2 more 200-mile BEVs announced – sort of
2 more 200-mile BEVs announced this week
Posted 3 days ago

There are now five automakers known to have said they will have an affordable (i.e., probably under $40,000 to start) BEV.

You know about the Bolt, Model 3, Leaf, and…

2 more 200-mile BEVs announced this week
Tesla Model 3’s battery is smaller than Bolt’s; profitability remains open question
Model 3’s battery is smaller than Bolt’s; pro…
Posted 4 days ago

A recent conference call between an analyst, former Chevy Volt chief engineer Jon Bereisa – and Tesla – revealed the Model 3’s battery will be a little smaller than the…

Model 3’s battery is smaller than Bolt’s; pro…
7 hybrid or plug-in hybrid SUVs and crossovers due in the US
7 hybrid or plug-in hybrid SUVs and crossover…
Posted 5 days ago

Maybe GM will say something official one of these days?

At this time of inexpensive gas, larger vehicles are trending upward, hybrid sales are not doing as well, but how would…

7 hybrid or plug-in hybrid SUVs and crossover…
CFA Lists America’s Best And Worst Automakers By MPG
CFA Lists America’s Best And Worst Automakers…
Posted 6 days ago

It's been said California ZEV rules are a more-critical driver to electrification, and this is true. CAFE does not need more than 1-3 percent plug-in electrification to make the grade…

CFA Lists America’s Best And Worst Automakers…
Consumer Reports Compares 2016 Prius with 2016 Volt
Consumer Reports Compares 2016 Prius with 201…
Posted 7 days ago

The Prius and the Volt are redesigned this year, and last Friday Consumer Reports posted a comparo of sorts.

While of course they are in different segments, the publication was…

Consumer Reports Compares 2016 Prius with 201…
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How the hell am I going to wait 8 months? I want it now!!!!



Posted on 1 May 2016 by sammy1959
8 replies | 143 views
I took a tesla for a test ride, now I,m hooked. I don't care how nice an ice is, it will never compare to an ev. I started with a fusion hybrid,...

What to do when dealer service messes up?



Posted on 1 May 2016 by saintyohann
3 replies | 181 views
So I took my 5-day old 2017 in because the USB ports stopped working. I also asked them to look at the engine because it is louder and rougher than...

Opened the trunk and the engine turned on by itself



Posted on 1 May 2016 by warrior15r
10 replies | 257 views
So I was in my garage with the volt plugged in. It was fully charged. i opened the trunk and all of a sudden the engine turned on. Is this normal?...

ETA on EPA




Posted on 1 May 2016 by Ladogaboy
1 replies | 94 views
So do we know when the EPA will be testing the Bolt's range, or more importantly, when that number will be published? It looks like the 2016...

New 2013 owner Mileage question - is this normal?



Posted on 1 May 2016 by Go-volt
10 replies | 197 views
So, I've had the volt for a week, and I really do love it. But, I'm just wondering about mileage issues. First, my car is 3 years old, 26,000...

New 2015




Posted on 1 May 2016 by Measella
1 replies | 103 views
Near Grand Rapids, MI. Just purchased a 2015 Volt premium pkg, Sandstone w/ black leather and the funky black insert wheels. Was the last 2015...

New 2017 volt premier owner, woot!




Posted on 1 May 2016 by hoisumguo
1 replies | 108 views
Got my new 2017 Volt Premier yesterday trying to combat the 94 mi per day commute. Look forward to learning lots from the forum. -Hoi

Sticky for Annoying Default 8-amp Charge Setting



Posted on 1 May 2016 by snorth
7 replies | 91 views
I've been googling and searching this forum, and there are several threads with people complaining that the Volt does not save your selection for...

Something Sad and Something Funny.




Posted on 1 May 2016 by Dutch
4 replies | 151 views
First the sad part. At the end of my street there is a young couple who took in his dad who was alone, and is sliding into dementia. Most of the...

12 volt battery charging




Posted on 1 May 2016 by Iamscoobydoo
3 replies | 126 views
If the car is off and an aftermarket accessory is left on and draining the 12v battery will the traction battery charge the 12v?

Clipper Creek LCS-25P




Posted on 1 May 2016 by khearon23
0 replies | 87 views
Selling my Level 2, Clipper Creek LCS-25P with the L6-30 plug. No issues; great charger, I simply do not need it any longer. Asking $250 with...

(SOLD!) 2016 chevy volt OEM portable 120v charge cord for sale



Posted on 1 May 2016 by aapocketz
5 replies | 157 views
My 2016 Volt was ordered with an spare charge cable (EVSE) which I never ended up using. Its in like-new condition, I have only tested it to see if...

Volt WON'T charge on L2, but WILL charge on L1 (???)



Posted on 1 May 2016 by jsmay311
3 replies | 142 views
-A couple days ago, my 2013 Volt started failing to charge when plugging into L2 240V EVSE's (including my home EVSE and 3 different public charging...

Non-CARB lease incentives for May?




Posted on 1 May 2016 by kubel
0 replies | 74 views
Does anyone know if the incentives have changed at all in May for those of us unlucky enough to be out of a CARB state?

New 2015 Volt




Posted on 1 May 2016 by Measella
1 replies | 81 views
Near Grand Rapids, MI. Just purchased a 2015 Volt premium pkg, Sandstone w/ black leather and the funky black insert wheels. Was the last 2015...