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  1. Navigation system has lost its mind

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Searched the forum for anything having to do with navigation system problems and came up empty. I have a Gen. 1 2013 Volt that has developed a problem with the navigation system, specifically the map. First is that the system gets stuck in "Navigation initializing" for up to 1/2 hour after the...
  2. How to determine what Map version is installed

    Care, Maintenance & Service - Gen2 Volt
    I recently discovered that it is possible to update the maps on the Infotainment system. NavTeq which supplies mapping for Garmin and most major auto manufacturers, including GM, offers the ability to update your maps. NavTeq is now called Apparantly, the Big Three German auto makers...
  3. 2013 Nav Map Update v2017

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    I haven't seen it posted here yet, but there is finally a 2017 Nav update for the 2013. Looks to be a USB.
  4. 2011 Volt gets new radio after cue audio (startup whoosh sound) stopped working

    Care, Maintenance & Service - Chevy Volt
    The startup "whoosh" sound stopped working on my 2011 Crystal Red Volt a couple of months ago. I blew it off because it didn't bother me that much, and besides I knew I had to take the car in for the inverter reprogramming. I figured after they did that, they would just disconnect the battery...
  5. Google Map Directions option to Send To Car

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    I looked up driving directions at my office pc and emailed them to me. Was thinking, wouldn't it be better to send to my car? Any you know what? CAR was an option! Hit the drop down and no Chevy:( Is that on the drawing board? I have OnStar of course, so don't really need the feature, but it...
  6. news on map database / vehicle software updates for 2012 Volt

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Does anybody know how to get information on whether and when the $199 navigation disc includes [significant; actual] updates for my vehicle? ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Has anybody heard anything about an overall software update for the 2012...
  7. More Trouble with the @#%*/ Nav System

    Suggestions for GM - Chevy Volt
    I have posted issues with the nav system in the past. Here is the latest issue. I was travelling to a shopping centre in a nearby municipality that I had never visited before. I put the address in the nav system. It correctly took me onto a major three lane highway. While travelling at 100...
  8. Want to know where you can go on a charge?

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Checkout the website "". You can give it an address and a radius and see what is encompassed. Granted it is not road miles, but still gives you an idea of what is in range of a particular radius of travel. Tim.
  9. Nav System Waste of Money

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    For any of you reading this forum who are considering buying a Volt, DO NOT waste your money on the navigation system. I refused a number of Volts to wait for one with a nav system and it is the worst waste of $2,700 I have ever made. My system does not know the names of major roads, calling...
  10. Nav System Disappointment

    Totally Off-Topic
    I waited longer for my Volt (2013 bought 6 weeks ago) and paid about $2,700 more for the navigation system (as it was part of a package), and I am very disappointed in it. When I leave home for a destination in consistently takes me on a longer route to both of the two highways I take. I mean...
  11. Navigation Map Errors

    Suggestions for GM - Chevy Volt
    Who does the map updates? I have two major highways in the Toronto area that are marked on the nav system as closed. They are not. There is construction, but they are not labelled as being under construction. It shows them closed. This does not give me confidence if I am driving in an...
  12. EV-UNFRIENDLY MAP Database

    GM-VOLT.COM Site Suggestions
    Hello EV-Friends Some of you probably heard about my Canadian fellow who is forbidden to plug his Volt in his assigned condo parking (120V outlet). He even offered to pay extra but to no avail ... Here is more detail about his case...

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    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...