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  1. Strange things happened on the way home

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    It's cold in Northwest Indiana this time of year and with that comes reduced battery miles, which I've grown used to after 3 years of driving the volt. In the winter cold I typically see 28 miles on a full charge. The other day it was cold and I used the remote start to warm things up a bit. The...
  2. MY 2011 Volt, 53.3 battery miles

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Not my highest battery range, but pretty good for a 58 mile round trip that's half expressway. Sadly, the new ChargePoint charger in the work parking lot was covered today with "Out of Service". Apparently plugging my car in last week has been noticed and my guess is a fee structure will soon...
  3. 54.2 Miles on Battery, 131 MPG Lifetime

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    My Volt continues to amaze me. While naysayers use a 35 mile battery range, I'm getting 50's even with expressway driving thrown in. I know my lifetime 131 MPG (over 16000 miles) is low compared to some, but my Volt has 60 mile workday commutes with no charging opportunity. So I'm actually...
  4. Volt Got 50.7 Battery Miles Today!

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Wow, a personal best. This just goes to show that the best time of year to hand journalists a demo car is spring not winter, haha. So for the two months that approached winter in Chicago this year, battery mileage dropped to about 36 miles for our Volt. Now that spring is a month early in...