage range. I like the PiP. It has suited me...

Interesting California news article LA Times...



Posted on 22 September 2014 by peterdaniel
4 replies | 254 views
LocalCalifornia Politics Brown signs bill to urge more drivers into eco-friendly vehicles Electric car The 2013 Chevrolet Volt gets 40 miles on a...

My 120V EVSE died yesterday




Posted on 22 September 2014 by adric22
2 replies | 211 views
So I was in the house and suddenly heard the Volt honking... but it wasn't a typical honk, it was more like the pedestrian-horn sound. It just kept...

kW-hr/100 miles Question




Posted on 22 September 2014 by ssjimbo
6 replies | 247 views
I was looking at the efficiency information on MyVolt.com and I had a question. It shows 34 kW-hr per 100 miles for the last 30 days on the main...

Fiat 500e lease: $150 per month




Posted on 22 September 2014 by SteveC5088
7 replies | 401 views
Just for the month of September: FIAT of Thousand Oaks -- (805) 228-2022 -- is trying to move a ton of 500e's, with a 36 month lease at $150 per...

anyone seen SOC max/min values changing?




Posted on 22 September 2014 by pcons
5 replies | 323 views
Edit: should have titled this 'anyone seen SOC Max/min values changing' I've read now a few times that the useable SOC window doesn't change.... ...

Bought my first Volt!!!




Posted on 22 September 2014 by Az_Rael
5 replies | 472 views
The guys (and gals) at Keyes Chevy down in Van Nuys really took care of me! Got a 2014 White Diamond Tricoat with beige interior, NAV, and the...