Breaking News
Blog

Living with the Volt

David Blaza
5/23/2011 02:27 PM EDT

 32 comments   post a comment
NO RATINGS
View Comments: Oldest First | Newest First | Threaded View
Page 1 / 4   >   >>
elctrnx_lyf
User Rank
Author
re: Living with the Volt
elctrnx_lyf   5/23/2011 5:03:15 PM
NO RATINGS
David, you are really lucky to get a chance to drive volt. And I feel GM did a great job after been criticized for vehicles like Hummer. The interior electronics looks really attractive and 38 miles is definitely good enough for an average office commute. By the way what is the exact price?

elctrnx_lyf
User Rank
Author
re: Living with the Volt
elctrnx_lyf   5/23/2011 5:03:53 PM
NO RATINGS
It is mentioned that the engine charges battery running so how does the mileage limited to 38miles for single charge?

VCI
User Rank
Author
re: Living with the Volt
VCI   5/23/2011 6:38:55 PM
NO RATINGS
If you covered your house and garage with PV cells it would take a month to charge your Volt.

Mohamed_S
User Rank
Author
re: Living with the Volt
Mohamed_S   5/23/2011 8:05:10 PM
NO RATINGS
Your daughter is very beautiful!

ChrisGammell
User Rank
Author
re: Living with the Volt
ChrisGammell   5/23/2011 8:26:51 PM
NO RATINGS
If you can add more pictures, I'd be interested to see more of the interior, specifically the dual screen dash you mentioned. I'm sure we'll get to see some of it when Brian drives it around, but I have to say, it looks pretty slick!

jimmy58
User Rank
Author
re: Living with the Volt
jimmy58   5/23/2011 8:57:20 PM
NO RATINGS
Starting at $40k it is a little pricy for a Chevy (it not a corvette). As a faithful Chevy owner i still want one.

chanj0
User Rank
Author
re: Living with the Volt
chanj0   5/23/2011 9:17:50 PM
NO RATINGS
It is very important that we are aware of the future. Your test of the Volt and your article are equally important for audience and even American to understand the innovation from GM. Volt has no doubt caught a lot of eyes. I have seen it a couple times and it stands out really well. I have a lot of question with regard to the saving it brings on the table. What's the tested gas mileague or charge mileage? How long it can ride w/o charge? If the engine is used to charge the battery, I assume it will run as long as the gas last plus more, won't it? What's the average charge time from almost empty to full charge? I know a lot of these information can be found through GM. Yet, I have tendency to believe the actual than the claim. Seeing is believing, you know. I suppose these information will help consumers to adopt to this new technology.

ManasK.RayChaudhuri
User Rank
Author
re: Living with the Volt
ManasK.RayChaudhuri   5/24/2011 10:39:56 AM
NO RATINGS
THIS WILL REVOLUTIONISE THE INDUSTRY ONCE IT IS SEEN

agk
User Rank
Author
re: Living with the Volt
agk   5/24/2011 12:31:36 PM
NO RATINGS
First i thought it is an article aboutt voltage in circuits!but surprise to see a lovely car. GM always gives beautiful cars with great looks. This time extra special with volts.Let the volts give a good shock in the market

phoenixdave
User Rank
Author
re: Living with the Volt
phoenixdave   5/24/2011 12:58:08 PM
NO RATINGS
I would assume the 38 miles between charges is not based upon heavy rush hour traffic. Also, how do battery-based vehicles perform in the very-cold winters faced by half the US each year?

Page 1 / 4   >   >>
More Blogs
Capacitive sensing touchscreens are given for the “iPhone generation.” But there are four key technical issues automotive manufacturers should consider when implementing them.
Over the next year there will be an interesting test of two opposites in political thinking applied to the creation of wafer fabs.
Massive MIMO is one of the technologies under development for 5G cellular communications. It's still in the simulation and demonstration stage, but you should start learning about it now.
The FPGA and FPRF (field programmable RF) chips inside Lime Micro's SDR can address a wide variety of applications.
The Defend Trade Secrets Act is poised to bring a wealth of new protections for electronics companies that are more vulnerable than ever to trade secret theft.

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
Like Us on Facebook
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed