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2017 Chevy Bolt EV battery may fail due to faulty cell; new pack needed for a few GM electric cars (updated)

2017 Chevy Bolt EV battery may fail due to faulty cell; new pack needed for a few GM electric cars (updated)

General Motors has informed "a few hundred" owners of 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric cars that their cars could suffer from a problem with the lithium-ion battery pack that could cause it to fail without warning. The cars were among the very earliest Bolt EVs produced for public sale, so are... read more

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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 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


 
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


 
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


 
John and Mimi Porter of San Diego, California, with their new 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV, in Feb 2017

2017 Chevy Bolt EV electric car at 6 months: owner's likes, recommendations

The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV is the first mass-priced electric car with a range of more than 200 miles, and it's already had a big impact on the California market. While it... read more May 26, 2017 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV pre-production vehicles at Orion Township Assembly Plant, March 2016

Chevy Bolt EV costs $28,700 to build, Tesla Model 3 a bit higher: analysis

The costs and prices of electric cars are endlessly debated, not only among owners and advocates but within the industry itself. The cost per kilowatt-hour of electric-car... read more May 21, 2017 by


 
Image from 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric-car ad by Ourisman Chevrolet, Rockville, Maryland

Low-budget Chevy Bolt EV dealer ad normalizes electric cars

Ah, local car-dealer ads on television. You've likely seen them, usually during the local ad minute on national shows, often late at night or in the cheaper slots. They're... read more May 12, 2017 by


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

This family has two Chevy Bolt EV electric cars, uses no gas at all

The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV is the first mass-priced electric car to offer a range of more than 200 miles, something previously offered only by pricey Tesla luxury cars... read more May 10, 2017 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Volt

2018 Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid carries over with few changes (updated)

It appears that Chevy isn't following its own precedent as the Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid enters its third model year. In the past, the Volt received a battery upgrade... read more April 30, 2017 by


 

 
 

 
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