Utterly Unrealistic Range Tests Are Uninforming and (Mostly) Useless

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 22 May 2023 14:31:39 +0000

In a recent press release from GM Brazil, the story of a wild range test of the Chevrolet Bolt EUV was shared. To commemorate the launch of the vehicle in Brazil, GM’s South American division worked with a local university to wring out as many miles as possible from the vehicle’s battery pack. The result? […]

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Chevy’s Not Taking Any Chances With Bolt Battery Packs

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Sun, 21 May 2023 01:48:17 +0000

Some recent posts on Reddit give us some news that might look bad on the surface but really show us something good. It turns out that GM’s battery software errs far on the side of caution for Bolts and Bolt EUVs after the fire recall. As you can see in the image above, there’s a […]

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Bye Bye, Bolt

Credit to Author: Stuart Ungar| Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2023 17:45:22 +0000

After six years, the Chevy Bolt EV and Bolt EUV will soon be retired. While it wasn’t smooth sailing for all of those six years, the Bolt EV was the first mass-market long-range EV for Chevy, and it has some very loyal owners. Early on, there was the minor issue of the car’s seats not […]

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If You’ve Been Saying You’re Waiting For A Good Non-Tesla Electric Car, Now Is The Time!

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 16 Apr 2023 18:24:36 +0000

I had this article title drafted up a while back. It had just hit me that there were really several highly competitive, highly compelling electric vehicles on the market now — even in the USA — and that it’s now a prime time for mainstream car buyers to start going electric. So, I wrote the […]

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My First EV — Part 3, Home Charging

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 15 Apr 2023 19:20:39 +0000

If you buy a new Chevy Bolt, GM gives you two options for charging at home: $500 cash for DIY, or $1,000 towards using one of its certified installers. I did not know much about installing a charger, so I opted for the second. All was done by email: click here to accept, click there […]

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US Electric Car Sales Increased 65% In 2022

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 25 Feb 2023 20:03:21 +0000

Update: According to our calculations, approximately 5.7% of US car sales were fully electric car sales in 2022. That’s up from 3.2% in 2021, 1.7% in 2020, and 1.4% in 2019. Tesla continues to dominate the US electric car sales market, which can make it seem as though not much is changing here. However, the […]

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New High: 16% EV Adoption in California in 2022

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2023 02:29:03 +0000

California has surpassed yet another milestone on its way to mainstream electric vehicle adoption. And while Tesla remains the pioneer in the sector and the primary contributor to mainstream EV adoption, increasing competition is also pushing more consumers to buy electric. EV sales made up 16 percent of new vehicle sales in California in 2022, […]

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As The EV Landscape Changes, So Do The Ads

Credit to Author: Stuart Ungar| Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2023 23:00:15 +0000

Chevrolet’s “EVs for Everyone” ad starts with a woman’s voice saying, “It’s beautiful,” as she walks over to a Chevy Bolt EUV in the middle of a pastoral field as she gets ready for her hiking adventure, and then it promptly cuts away to a couple of men loading up a Chevy Silverado EV with […]

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Hurry, Chevy Bolts Down An Astonishing 47% To $19,995 Until March! (Net After Tax Credit)

Credit to Author: Paul Fosse| Date: Sun, 22 Jan 2023 20:26:16 +0000

In 2021, the future of the Chevy Bolt was uncertain. It had started off as a car that had beat the $35,000 Tesla Model 3 to market, but for a variety of reasons (including being outsold by 10× by the Tesla Model 3, losing the $7,500 tax credit, no significant updates in 4 years and […]

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Demand For Chevy Bolt EV/EUV Spikes, Dealers Salivate

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Wed, 04 Jan 2023 04:49:53 +0000

A perfect storm for Chevrolet Bolt EV and Bolt EUV sales has hit, but the sudden spike in sales is putting dealers in the driver’s seat. Some Background Chevy’s Bolt EV and Bolt EUV aren’t the best EVs around. Most EVs charge faster than they do, and many come in rear- and all-wheel drive configurations. […]

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