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by buickanddeere
Wed Dec 10, 2014 5:20 pm
Forum: News and Main Chevy Spark EV Forum
Topic: 61 Spark EVs were sold in November
Replies: 12
Views: 9104

Re: 61 Spark EVs were sold in November

Anyone or know of anybody holding out for an EV Sonic ? Instead of the Spark EV ? The new Volt 2.0 will be interesting to observe, they could also cut into Spark EV or Sonic EV sales?
by buickanddeere
Sat Nov 22, 2014 1:52 pm
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: Wireless charging simple, cheap mod
Replies: 4
Views: 7108

Re: Wireless charging simple, cheap mod

Just park the car under a 500,000 volt power transmission line. The metal body will pickup all kinds of induced voltage.
by buickanddeere
Wed Nov 12, 2014 10:45 am
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: 6.6kW charging
Replies: 20
Views: 13724

Re: 6.6kW charging

I don't see how a 6.6Kw charger is a whole lot more $$$ to install in a Volt or Spark than a 3.3Kw. Please explain your last paragraph with the 240 charging generator. Actually the traction motor generates AC when in down hill regen mode.the inverter/converter electronic drive power modual rectumfi...
by buickanddeere
Wed Nov 12, 2014 10:36 am
Forum: Other Electric Vehicles
Topic: 2017 Sonic EV Speculation
Replies: 4
Views: 6133

Re: 2017 Sonic EV Speculation

Let's not forget that adding twice as much fuel into an airplane's tanks or twice as many amp/hr of batteries into an EV. Doesn't double the range.
by buickanddeere
Mon Nov 10, 2014 10:49 am
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: 6.6kW charging
Replies: 20
Views: 13724

Re: 6.6kW charging

buickanddeere wrote:I don't see how a 6.6Kw charger is a whole lot more $$$ to install in a Volt or Spark than a 3.3Kw.
Please explain your last paragraph with the 240 charging generator.
by buickanddeere
Mon Nov 10, 2014 10:46 am
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: How does the 12V battery charge?
Replies: 5
Views: 5772

Re: How does the 12V battery charge?

DC to DC converter is far more efficient and lighter than a belt and alternator.
by buickanddeere
Sat Nov 08, 2014 10:19 am
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: 6.6kW charging
Replies: 20
Views: 13724

Re: 6.6kW charging

I don't see how a 6.6Kw charger is a whole lot more $$$ to install in a Volt or Spark than a 3.3Kw.
by buickanddeere
Fri Oct 31, 2014 8:45 am
Forum: Other Electric Vehicles
Topic: Sonic EV to cannibalize Spark EV?
Replies: 54
Views: 52418

Re: Sonic EV to cannibalize Spark EV?

I'm hesitant to drive a small vehicle in a snow storm on roads with full sized cars, pickup trucks, buses and semi's.
by buickanddeere
Fri Oct 24, 2014 5:28 pm
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Leftover 2014 Spark EV - Battery condition & life
Replies: 34
Views: 20726

Re: Leftover 2014 Spark EV - Battery condition & life

Some battery compositions actually improve from brand new and peak somewhere around 20-30% into their service lift.

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