LG Chem says will have 200-mile EV battery for 2016
LG Chem says it will have a 200-mile EV batte…
Posted 1 day ago

Do you ever find yourself wishing the automakers and their suppliers would just spill the beans?

Is it impatient to want to know what's next? Or is it more fun…

LG Chem says it will have a 200-mile EV batte…
College students to attempt solar EV speed record today
College students to attempt solar EV speed re…
Posted 2 days ago

By Mark Atkinson

Note: Found this story yesterday, and today is the day for the world record attempt. A new writer, Mark Atkinson did the writing. The videos add detail -…

College students to attempt solar EV speed re…
There will be no gen-two Ampera
There will be no gen-two Ampera
Posted 3 days ago

General Motors not surprisingly refused to comment on "future product," but a believed-reliable report says Opel will discontinue the Ampera after next year's redesign of the Chevrolet Volt.

 

Following abysmally declining…

There will be no gen-two Ampera
California PEV purchases most influenced by solo HOV lane access
California plug-in purchases most influenced …
Posted 4 days ago

As you all know California is the Volt's biggest market.

Last we heard from GM, it was only advertising the Volt there. (Has anyone in another state seen or heard a…

California plug-in purchases most influenced …
Track time for plug-ins
Track time for plug-ins
Posted 7 days ago

Week after week we see Volt fans offer GM advice on how to market the Volt.

For starters it might have at least mentioned it upgraded its battery from 16.5 kwh…

Track time for plug-ins
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The Only thing I Dislike about my Volt




Posted on 25 July 2014 by Davis0042
13 replies | 592 views
Hi All The only thing that I dislike about my volt is the self dimming rear view mirror, it is a real pain in the you know what every time I get in...

Regen on demand switch?




Posted on 24 July 2014 by kazamali
16 replies | 453 views
Has anyone put thought into adding a manual, finger-controlled, switch to immediately put the car into "L" mode and back to "D" when needed? I'm...

OT - For Elemental's Eyes only (won't fit in a PM)



Posted on 24 July 2014 by DogMom
12 replies | 465 views
[COLOR="indigo"][SIZE="4"][FONT="Comic Sans MS"]Here is yet [I]another [/I]article stating the facts and statistics that women get in less driving...

Positive Press for Electric Vehicles re: fires



Posted on 24 July 2014 by DogMom
6 replies | 405 views
[COLOR="navy"][SIZE="4"][FONT="Arial"]In this article from an Insurance trade journal, I provided the the latter half which compares car fires in...

Canadian columnist disses gov'mt rebate as it gives unnecessary money to the rich



Posted on 24 July 2014 by Prohidium
20 replies | 571 views
I had to respond to the article of course.

Center display blank after shifting out of reverse



Posted on 24 July 2014 by FloridaMatt
1 replies | 156 views
Backed out of the garage, shifted to drive, center stack went black and no tapping anywhere would wake it. My dealer found a preliminary document...

Just finished my DIY Quick 240V




Posted on 24 July 2014 by markh21518
8 replies | 416 views
I just finished building my DIY Quick 240V and it charges my Volt using my Open EVSE DIY 30A, @ 12 Amps. So after looking at the Photos and...

US News & World Report: 2014 Volt is Best Upscale Midsize Car for the Money



Posted on 25 July 2014 by SteveC5088
3 replies | 150 views
[COLOR="silver"]Apology if this has already been posted...[/COLOR] US News & World Report: [B]2014 Volt is Best Upscale Midsize Car for the...

I got my new wheels put on today.




Posted on 24 July 2014 by jasbeagle
12 replies | 469 views
It took about 2 weeks but I finally got my new wheels today. I will use the old ones for snow tires this Oct. I really like the way they look and...

Future upgraded or aftermarket 200 mile battery possible?



Posted on 24 July 2014 by Tom plug 2 go
10 replies | 395 views
Most of the forum members are very happy with our first generation Volts. They are very well made. What are the chances that our battery packs could...

Will the 2013 Volt ever see Apple eyes-free?



Posted on 24 July 2014 by Bammerman
5 replies | 277 views
I do use my iPhone "eyes-free" in the Volt by pressing the phone's home button until Siri comes over the car's Bluetooth to ask me what I want, but...

Opel CEO confirms a new electric vehicle following Ampera axing



Posted on 24 July 2014 by techtom
8 replies | 526 views
Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann has released a series of tweets confirming the company's commit to "eMobility" following news that the Ampera will be...

My volt data after 13 months




Posted on 24 July 2014 by taconabag
2 replies | 351 views
Hey everyone, Bored today so I thought I would post some fairly detailed data as to what kind of results I have been getting. For hard data I...

Dashcam installation




Posted on 24 July 2014 by voldar
23 replies | 780 views
Hello everyone, I bought a [B][/B] on the net and it seems a great place for getting the power needed for it. Has anyone used another source of...

2015 Porsche Cayenne S E-hybrid




Posted on 24 July 2014 by bro1999
5 replies | 262 views
$77k for a luxury plug-in with a ~5 second 0-60 time, top speed of 151 mph. They did not release official EV range specs, but with a 10.8 kWh...