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Science Guy Bill Nye buys Chevy Bolt EV, his seventh electric car

Science Guy Bill Nye buys Chevy Bolt EV, his seventh electric car

Bill Nye, better known as "The Science Guy" on the popular PBS children's series that bears his name, loves electric cars. He drove one of only a few hundred original GM EV1 two-seat electric cars almost 20 years ago. Three weeks ago, he took delivery of a brand-new "Kinetic Blue" 2017 Chevrolet... read more

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

2017 Chevy Bolt EV electric car wins North American Car of the Year award

Media days at the Detroit Auto Show always open with the announcement of the year's North American Car and Truck of the Year awards, and this year is no exception. But... read more January 9, 2017 by


 
Steve Wozniak and a Chevrolet Bolt EV

Woz is getting a Chevy Bolt EV after all; it arrives today

It appears that Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak—also known as "Woz"—is getting his 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV after all. In September, the car's chief engineer, Josh... read more January 3, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen plant

Electric cars lead to carmaker job cuts: new flashpoint?

It takes people to make cars: to lift and install parts, check quality, test-drive them after assembly, and so forth. Automation has eliminated many of the jobs performed by... read more December 23, 2016 by


 
Steve and Janet Wozniak with new 2016 Tesla Model S, December 2016  [source: Steve Wozniak Facebook]

Woz got a Tesla, not a Chevy Bolt EV: Supercharging may be why

In September, Chevy scored quite a publicity coup for its Bolt EV long-range electric car. The car's chief engineer, Josh Tavel, took a pre-production 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV... read more December 19, 2016 by


 
Chevrolet Bolt EV self-driving prototype

Electric Chevy Bolt EV will be GM's first autonomous car

With its EPA-rated 238-mile range and a base price of $37,495, the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV is a serious foray by General Motors into mass-market, long-range electric cars. It... read more December 19, 2016 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car with Aerovironment EVSE-RS charging station

Chevy Bolt EV will offer AeroVironment charging station

Charging at home is by far the most common way that electric-car owners in the U.S. recharge their vehicles today. For those that are able to install home charging stations... read more December 16, 2016 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Far more Chevy Bolt EVs likely to be sold than compliance requires

For the past few years, several of the electric-car models on sale in the U.S. have been "compliance cars." That means they are built primarily to satisfy California's... read more December 14, 2016 by


 
First 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV buyers, Fremont, California: Bobby Edmonds, Bill Mattos, Steve Henry

First 2017 Chevy Bolt EV electric cars sold today, in California

And now it's real. Just 23 months after GM CEO Mary Barra unveiled the Chevrolet Bolt concept at the Detroit Auto Show, the very first production versions of Chevy's 238-mile... read more December 13, 2016 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

2017 Chevy Bolt EV 10 to 40 percent battery-capacity loss: possible, but unlikely?

When's the last time you sat down and read large parts of an owner's manual for a car? If it's been a few years—or a few decades—you may be surprised how... read more December 13, 2016 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Thinking of buying a 2017 Chevy Bolt EV? Read the owner's manual!

The first 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric cars should be arriving in dealerships sometime this month, likely in electric-car friendly California before anywhere else. The... read more December 7, 2016 by


 
1996 General Motors EV1

Modern electric cars at 20: from EV1 to Bolt EV, where are we now?

Twenty years ago today, the very first GM EV1 electric cars were delivered to 40 lessees in California in a blaze of publicity. Since then, plug-in electric vehicles have... read more December 5, 2016 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

GM loses $9K on each Chevy Bolt EV to become major player in electric cars: report

With the first cars expected to arrive at a few dealerships before the end of this month, the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV could change the electric car landscape. It offers an... read more December 5, 2016 by


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

Chevrolet Bolt EV: Green Car Reports' Best Car To Buy 2017

Each year, Green Car Reports chooses a new car, or a family of cars, as the best green car introduced in that model year. In 2011, our very first award, we picked the... read more November 14, 2016 by


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

GM ramps up 2017 Chevy Bolt EV electric-car production; how many can it build?

With anticipation of the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV launch growing, General Motors has started to ramp up production of its groundbreaking 200-mile electric car. (It's actually... read more November 7, 2016 by


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

Chevy Bolt EV compared to Tesla Model S 60: Motor Trend lays it out

Sometimes reporters and editors will see an article or a section in another outlet and think, "Darn, why didn't we think of that?" This is one of those times. Enthusiast... read more November 3, 2016 by


 

 
 

 
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