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Is this the country's first Chevrolet Bolt EV police car?

Is this the country's first Chevrolet Bolt EV police car?

Using electric cars as police vehicles has some distinct advantages. Among them are near-silent operation, maximum acceleration from 0 rpm, and a novelty factor that can lead to friendly, beneficial interactions between officers and citizens. Now, the small Maryland city of Hyattsville, a suburb of... read more

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All-electric Buick small SUV to be based on Bolt EV: report

The Chevrolet Bolt EV, initially intended to be adapted from the next-generation Chevy Sonic subcompact, ended up with unique underpinnings designed solely for use as a... read more July 30, 2017 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric cars outside dealership    [photo: Patrick Reid]

Chevy Bolt EV plant shutdown extended, due to slow Sonic sales (updated)

One of the biggest tests of an automaker's discipline is what it does when sales start to ebb and inventories of unsold cars swell. Does it keep the production lines... read more July 21, 2017 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car, June 2017 road trip from VA to KY and back  [Jay Lucas]

Electric-car road trip: lessons learned in Chevy Bolt EV over 1,300 miles

Launched in December, the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV is the first mass-priced electric car to go on sale with a rated range of more than 200 miles: 238 miles combined, according... read more July 13, 2017 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV, road test, California coastline, Sep 2016

Bolt EV electric car sales after 6 months: how do they compare?

Last month, 1,642 Chevrolet Bolt EV 238-mile battery-electric hatchbacks found buyers, enough to take the Bolt's six-month aggregate to 7,592 deliveries all told. It was the... read more July 10, 2017 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car on Coquilhalla Highway, BC, Canada, May 2017 [Boyd/Hetherington]

Driving a Chevy Bolt EV electric car across Canada, all the way

To celebrate Canada's 150th birthday, Barb Hetherington and Buddy Boyd embarked on their maiden voyage to prove electric car travel is feasible in a very large country with... read more July 7, 2017 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV autocrossing, Photo: Terry Krebs

Chevy Bolt EV electric car does many things: autocrossing is one

The idea of performance and electric cars normally don't go hand in hand, unless the topic is a Tesla Model S P90 D. Outside of that one high-performance electric vehicle... read more July 5, 2017 by


 
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To honor Energy Week, lease an electric car: 10 lessons from new EV driver

The White House has declared this week the inaugural "Energy Week," and what better way to mark the occasion than by driving electric cars? Cars that plug in to use grid... read more June 30, 2017 by


 
Chevy Bolt EV fast-charging at EVgo station before trip across Maryland    [image: Brian Ro]

Drive a Chevy Bolt EV electric car 313 miles on a charge: here's how

Electric-car range is a funny thing. It is rated by the EPA, and most people focus on that combined figure, though an individual's use may greatly affect the car's actual... read more June 26, 2017 by


 
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2017 Chevy Bolt EV rated a Top Safety Pick by IIHS

The Chevrolet Bolt EV has just been awarded a Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). This makes it the first electric car from the 2017 model... read more June 20, 2017 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV newspaper ad, The Washington Post, June 16, 2017

Yes, ads for the Chevy Bolt EV electric car do actually exist; here's one

The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV isn't yet available in all states, but it's been on sale in California for six months now. While Chevy has said all along it will market the... read more June 19, 2017 by


 
Driving a 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV from Virginia to Missouri, June 2017  [photo: Bill Massmann]

Driving a Chevy Bolt EV electric car halfway across the U.S.: what it takes

How badly do you want a new, affordable, long-range electric car? Badly enough to drive it more than 800 miles without a unified fast-charging infrastructure? That's exactly... read more June 15, 2017 by


 
One of 130 second-generation self-driving Chevrolet Bolt EV electric cars, with GM CEO Mary Barra

Self-driving Chevy Bolt EV electric test cars to be deployed

It's widely acknowledged that most, if not all, of the autonomous vehicles expected to reach our roads in volume will be electric cars. Without the complexity of a combustion... read more June 14, 2017 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV, road test, California coastline, Sep 2016

Chevy Bolt EV: nationwide sales moved up to August for electric car

A slow Chevrolet Bolt EV rollout across the U.S. has frustrated electric-car advocates in many states toward the end of the list. While the first Bolt EVs were delivered in... read more June 11, 2017 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

How much is a replacement Chevy Bolt EV electric-car battery?

It's one of the most common questions among electric-car buyers: what happens if the battery fails? The answer is that all electric-car batteries are warranted against... read more June 9, 2017 by


 

Latest Popemobile is Opel Ampera-e electric car made in Michigan

All sorts of vehicles have been pressed into service to carry Popes, from simple Fiats to giant Mercedes-Benz luxury landaulets. Francis, the current Pope, has a preference... read more June 2, 2017 by


 

 
 

 
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