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  1. Not Vauxhall/Opel Ampera or Chevy Volt but....

    General Groupe PSA EV Discussion
    Do you this will help with the knowledge of the dealerships? It looks promising, just need the price.
  2. Ampera back on the Vauxhall website

    First Generation Ampera and Volt
    I was having a rake/nosey at the Vauxhall website and lo and behold the Ampera is mentioned as being European Car of the Year in 2012 and in the same breath as future electric models, Corsa (BEV) and Grandland X (PHEV).
  3. Vauxhall Ampera Accessories

    First Generation Ampera and Volt
    Looking for the ampera sunshade, bootliner and charge cable case if anyone is thinking of getting rid of there’s.
  4. Ampera Service booking issues

    First Generation Ampera and Volt
    Every year I have trouble booking in my Vauxhall for service. nothing fancy just plain annual service. This year they have excelled themselves. Online booking done (and email confirmation). No-one collected the car. Rang up, no record of the booking. was re-booked over the phone for a MONTH...
  5. High Pitched Buzzing?

    First Generation Ampera and Volt
    So, after the demise of my old Ampera in a collision, I’ve looked at a couple of replacements (there’s not many to chose from!). I took the only one which appeals to me for a test drive and was loving it until I became aware of a very slight, very high pitched buzzing in my left ear (not...
  6. RIP Ampera - Fun While it Lasted

    First Generation Ampera and Volt
    Bought myself a lovely MY13 Ampera Electron in Cyber Grey on Wednesday 2nd May, one week later - Wednesday 9th May - got a minute away from home on my way to work and was T-boned on the drivers side by a woman in an Audi Estate who came barrelling out of a junction without giving way. :eek...
  7. Vauxhall Ampera Radio Fault

    First Generation Ampera and Volt
    Hello folks, apologies for reposting this thread; originally posted in the other makes and models forum until someone helpfully pointed out that the Ampera forum is here. Anyways, help/advice still needed, so: Just sold my Nissan Leaf after 60,000 electric miles, and am just about to buy an...
  8. Vauxhall Ampera Radio Fault

    Other EV Makes and Models
    Hello folks, just sold my Nissan Leaf after 60,000 electric miles, and am just about to buy an Ampera to negate the mild anxiety which accompanied many of these miles! So, the Ampera I'm looking at is said to have an "intermittent radio fault", whereby the display (presumably the one which...
  9. Ampera wheel corrosion implications

    First Generation Ampera and Volt
    Can anyone advise me on how serious an issue the seemingly universal wheel corrosion is? Is it just an aesthetic problem that I can try to make peace with or could it become a safety issue further down the line? I know the wheels have been discussed a lot, but I can't find a definitive answer on...
  10. Vauxhall reveals electric plans

    First Generation Ampera and Volt
    Cant help thinking this has already been posted or Im dreaming or its out of date. Apologies if it has but I hadn't seen it before. Vauxhall reveals electric plans | Next Green Car Phil
  11. Just got a 2012 Ampera and couldnt be happier

    Ice Breakers
    So today it finally happened after months of research and longing we finally got our 2012 Ampera and I am over the moon. She is perfect and unlike any car I have ever seen before she is sleek but has a back end to die for!!! I have always been a petrol head and now I am an electric head and I...
  12. Is age or mileage more important with Ampera (Volt)?

    General GM EV Discussion
    I'm looking at buying an Ampera and I've found a couple of good examples. A 2014 plate Positiv with 37k miles and a 2013 plate Electron with 29k miles. The Electron with lower mileage is about £250 more. Is age or mileage more important, or is the Electron a better bet than the Positiv?
  13. Hoping to purchase Genuine Vauxhall Ampera accessories

    First Generation Ampera and Volt
    Apologies if this is against the rules but since you all hang out here. Please see below thread if you are interested in selling any of the following genuine Vauxhall Ampera accessories. Wanted - Genuine Ampera - Boot Liner, Privacy Shades, Windscreen Sunshade & Cargo net
  14. Wanted Genuine Ampera - Boot Liner, Privacy Shades, Windscreen Sunshade & Cargo net

    Electric Vehicle Classifieds
    I am interested in purchasing the following genuine Vauxhall Ampera accessories: Boot Liner, Privacy Shades(preferably side), Windscreen Sunshade Package and Cargo net. Kind Regards
  15. Brown Ampera with all black seats & white centre console?

    First Generation Ampera and Volt
    This is the only Ampera I've seen that has 1. Brown paint 2. One colour seats 3. White centre console And although its an electron it doesn't have the usual symbols on centre console. Had a read through sales brochure and none of these features are even listed as options...
  16. Thinking of buying an Ampera

    First Generation Ampera and Volt
    So my workplace has free to use chargers, I could charge 5 days a week, 8 hours a day, but I am unable to charge at home due to living in a flat. The commute is either 17 miles each way almost entirely motorway, or 11 miles each way, 30 and 50 roads with plenty of traffic lights, roundabouts...
  17. Vauxhall Ampera Bumper, Bumper insert and Tailgate

    First Generation Ampera and Volt
    Hello everybody Unfortunately the missus decided to reverse my ampera out of the driveway as i had blocked it in. Since the ampera is virtually silent she didn't realize it was moving and went straight into the wall. From the damage i have been advised by a garage i require a new bumper, bumper...
  18. New Ampera owner

    Ice Breakers
    Hi all, so cool to drive my new Ampera, a bit of a pain figuring out how to charge it in public. Lots of different cables, suppliers, cards to apply for etc...HELP!
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