"Hybrid Powertrain Control Module 2" HPCM2 software to increase time before low voltage / reduce power is engaged.
It could be a serious issue in traffic for the minority of Volt owners who have developed battery problems.
Mine is still amazing in summer time - even peaked 82Km estimated EV...
Li-Ion Battery, Charging, Mgmt System - Chevy Volt
As Sent to GM in both countries, will be very interesting to see the responses.
Hi technical service issue:
Hybrid battery coolant maximum levels are DIFFERENT between Australia & USA.
GM USA No longer recommend filling the tank to max for a number of years, only to the mid seam and have...
Designed in Australia by car enthusiasts working at GM Melbourne AUSTRALIA design studios !
Please ... GM give them the Volt III they will do much better than what your local crew has done!
from Australian Goauto news 14/1/15:
“The all-electric Chevrolet Bolt EV – a
I have a big question.
Can I, as a private citizen of Australia and New Zealand, use the MDI, and ACDELCO, to calibrate my speedo?
Apparently no one in Australia can do it as calibration is done in the U.S.A. Prior to shipping. No doubt at request of the local distributer...
Really big Thank you to John - the Volt tech at my dealer GWS for updating the software modules to fix my intermittent DTC's POD3E
as fixed in the USA on service bulletin PIC-5803-B
"(This controller update is a part of a coordinated Vehicle Software Configuration Management update...
I have just picked up my new Holden Volt - hence the 'u' in colour - from Barry Bourke Holden in Berwick, Victoria, Australia.
Not being enamoured with any of the standard colours available here in Australia I first looked at a completer re-paint but that turned to to be far too high a...
OBDII Diagnostic Port - RH Drive Volt
For those that use or know which of the two ports to plug into when using an OBDII diagnostic device.
I am referring to the Holden Volt, (Right Hand drive 'version'); should this make a difference in the location of the ports as far as would they be a...
Heard a whisper that a demo 'Holden Volt' would be arriving about the 28th Nov at a nearby dealer.
I hope to get use of the Volt for a couple of days soon after arrival at the dealership, (after checks, etc.) I'm one of 4 people on their initial list for this 'special treatment'. :cool:
Holden has released specifications of the Volt when it is sold in Australia as an MY13 model later this year. I am happy that Holden has decided to include the 30GB Hard Drive as I understand that is a feature no longer available in the USA. I can understand why they have included it...
Seems like the Volt launch in Australia is on track with Holden releasing details of the Volt Dealership Network.
"Holden Executive Director – Sales, Marketing and Aftersales, John Elsworth said each dealer has committed to achieve environmental accreditation and invest in new...
Holden has opened the very first "Volt only" charging station in the country. Great work GM and Holden for making this possible.
I read an article today that the Australian government has not considered introducing rebates or subsidies for EV vehicles or vehicles such as the Volt or the Prius. Nissan Australia is trying to push the government into introducing a rebate scheme, not only for the Leaf, but for other EV...
Here are some Youtube media clips about the Volt's launch in Australia. It goes on sale in 2012 as a Holden Volt. Hope you enjoy watching.
The Holden Volt has been spotted out in the open in a parking lot in Melbourne, Australia.
These photos of a new Holden Volt in a suburban Melbourne parking lot (badges and all) well...
Long time reader, first time poster and a hello from Down Under. Been looking forward to the Volt comming out since it was first announced by GM. Since it has been released in the USA I have been looking forward to it comming Down Under as a Holden. The mileage that Volt owners achieve...