Chevy Volt

How Much Electricity Does It Take to Charge a Chevy Volt?

Today we take a look at how much electricity it takes to charge a Chevy Volt. Before we attempt to answer this question, let’s take a look at some of the basics… The Chevrolet Volt was first introduced on the U.S. market in December of 2010. Since then, the car has managed to become the best selling plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) world wide. The Volt owes much of its success to owners in the United States, but has also been wildly successful in Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and China. Like other PHEVs the Volt uses a combination of electric power and gasoline to make the car go. When the car’s battery runs out of electricity, it switches over to the car’s internal combustion engine (ICE) for power. The latest generation of Volts can achieve an all-electric...

Can the Chevy Volt Factory 120v Charger Be Plugged Into 240v?

The Chevy Volt is a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) that was manufactured by General Motors from 2010 to 2019. In addition to North American markets, GM also produced slightly modified versions of the Volt for Australia, China, and much of Europe. In November of 2018, Chevrolet announced that they would be discontinuing the Volt in favor of more all-electric models. The Volt comes standard with a factory 120v charger. The Volt and its variants are the top-selling PHEVs of all time both worldwide and in the United States. Please see our article here for a discussion of PHEV and EV batteries. It will be interesting to see if GM’s pivot pays off… That being said, there are still over one million Volts and Volt variations on the road today. These vehicles need to be charged ...