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Chevy recalls some Bolt EVs, Volts over supplier brake issues

Chevy recalls some Bolt EVs, Volts over supplier brake issues

Chevrolet this week recalled three to four months worth of production Bolt EVs and Volt plug-in hybrids over a potential brake issue that could increase stopping distances of the small vehicles. The recall affects 2018-2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV and 2018-2019 Volt models sold in the U.S. and Canada... read more

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

GM increases Chevy Bolt EV production to ease supply constraints

Amid shortages of Chevy Bolt EVs at dealerships across the U.S. and Canada, Chevy has announced it will increase production by 20 percent. So far this year, Chevy has sold... read more July 9, 2018 by


 
2019 Chevrolet Volt

2019 Chevy Volt gets faster charging, stronger regen, more luxury features

Updates to the 2019 Chevrolet Volt will help experienced electric-car drivers maximize their electric driving and minimize the times the gas engine needs to run. The biggest... read more June 29, 2018 by


 
2013 Chevrolet Volt, Catskill Mountains, Oct 2012

GM recalls 2013 Chevrolet Volts for battery software (Updated)

GM said Friday that it will recall 3,233 2013 model year Chevrolet Volts to remedy a problem with battery cell balancing that could cause the car to shut down in traffic. The... read more June 22, 2018 by


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

Reader Report: Spending a year with two Chevy Bolt EVs

Many Green Car Reports readers have electric cars. Fewer own two, and have removed gasoline cars from their family fleet altogether. Reader Patrick Reid bought two Chevy Bolt... read more May 25, 2018 by


 
2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2019 Chevy Silverado will offer new turbo-4 that can run on 2 cylinders

Chevrolet announced last week that its upcoming 2019 Silverado full-size pickup will offer a new turbo-4 in place of the base V-6 in some models. Like the V-8s in some of... read more May 22, 2018 by


 
2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Shoppers in Canada may wait nearly a year to buy new Chevy Bolt EV

The new Chevy Bolt EV was a long time coming, but interested buyers in some parts of Canada may have to wait longer. Kent Wallace reported to us last week that Toronto-area... read more May 15, 2018 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

2018 Chevy Bolts recalled to update battery software, prevent shutdowns

A voluntary software recall on the 2017 Chevy Bolt EV has been extended to 2018 models, a General Motors spokesman told Green Car Reports on Thursday. Last month, we reported... read more May 11, 2018 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Some Chevrolet Bolt EVs get new battery pack for sudden loss of power: here's why

It's every electric car owner's nightmare: the car indicates that remaining range has suddenly plummeted to zero, the battery pack stops providing current, and the car won't... read more April 17, 2018 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car in Maven car-sharing fleet, Los Angeles [photo: Dan MacMedan fo

GM, EVgo to build Chevy Bolt EV fast-charging network, for Maven drivers only

General Motors has consistently declined to fund public charging stations that increase the utility and long-distance potential of the electric cars it sells. The company... read more April 12, 2018 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV pre-production

Chevy Bolt EV production to grow, GM to work for single set of fuel-economy rules: CEO Barra

General Motors CEO Mary Barra told energy conference attendees in Houston on Wednesday the automaker would increase production of its newest electric vehicle, push for a... read more March 7, 2018 by


 
Professor John Kelly of Weber State University, Utah, shown before Chevy Bolt EV battery disassembly

Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car: what's inside the battery? Teardown video shows all

The battery packs of most modern electric cars are far different than those in your mobile phone or other portable devices. In most cases, they include hundreds or thousands... read more February 28, 2018 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric police car, operated by Hyattsville City Police Department, Maryland

Is this the country's first Chevrolet Bolt EV police car? (updated with video)

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... read more February 28, 2018 by


 
Opel Ampera-e

Opel to swap Ampera-e (aka Bolt EV) for all-electric Corsa model in 2020

It's been six months since General Motors completed the sale of its Opel division in Europe to PSA Group, the French parent of the Citroën, DS, and Peugeot brands. With... read more February 19, 2018 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car after snowfall, Glacier National Park [photo: D Gadotti]

Chevy Bolt EV electric car range and performance in winter: one owner's log

The arrival of the first affordable long-range electric car on the market has naturally led some owners to push the car in a way that they might not do with a plug-in car... read more January 30, 2018 by


 
2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Changing tires on Chevy Bolt EV electric car: your range, grip, and noise may vary

One of the many tactics used by carmakers to boost efficiency in their vehicles is fitting low-rolling-resistance tires. Specially designed to reduce the energy wasted as... read more January 25, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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