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  1. Chevy Volt Accessories and Modifications
    In the past I put together this thread about a portable EVSE for use with a quick 240V device. That EVSE was set at 16A and was not adjustable. More recently, a friend who owns a Volt encouraged me to post about a more robust and versatile EVSE that I put together some time ago. So here it is...
  2. Chevy Volt News, Events
    I was wondering are there any tax credits that are still being given out for installing a L2 charging station? I know for a while they were doing it but I'm going to be leasing a Volt this month and was wondering if there was anything going on with them. I live in Michigan by the way
  3. Buying, Leasing & Selling - Chevy Volt
    There may be folks that are like me and projecting to make their Volt purchase but have not done it just yet. Here are a few credits I was informed we can get at this present time. From chevrolet: If you own a vehicule manufactured by GM and it's parent companies, you likely qualify between...
  4. Newcomers to GM-VOLT.COM (See here for FAQs)
    I purchased a VOLT. I love it but I am encountering charging problems. when I go to a charge station (chargepoint) that should be pumping out 7.2k they are only pumping 3.3k or so.. there are usually 2 free handles is there some kind of adapter that I could utilize both so I can get a faster charge
  5. Electric Vehicle Batteries & Plug-In Charging
    Hi All - EMW JuiceBox project is NOW LIVE ON KICKSTARTER and ENGADGET! http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1076207974/emw-juicebox-an-open-source-level-2-ev-charging-st http://www.engadget.com/2013/06/24/emw-kick-starts-juicebox-a-99-level-2-diy-charging-station/ EMW JuiceBox is an Open...
  6. Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015) News, Events
    I'm in Metro Detroit and looking to get one of the EVSE's currently offered by DTE (local energy company). See the options available here: http://www.pluginnow.com/charging_stations The location that I'd like to install this in is at a condo association that has open parking in a parking lot...
  7. Chevy Volt Engineering and Design
    I'm looking for some sort of adapter to charge an older conversion EV from any EVSE level 2 - J1772 Charging Station. Any ideas on where to buy or information on building (a simple solution) would be appreciated. I would need a socket to accept the EVSE J1772, the circuitry to activate the EVSE...
  8. Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015) News, Events
    Bosch is pulling out all of the stops for April Fool's Day! You can buy a 30A Power Xpress with a 25' cord for $599 and FREE shipping. That's over $375 off! You must buy on April 1st to receive $599 price. Happy charging!
  9. Electric Vehicle Batteries & Plug-In Charging
    I live in a condo and want to install a dedicated charging station for just my parking stall. Is there a way to meter my usage so I can reimburse the HOA since it would have to tap a shared electrical source? Bonus question: Any recommended installers in Los Angeles area?
  10. Electric Vehicle Batteries & Plug-In Charging
    Envison Solar has partnered with Cadillac to be the provider of "Solar Tree" charging stations to Cadillac dealers that wish to install them as part of a program to refresh Cadillac dealerships. No doubt about it. The ELR is on its way...
  11. Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015) News, Events
    I got an e-mail from GM today entitled "Special links for Volt Owners". One of the links was "Learn about electric vehicle charging incentives", and goes here: http://goelectricdrive.com/Incentives.aspx?detailId=24013 That page, at GoElectricDrive.com says: The same page references this...
  12. Chevy Volt News, Events
    Hi Guys, Holden has opened the very first "Volt only" charging station in the country. Great work GM and Holden for making this possible. http://media.gm.com/media/au/en/holden/news.detail.html/content/Pages/news/au/en/2012/May/0516_HoldenVoltChargingStation.html
  13. Newcomers to GM-VOLT.COM (See here for FAQs)
    Hello Everyone! I've been browsing this forum for months now and finally bought a Blue Topaz 2012 right after Christmas. Going from my G37S coupe to the Volt was definitely a big change but I couldn't be happier. Great forum and I can't wait to continue browsing the host of threads on here...
  14. Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015) News, Events
    I have had my Volt #1569 for about 2 months now. I'm am the first Volt sold in the state of Minnesota, and as such there is a very limited charging network established in the Twin Cities. I have been working with a few "green city advisors" and business to get more and more chargers installed...
  15. Suggestions for GM - Chevy Volt
    I am concerned why the 220 Voltec charging station costs so much and why? First let me say I just upgraded my home electrical panel and exterior entrance in preparation for for 220 charging. This cost around $2,000 which included a dedicate 220 line to my garage. What is so unique about the...
  16. Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015) News, Events
    I recently moved to Denver with my Volt. I recently attempted to charge my car at one of the "Juice bar" charge stations at Canopy parking (an off site parking complex). I was really excited about parking there - they must of had 15-20 charging stations there. I picked one and plugged the J1772...
  17. Chevy Volt Engineering and Design
    What are that prime power requirements for the EVSE feed to the Volt charger? Specifically, I would like to know the following given that I just installed a Level II charger and measured current consumption of 13.8 to 14 amps when the Volt is charging as opposed to the 16 amp value quoted for...
  18. Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015) News, Events
    Came across this site that allows you to locate and or suggest locations for public EV/EREV charging station. It would be great to see these locations on the Volts or Leafs NAV. http://www.theevproject.com/charging-maps.php I wonder if there are other similar sites. Volt#671 NPNS!
  19. Chevy Volt Engineering and Design
    Hey everyone, I'm currently writing an iPhone app for electric vehicle drivers. The app allows you to connect with nearby EV owners and provides an up-to-date listing of J1772 charging stations. As I'm sure you all know there is a scarcity of J1772 charging stations right now (tough to make a...
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