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by Jychevyvolt
Sat Feb 11, 2017 5:23 am
Forum: News and Main Chevy Bolt EV Forum
Topic: Autonomous Chevy Bolt EVs drove 9776 miles in 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 3107

Re: Autonomous Chevy Bolt EVs drove 9776 miles in 2016

EldRick wrote:Well, that's about one percent of the miles driven by Google and Tesla autocars...


Autopilot != Autonomous
by Jychevyvolt
Fri Feb 03, 2017 11:13 pm
Forum: News and Main Chevy Bolt EV Forum
Topic: Autonomous Chevy Bolt EVs drove 9776 miles in 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 3107

Re: Autonomous Chevy Bolt EVs drove 9776 miles in 2016

The most impressive part was where the driving took place. Urban environment, the hardest part of autonomous driving.
by Jychevyvolt
Fri Feb 03, 2017 12:46 am
Forum: General / Main Chevy Bolt Owners Forum
Topic: Driving LA to San Francisco
Replies: 72
Views: 27617

Re: Driving LA to San Francisco

99 hwy is only 30 miles longer than the 5. Best strategy is full charge at start and DCFC at low SOC.
by Jychevyvolt
Fri Jan 27, 2017 11:07 pm
Forum: Chevrolet Bolt Reviews
Topic: This reviewer was clearly smoking something
Replies: 19
Views: 10965

Re: This reviewer was clearly smoking something

Never trust these online reviews.
by Jychevyvolt
Sat Jan 21, 2017 9:21 am
Forum: News and Main Chevy Bolt EV Forum
Topic: Autonomous Bolt EV
Replies: 0
Views: 2031

Autonomous Bolt EV

https://youtu.be/1Tp6Ubf6mE4

San Francisco is crazy.
by Jychevyvolt
Fri Jan 20, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: L2 Chargers For The Home
Replies: 21
Views: 8091

Re: L2 Chargers For The Home

I got the GE indoor/outdoor charger. It has a jumper setting for 20/30/40 amps. Took me 1 hour to install the charger and the homerun to the electric panel.
by Jychevyvolt
Tue Jan 17, 2017 8:42 am
Forum: Other Electric Vehicles
Topic: Hyundai Ioniq Numbers Flatten Chevy Bolt, Toyota Prius
Replies: 61
Views: 19581

Re: Hyundai Ioniq Numbers Flatten Chevy Bolt, Toyota Prius

LeftieBiker wrote:I don't drive a lot of miles, and don't need free electricity. My Leaf costs me about $25 a month in fuel. I'll take a lower payment and residual, please.


I would just lease a Fiat 500e. Can't beat $59/month. I'll probably ebikes to work.
by Jychevyvolt
Tue Jan 17, 2017 5:15 am
Forum: Other Electric Vehicles
Topic: Hyundai Ioniq Numbers Flatten Chevy Bolt, Toyota Prius
Replies: 61
Views: 19581

Re: Hyundai Ioniq Numbers Flatten Chevy Bolt, Toyota Prius

If the Bolt launches successfully and the Hyundai doesn't, I'm hoping that by Memorial Day Hyundai will have a good lease offer for them. Assuming I haven't fallen in love with the Bolt's firm ride and hard seats, I'll then try to lease one right when my Leaf lease is over. I'd cheerfully pay up to...
by Jychevyvolt
Sat Jan 14, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: What about 480VAC charging?
Replies: 12
Views: 4922

Re: What about 480VAC charging?

In the US. Residential get 120/240 single phase. Commercial get 120/208 3 phase (wye) Industry gets 277/480v 3 phase (wye) and up. The office gets power by stepping down the power, with a transformer. 277/480v -> 120/208v (wye). There is no receptacle that will handle 277v. We use a special receptac...

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