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It would be cool to see a 'range app' developed which would basically be a Google map with a colored overlay, indicating where the Bolt can currently drive to in all directions, based on the high/mid/low ranges. The overlay would be dynamic, showing how the range fluctuates upon current road and driver conditions.
 

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It would be cool to see a 'range app' developed which would basically be a Google map with a colored overlay, indicating where the Bolt can currently drive to in all directions, based on the high/mid/low ranges. The overlay would be dynamic, showing how the range fluctuates upon current road and driver conditions.

It seems like such an app would need to know gradient information for all the edges in the graph, and whether you were driving in L mode...
 

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It would be cool to see a 'range app' developed which would basically be a Google map with a colored overlay, indicating where the Bolt can currently drive to in all directions, based on the high/mid/low ranges. The overlay would be dynamic, showing how the range fluctuates upon current road and driver conditions.
The route planner in the myChevrolet app has almost exactly what you are looking for. It only takes elevation into account but shows one circle for maximum range and another one for "point of no return" (farthest distance that you can go and have enough range to come back to your current starting point)
 

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The route planner in the myChevrolet app has almost exactly what you are looking for. It only takes elevation into account but shows one circle for maximum range and another one for "point of no return" (farthest distance that you can go and have enough range to come back to your current starting point)

I had never looked at it, but the app explicitly states that it does *not* take into account "traffic or terrain". It's kind if fun that (in my case), the 50% perimeter extends about 10 miles out into the Pacific ocean.
 

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I had never looked at it, but the app explicitly states that it does *not* take into account "traffic or terrain". It's kind if fun that (in my case), the 50% perimeter extends about 10 miles out into the Pacific ocean.

I'd like to look into this. From my house, I could probably drive to Catalina!;)
 

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Where did you find that mentioned? I've been working with the app and it appears that it does take into account elevation.


For example, on the map portion, the circle of no return reflects the terrain, that is, the range is less crossing the mountains than traveling on the level.


Here in Bakersfield we're surrounded by mountains except to the north and the range map shows a long extension northward to almost San Francisco, a distance of some 200 miles.


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The app does indeed take elevation change into account.
Here's a screen shot off my iPad with a hundred miles
of range available. White area is range to 'empty',
gray line is range to 'point of no return.'
 

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Where did you find that mentioned? I've been working with the app and it appears that it does take into account elevation.


For example, on the map portion, the circle of no return reflects the terrain, that is, the range is less crossing the mountains than traveling on the level.


Here in Bakersfield we're surrounded by mountains except to the north and the range map shows a long extension northward to almost San Francisco, a distance of some 200 miles.


Paul

It says it on the screen that tells you what the "range bubble" is good for. I've attached a screen shot...


I think the irregularity of the perimeter may because the roads in those areas don't run in straight lines, or there may be no roads running into the gap areas. For example, I live in the Santa Cruz mountains, and it shows I can't to get to some places that are pretty close, but have no roads.
 

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The app does indeed take elevation change into account.
Here's a screen shot off my iPad with a hundred miles
of range available. White area is range to 'empty',
gray line is range to 'point of no return.'

I think what is defining your envelope is where the roads are and the distance along them, not the elevation, although hillier areas have fewer roads, so there is a rough correlation.
 

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It says it on the screen that tells you what the "range bubble" is good for. I've attached a screen shot...


I think the irregularity of the perimeter may because the roads in those areas don't run in straight lines, or there may be no roads running into the gap areas. For example, I live in the Santa Cruz mountains, and it shows I can't to get to some places that are pretty close, but have no roads.

Got it. Thanks. Duly noted.


Paul
 
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