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  1. 1000 mile round trip question.

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    I have a 60,000 mile ELR/Volt. I've owned it 2 years, no issues besides replacing the 12 volt battery. I'm taking a 1000 mile trip in July, love my car, but wonder if because of age and the mileage the reliability has dropped enough to justify renting a car. Anyone have a car with similar or...
  2. My Bolt EV Extended Trip to IA

    Chevy Bolt EV Charging
    OK, after Scott's 5,000 mile Tesla trip and Lagodaboy wandering all over CA in his Bolt, I decided to venture outside the Chicago metro area this weekend to attend a wedding in Cedar Rapids, IA area, a 460 some mile round trip. With no DC fast chargers along the route, I used some public L2...
  3. Long Trip- Mountains and Cold weather

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    I'd love to get some advice on the best way run my Volt when I travel through the mountains and cold weather to get the most out of it. Should I just keep it in Mountain mode? Hold all the battery power for the up hills and drop it in L on the down hills? Any ideas out there?
  4. First Long Trip

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Just back from our Thanksgiving trip to visit family. We drove from the DC area to Buffalo and back mostly on two lane roads over the Alleghenies (this is the shortest and often fastest way to go). The weather on the trip up was terrible. Constant rain and fog in the mountains so we had to run...
  5. Long Post, Volt Experience (Volt # 2328), NY to Florida trip report.

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    We recently made a trip from New York to Florida. A new great grandchild, three graduations and relatives along our driving route provided incentive. We have now completed the first half of the trip so its time for an initial report. The trip was made in three days: day one—Berne, NY to...
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