Posts Tagged: Chevrolet Bolt

Comparing the Bolt and Model 3 battery packs

There are two long-range, mid-priced EVs in town, and a (hopefully) friendly rivalry is developing between them. So, how do the two battery packs compare? A recent article in InsideEVs discusses the surprisingly large differences between the Chevy Bolt and Tesla Model 3 packs. In a pair of lengthy videos from WeberAuto, Professor John Kelly… Read more »

GM CEO Mary Barra: Congress should expand the federal EV tax credit

Mary Barra says GM plans to boost production of its Chevrolet Bolt in response to strong demand, and called on Congress to expand the federal EV tax credit. “We feel tax credits should be expanded so our customers continue to receive the benefit going forward,” Barra told an energy conference in Houston. “We believe in… Read more »

GM wants Congress to fund EVSE, Toyota wants hydrogen fueling infrastructure

At the recent Washington Auto Show, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee held a field hearing to solicit input from stakeholders on public policy that affects the auto industry. GM spokesperson Britta Gross thanked the committee for helping to retain the $7,500 EV tax credit, which was on the chopping block in the recent… Read more »

Motor Trend compares Bolt, LEAF and Model 3 head-to-head

This is a milestone review – the first head-to-head comparison of three EVs that “really could be your affordable, every-day, one-and-only car” – and Motor Trend assigned it to a star team of electro-journalists. Reviewers Kim Reynolds, Patrick Hong and Alec Brooks have been working with EVs since the days of the EV1 and the… Read more »

Electric Buick crossover to be based on Bolt

“The Bolt is our platform that we’re going to continue on and have a huge range of vehicles,” said GM CEO Mary Barra earlier this year. Now InsideEVs reports that GM is planning an electric Buick crossover based on the Bolt platform. According to InsideEVs’ “trusted/known source,” who recently attended a GM focus group, the… Read more »

Chevrolet Bolt production to double?

The Chevy Bolt was supposed to be a game-changing vehicle, but so far, it’s followed the same old disappointing storyline. By all accounts, it’s an excellent EV, but GM will probably produce just enough to satisfy those pesky government regulations. Or will it? The company recently took out full-page ads in major newspapers for the… Read more »