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  1. How do I get the most ELECTRIC miles out of my Volt 2017?

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    I am a newbie. Just bought my Volt 2017 Premier used a few weeks ago. Big learning curve from my old gas only car. My goal is to use NO gas when ever possible. I have some QUESTIONS; 1) I saw on line that some people drive their Volt in L all the time. They claim that it extends the electric...
  2. Proper Use Of "L" Drive Setting

    Newcomers to GM-VOLT.COM (See here for FAQs)
    Can someone explain the "rules" for using the "L" position on a 2013 Volt? It appears that it cannot be used for regen over 40 mph. When can "L" be selected without harming the transmission? Is it more efficient to use "L" than "D" in normal city driving if you can tolerate the stronger regen...
  3. Driving in low gear?

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    Hello Volt forum people, I am a recent 2016 Volt owner and thought I would pass along my question. If it has been posted already I apologize. I searched and couldn't find, so here goes... I live in Ottawa Canada, it gets cold here out side the igloo's :):) SoI have been experiencing many of what...
  4. Can't Get Out of Low Gear When in Gas Mode

    Chevy Volt Engineering and Design
    Am loving my new Volt as long as it is in Electric Mode. It's zippy, quiet and I haven't had to go to the gas station in a month. However, when it transfers over to gas usage, it starts acting strangely. Upon acceleration from a stop, it sounds as if it is stuck in "first gear". It has a...
  5. Easy Shift from "D" to "L"

    Suggestions for GM - Chevy Volt
    Hi there, I am not sure if this has already been suggested. But as a 2012 Volt owner who will most likely buy the next gen Volt I would like to suggest the following. I switch back and forth between "D" and "L" to recover energy and reduce break use. It will be neat to have a button on the...