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      There appears to be a rear fuse panel in the Gen 2 just like the Gen 1. Use an "Add-a-circuit" plug to tap a fuse slot that is switched. Then use a dashcam/GPS hard wire kit to connect it. You should be able to hide the wires behind the plastic panels. You'll need to have some extra slack hanging from the hatch so you can open it. You will need to use a ground point for the hardwire kit. This may involve drilling a small screw in to the metal frame.

      Hardwire kit: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00S73FE8A
      Add-a-circuit plugs: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01DYQM6EO/

      As an example. I've attached a photo of the front panel fuse in the Gen 1. It shows the 'Add-a-circuit' and hardwire kit. It's completely reversible. Just plug the original fuse back in and remove the cables. The only permanent mod will be the ground screw (If you have to create one). But that'll be hidden and will not affect the car in any way.
       

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      If you're not brave enough to integrate a backup camera into your Volt's pre-existing screen, you could try an after market solution. I installed this into my old Impala. It's a dashcam + backup camera. It worked ok, though the display wasn't bright enough to be easily seen during daylight, but it's great for night time. There are cheaper ones that do the same, some that are just backup cameras and cost around $20. I used it for a short while in my Volt until I got a new one that doesn't clip onto the mirror. The Volt's mirror is very close to the ceiling, so you will not have much clearance.

      If you want to go that route and do not want cables on top of your dashboard, I would recommend a hard wire kit like this. The Volt has two fuse boxes and one is conveniently behind the driver side door. This makes it very easy to hide cables. All you need besides the kit is an "Add-a-circuit" like this and a self-tapping screw to ground the power supply. There's a metal piece adjacent to the fuse panel which is grounded. I popped mine into the OnStar fuse (F9-ONSTAR/GSM) for an always-on power, since my dashcam has a parking monitor. For just a backup camera you should use the lighter fuse, which I believe is F1-LTR.

      My dashcam is the DDPai M6 Plus, if you're curious.

       

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