2016 Hyundai Sonata raises bar for blended hybrid AER and it quick charges itself too
2016 Hyundai Sonata PHEV raises the bar among…
Posted 9 hours ago

The Sonata PHEV uses batteries said to be 20 percent lighter, more energy dense than those used by competitors. The battery maker is the same as for the Volt, "LG…

2016 Hyundai Sonata PHEV raises the bar among…
Derivation of Gen 2 Volt Planetary Gear Set Ratios and Speed Equations
Derivation of Gen 2 Volt Planetary Gear Set R…
Posted 1 day ago

By George S. Bower and Bill Rollins

GM already gave us some of the planetary gear set ratios in the referenced SAE article. They gave us the gear ratios with the…

Derivation of Gen 2 Volt Planetary Gear Set R…
Is this a great idea for a city car?
Is this a great idea for a city car?
Posted 2 days ago

Not sure what the funding and other key business questions look like but this is sure novel ...

By Estlin Link

A team of German engineers has been showcasing an EV prototype…

Is this a great idea for a city car?
Six categories in which the Volt has been updated
Six categories in which the Volt has been upd…
Posted 3 days ago

Here's a little piece I put together summarizing stuff. Might have missed some points ...

Borrowing a description from one of dozens of awards received, Chevrolet says its first-generation Volt was…

Six categories in which the Volt has been upd…
Volt and PiP batteries set fire for the sake of science
Volt and PiP batteries set fire for the sake …
Posted 4 days ago

Would this be an ideal job for someone who likes deliberately destroying stuff?

Not sure, but fire researchers – while not naming the Volt and Prius PHEV left little doubt whose…

Volt and PiP batteries set fire for the sake …
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Wireless Charging




Posted on 22 May 2015 by Roscop123
8 replies | 120 views
I have been considering buying a volt every since it came out--but I have been wondering when GM will come out with wireless charging--has anyone...

E1FOE, CA359, P1EOO Error Codes and a charge circuit reprogram



Posted on 22 May 2015 by jleroy
1 replies | 75 views
Anybody have a book that describes these codes? I did a search in the forum and the only one that shows up is the P1EOO. The first dealer that I went...

Did I just buy a dead Voltec Charger?




Posted on 22 May 2015 by edvard
7 replies | 215 views
I am allowed to charge my Volt at work using one of their ordinary 110 volt outlets. Since its a pain to bring the charger from the house I decided...

The last Gen 1 Volt has rolled off the assembly line



Posted on 22 May 2015 by bro1999
7 replies | 316 views
I wonder who will end up owning the final Gen 1 Volt produced...value as a collector's item? Anyways, gen 1 is officially in the books. Time...

Touchscreen becomes unresponsive




Posted on 22 May 2015 by RichardE
2 replies | 109 views
Hi... This issue is occurring on a 2012 UK Ampera but hopefully someone here has seen it or knows about it. From time to time, on touching a...

Stackable offers with 15% discount, is this possible?



Posted on 22 May 2015 by squirm
7 replies | 300 views
Fremont states on their website it is. Bait and switch?

Remote not detected Only in Front of New Starbucks



Posted on 21 May 2015 by voltowner
14 replies | 500 views
I have just triple checked this and find it fascinating. First time I parked in front of the great new Starbucks we got locally I saw the...

Thoughts on 2015 availability?




Posted on 22 May 2015 by kevininsd
0 replies | 0 views
I'm coming out of a lease and, like many, trying to optimally time my transition to a volt. My Leaf lease ends in September and I'm trying to...

Website Trojans




Posted on 22 May 2015 by Roscop123
4 replies | 122 views
Every time I go on the website my virus protection program says it's blocking a Trojan whats up with that

2016 Volt Launch Timeline?




Posted on 22 May 2015 by jcfuller
6 replies | 229 views
Too bad that most of us will have to wait until several months after the rollout in California... Also doesn't seem like a really bright idea to...

Gen 2 in DC last night




Posted on 22 May 2015 by mczajka
9 replies | 271 views
Several lucky Volt owners and guests were treated to a preview of the Disney movie Tomorrowland at the E Street Cinema in Washington, DC. Without...

Simple seatback protection




Posted on 22 May 2015 by Art Nouveau
2 replies | 130 views
If you're a bicyclist and have a pair of wheel bags lying around, they make good protectors for the rear seatbacks. The handles on my Shimano bags...

Converting Lear L1 EVSE to L2




Posted on 22 May 2015 by ron231
4 replies | 160 views
I have seen the video on how to convert the Clipper Creek L1 EVSE to be able to handle both 120/240v but my 2012 came with a Lear. Is it possible to...

2016 Volt in the Wild...




Posted on 22 May 2015 by aliamir
25 replies | 1255 views
Hey everyone I just met a very friendly GM engineer who let me take a look at the 2016 volt he was driving. Nothing we don't know already, just...

Canadian 2016 Volt pricing released




Posted on 21 May 2015 by WJ1013
1 replies | 178 views
What do you guys think?