Chevrolet Bolt EV News

  • 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV spy shots - Photo credit: S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

    Chevrolet's Bolt EV is set to spawn a crossover variant next year.

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    2021 Buick Velite 7 electric SUV revealed

    Buick's new EV is a compact crossover SUV developed for the Chinese market.

  • 2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV
    2020 Chevy Bolt EV range rises to 259 miles

    Chevy's 2020 Bolt EV sees an increase in range without an increase in price.

  • General Motors' Cruise AV self-driving car has no steering wheel or pedals
    GM's latest self-driving car has no steering wheel or pedals

    General Motors on Friday revealed a self-driving car devoid of a steering wheel and pedals. Called the Cruise AV (Autonomous Vehicle), the car is based on the Chevrolet Bolt EV and will hit the road as early as 2019, assuming GM receives regulatory approval. The automaker is seeking approval from...

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    GM investor slide reveals possible Bolt EV-based SUV

    General Motors in October announced plans to launch 20 electric cars by 2023, the first of which is due within the next 18 months. We now have an idea of what one of those electric cars might be like thanks to an investor presentation given by GM CEO Mary Barra on Wednesday at the Barclays 2017...

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    GM is testing a ride-sharing app for self-driving electric cars

    General Motors envisions a future in which self-driving cars aren't simply owned personally; they also pick up and drop off individuals. Along with its Cruise Automation subsidiary that it bought last year, the automaker has begun beta testing a ride-sharing app to hail self-driving Chevrolet Bolt...

  • The Popemobile has taken the shape of many automobiles over the years, but the latest is likely the most environmentally friendly yet. Opel has bestowed the current pontiff, Pope Francis, with a 2017 Ampera-e as the Vatican City aims to become the first country in the world to produce zero carbon emissions. Of course, the Ampera-e is a slightly modified and rebadged 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV, which means the Pope's latest ride actually hails from Orion Township, Michigan—a stark contrast from popemobiles of yore. In Europe, the Ampera-e utilizes the exact same engineering and technology...

  • Tesla Model 3 design prototype  -  March 2016
    Tesla Model 3 range higher than Bolt EV, hints Musk

    The Chevrolet Bolt EV has a range of 238 miles and can be bought today for $37,500. Later this year, Tesla will launch its Model 3 which is promised to deliver at least 215 miles of range for $35,000. However, in a Twitter post on Friday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk hinted that the Model 3 will have more...

  • 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV added to Maven car- and ride-sharing fleet in Los Angeles, California
    Chevy Bolt EV added to Maven’s LA car- and ride-sharing fleet

    Users of General Motors’ new car- and ride-sharing service Maven in the Los Angeles area are now able to access the automaker’s Chevrolet Bolt EV. More than 100 of the 238-mile electric hatchbacks will eventually be added to the fleet. Starting in L.A., Maven is collaborating with...

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    Chevy Bolt EV, Chrysler Pacifica, Honda Ridgeline named 2017 North American Car, Truck & Utility of the Year winners

    As it traditionally does, the 2017 Detroit auto show officially kicked off with the announcement of the North American Car and Truck of the Year winners. This year was a little different, though, as a third category, utility vehicle, was added to the list to represent the growing significance of...

  • Chevrolet Bolt EV self-driving prototype
    Self-driving Chevy Bolt EVs to hit Michigan roads

    Less than a week after the signing of the SAVE Act legislation in Michigan, the most lenient yet when it comes to self-driving cars, General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] has announced that it will start testing Chevrolet Bolt EV-based self-driving prototypes in the state. The announcement was made by...

  • 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV
    2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV priced from $37,495

    General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] has stuck to its word of bringing the 200-plus-mile Chevrolet Bolt EV to market for about $37,500. On Tuesday GM confirmed the starting price at $37,495, including destination. It follows an announcement on September 13 that the car has an EPA-estimated range of 238...

  • 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

    Chevrolet on Tuesday confirmed its 2017 Bolt EV electric hatchback will be coming with an EPA-estimated range of 238 miles. That beats Tesla’s [NSDQ:TSLA] 215-mi estimate for the Model 3 by a significant margin, and the Bolt EV will also beat the Tesla into showrooms, arriving in late 2016. Model 3 production is slated to commence in late 2017, assuming there are no delays, which would be rare for Tesla. Before you write off Tesla's Model 3, though, recall that it’s a much more substantial car. It’s a sporty, rear-wheel-drive sedan with available all-wheel drive. It will...

  • General Motors' Dan Ammann (center) with Lyft's John Zimmer (right) and Logan Green (left)
    GM and Lyft on-demand autonomous taxi service could start next year

    General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] has been spending up big in preparation for the arrival of fully autonomous cars. First it invested $500 million in ride-sharing business Lyft, and just a few months later it paid $1 billion to acquire autonomous car technology firm Cruise Automation. The end goal...

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    Chevy Bolt EV’s Powertrain Specs, Opel Twin Revealed

    Chevrolet’s Bolt EV was unveiled to the world during last month’s 2016 Consumer Electronics Show, though at the time we weren’t treated to any of the car’s specs apart from the much-hyped 200-mile driving range and $30,000 price tag after incentives. The Bowtie brand...

  • 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV - 2016 Consumer Electronics Show
    2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV Shown At CES: Video

    We've seen the Chevrolet Bolt for awhile now. It debuted as a concept car at last year's Detroit Auto Show, and we've spied development cars running on the streets. Today, Chevrolet revealed the production version of the 2017 Bolt EV at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The most...

  • 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV spy shots - Image via Green Car Reports
    2017 Chevrolet Bolt Spy Shots

    Chevrolet’s upcoming Bolt electric car has been spied ahead of a world debut rumored for next month's 2016 Consumer Electronics Show. Additional photos, which you can view in full at Green Car Reports, show the Bolt in great detail. The subcompact hatch has a design that’s even more...

  • Chevrolet Bolt EV concept, 2015 Detroit Auto Show
    Chevy Bolt Concept Confirmed For Production, Ford Rival Mooted

    General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] has reiterated plans to put its battery-powered Chevrolet Bolt concept car into production. More importantly, the automaker has also reiterated CEO Mary Barra’s promise made at the Bolt’s 2015 Detroit Auto Show reveal that any production version will...

  • Chevrolet Bolt EV concept, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

    Hot on the heels of the all-new 2016 Chevrolet Volt unveiled this morning at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show comes a new concept that signals the bowtie brand’s new pure electric strategy. It’s called the Bolt EV, and it’s a preview of a new battery-powered electric car due from General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] in the next couple of years. On initial glance the Bolt EV appears similar to BMW’s i3 electric car, albeit without the BMW’s unusual dipped window line and blue accent trim. However, what will potentially set apart the Bolt from anything on the...

  • Opel Ampera
    Opel Plans Ampera Successor, New EV May Offer 200-Mile Range

    General Motors Company’s [NYSE:GM] European division Opel has confirmed it will drop the Ampera extended-range electric car when the car's global twin, the Chevrolet Volt, is replaced next year by all-new model. That doesn’t mean Opel is giving up on electric cars, as the...

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