What could GM have done better with Gen 1 Volt, and how can Gen 2 do better?
What could GM have done differently with Gen …
Posted 9 hours ago

Yesterday a reader who periodically writes comments pointing out faults with the Volt and GM, and who points out how Toyota is doing better had more to say along those…

What could GM have done differently with Gen …
Voltec Powertrain completely overhauled
2016 Voltec powertrain completely updated
Posted 1 day ago

The most pressing question about the next-gen Volt is not whether its propulsion system will be improved, but whether it will be so much better that GM-bashers and Toyota fanboys…

2016 Voltec powertrain completely updated
Watch the video that upset Edmunds’ car dealer customers
Watch the video that upset Edmunds’ car deale…
Posted 2 days ago

Thanks to Tesla, car dealers are on the defensive these days, but are they as bad as they used to be, or are they even as "bad" as some people…

Watch the video that upset Edmunds’ car deale…
EVs are no longer a niche in Norway
EVs are no longer a niche in Norway
Posted 3 days ago

Norway is an example of what can be done when unity of will is focused on a goal.

Of course its population is only around 5.1 million, so being small…

EVs are no longer a niche in Norway
Top-10 best selling plug in cars
Global top-10 best selling plug in cars
Posted 6 days ago

OK, here's where things stand. The Volt is not first, but gen 2 could fix that.

Let's hope that's the way it goes.

GM has an opportunity here ...

 

As of…

Global top-10 best selling plug in cars
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What's more important, mileage or Premium features?



Posted on 30 October 2014 by Oliver84
1 replies | 0 views
If you're planning on selling in 3-4 years, what would you say is more important in a Volt? I'm looking at a 25k miles base model 2012 Volt or a...

It is autumn & the predicted AER on my Volt dash is falling along w/the maple leaves.



Posted on 30 October 2014 by Ziv
6 replies | 120 views
But that is not the same thing as battery degradation! Now that I have that out of the way, it is really interesting how relatively mild temperatures...

TPMS Problems




Posted on 30 October 2014 by mbrenengen
2 replies | 108 views
In addition to an ongoing and apparently unfixable "No Remote Detected" problem, as my 2012 turned three and ran out of warranty, it developed a...

Custom fit carpet floor mats by Lloyd




Posted on 30 October 2014 by carid
2 replies | 106 views
Your vehicle deserves to be looked after. If you want to give a luxury feel to your vehicle interior, there is no better alternative than installing...

Purchasing a used Volt- a few quick questions



Posted on 30 October 2014 by climbingcoder
5 replies | 336 views
Hey everyone, I've been a fan of the Chevy Volt since it was first released and am now in a position to buy a 2012 Volt used from a local...

My Generation 2 Range prediction 60 miles! Here is how I think they get there.



Posted on 30 October 2014 by PEVFAN
23 replies | 875 views
First off here is my predicted Stats 19 KW Battery x 92% usable SOC = ~17 kw usable 17KW x 3.8 KW/mile = ~ 65 mile I suspect 60 mile spec'd...

Comparison of two volts, which do you suggest?



Posted on 30 October 2014 by EasternCanuck
17 replies | 495 views
So my hunt for a Volt continues after finding out the one I really wanted was titled a Lemon. I've got two other options now and wonder which...

Volt 2.0 Transmission Design




Posted on 30 October 2014 by Jeff N
1 replies | 0 views
Let's use this thread to speculate about the Volt 2.0 transmission redesign and eventually to discuss the actual design when the full details become...

Volt beats a VW Jetta TDI Diesel




Posted on 30 October 2014 by baragona
12 replies | 99 views
I was at a stop light the other day in the left lane. 1/4 mile down the road, the right is closed due to construction. A VW Jetta TDI was behind me...

How can I locate accurate invoice and msrp pricing?



Posted on 30 October 2014 by dsutton01
3 replies | 126 views
I'm trying to do some calculations on final pricing, given my private offer, tax rebate, costco gift card, and $ off invoice, but I am having trouble...

Is battery/cabin air 'pre-conditioning' affected by EVSE amps?



Posted on 30 October 2014 by hyperlexis
6 replies | 155 views
Does the time to pre-heat/cool/'condition' the cabin air and/or the battery pack vary based on the amp rating of the wall EVSE, assuming the car is...

Current 400 mile trip




Posted on 30 October 2014 by r.tornello
4 replies | 181 views
400 Round trip miles First half trip ambient temp 65/72 degrees, tire pressure 40 lbs/ avg highway speed 65 MPH, for about 80 to 100 miles then...

Mountain Mode Ninja says, "Put Up Or Shutup".



Posted on 30 October 2014 by anthonykitmcinnis
27 replies | 848 views
The purpose of this thread is to make a financial type wager to anyone that doubts I got, and can get get anytime i want, the miles that I claimed in...

"Audio Cues" used to work...




Posted on 30 October 2014 by Sly Bob
5 replies | 231 views
Audio cues, the sound the cars audio system makes when the car starts and shuts down isn't working. It worked fine until a few days ago and tonight I...

2012 Volt, won't go over 5 miles an hour!



Posted on 29 October 2014 by Arabiianfancy
10 replies | 701 views
My daughter's 2012 Chevy Volt has suddenly stopped running right. When you start it it's fine and will accelerate etc. At app 1 miles it drops to 5...