Last week, I received a Chevy marketing email promoting some sort of joint program between Chevy and National Grid for off-peak charging.
Thank you for your application to ConnectedSolutions. Unfortunately, your vehicle is not eligible to participate because:
Li-Ion Battery, Charging, Mgmt System - Chevy Volt
A common misconception is that the 12v battery will be kept charged as long as the car is plugged in. Like many things about the Volt, the answer is "sometimes".
Plugged In Does Not Always Mean 12v Battery is Being Maintained
Even if the Volt is plugged in, the 12v battery is only charged when...