Officially set to receive the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt in September 2017, there are a few dealerships in Michigan that now list Chevy Bolts for sale on their website.One dealership, Feldman Chevrolet in Novi, has 4 Bolt EVs listed on their site. Looking at the window stickers in the images, it looks like the cars are from California. It looks like the dealership has managed to get some shipped from California so that they can offer them locally. Continue reading
One concern from people interested in the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt is the ground clearance. There have been a few people from European countries that have asked about it, and it’s actually a fairly common search term on the forum.
In order to clear things up, here is all you need to know about the Chevrolet Bolt’s Ground Clearance! Continue reading
GM Korea Co. announced that preorders for the Chevrolet Bolt EV opened on Friday. 400 vehicles are set to be delivered to South Korea next month, so the company wanted to start selling them. Within 2 hours, all 400 Bolt vehicles were spoken for! Continue reading
The Chevy Bolt EV’s sister car, the Opel Ampera-e, is headed to Norway in June 2017. Due to a gradual ramp-up of production of the Bolt, GM has decided to wait 6 months before sending it’s sibling overseas. Continue reading
It’s been almost a year since GM’s CEO Mary Barra promised the company would have an affordable, 200-mile electric vehicle priced at $30,000. That statement brought a ton of press, and many nay-sayers who thought it couldn’t be done.
Well, today, GM announced the first 3 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EVs have been delivered to customers in the San Francisco Bay Area – Tesla’s backyard! GM chose the location for the first deliveries because “the Bay Area is one of the largest markets for the Chevy Electric family and Fremont Chevrolet (dealership) is the number one store for Volt sales this year, making it the perfect location for Bolt EV to make its debut.”
Car & Driver’s list of the 10 Best Cars for 2017 only includes one electric vehicle, and that’s the Chevrolet Bolt.
The Bolt isn’t an excuse-free electric car, but it earns its place on the 10Best list by being the one that comes closest to rebutting two of the biggest criticisms that have been levied against the genre: expense and range.
Interested in the Chevy Bolt? Interested in blogging about your experience? Then you might want to check out our partner site MyEVBlog.com. It’s powered by WordPress, and you can create your own site, choose your domain name, and start blogging right away.
If you aren’t interested in starting a Chevy Bolt Blog, no fear! This forum is a great place to ask questions, and connect with other Bolt (and other EV) owners. Continue reading
If you are interested in the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV, consider joining the forum – it only takes a minute to sign up! There are already many Bolt owners you can ask questions, or you can direct questions directly to a Chevrolet representative in the ‘Ask Chevrolet’ section.
The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt is the first long range affordable electric car that is available worldwide (well, mostly). The Bolt has an EPA rated range of 238 miles on a single charge, and the 60 kWh battery pack can be fast-charged to 80% capacity in as little as 1 hour!
With a battery warranty of 8 years or 100,000 miles (whichever comes first), the Bolt is built to last and General Motors is committed to supporting it.
The Bolt.org electric motor is rated at 200 hp and 266 lb-ft of torque, and can propel the Bolt from 0-60mph in less than 7 seconds.
Since first selling a handful of units in December 2016, the Chevrolet Bolt.org Forum has been tracking availability. The electric vehicle is now available in Norway since April 2017, in Canada since early 2017, and in the USA in California and Oregon, in New York, Massachussets, and Virginia with plans to be available nationwide by mid-2017.
GM’s North American President Alan Batey has confirmed that the Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle will begin shipping to dealers in the fourth quarter of this year.
GM and Chevrolet have not yet released the vehicle’s expected range or price, so we still only know that it will have “more than 200 miles” range, and will be somewhere around $37,500 before incentives. Continue reading
In a recent media briefing at GM’s Alternative Energy Center, GM executives say the Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle will exceed the company’s original range estimate of 200 miles. This is an important announcement in light of Tesla’s Model 3 unveiling that touts 215 miles range. Continue reading