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  1. Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    Would someone help me understand how the "energy usage score" actually provides you a score. Outside Temperature has been pinned on 5.0 in hot (80+ deg.) weather. Is a 5.0 a good thing or a bad thing? What do you want it to be if you had a choice? The Outside temperature is the one that...
  2. Chevy Volt Accessories and Modifications
    FleetCarma is hosting a challenge to give EV owners the opportunity to best champion their plug-in. Competing vehicles are the Volt, iMiEV, Focus Electric, and Leaf. Do you think that your Volt is the best plug-in out there? Take this opportunity and prove it. Participants will receive three...
  3. Newcomers to GM-VOLT.COM (See here for FAQs)
    Hey everyone - I'm new in the forums here! anyway - I am a fan of alternative energy cars because I love the idea of finding better ways to do things - not because I feel that gas powered cars are bad, etc. (But seriously - it has been almost 100 years since the invention of the automobile -...
  4. Suggestions for GM - Chevy Volt
    I got to drive a Leaf about a week ago, and for the most part, it validated my preference for the Volt. One feature I really liked, though, was a digital gage to see the kW usage, similar to a meter showing RPM on those old school gas guzzlers. As you accelerate more, it shows more kWs used...
  5. Electric Vehicle Batteries & Plug-In Charging
    Recently Tony Posawatz, the Volt vehicle line director, indicated the Volt would use more than 8 kwh of battery energy to achieve the E range goal of 25 to 50 miles: http://gm-volt.com/2010/10/08/chevrolet-volt-uses-more-than-8-kwh-of-stored-battery-energy-to-achieve-ev-range/ This is more...
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