Category Archives: Specifications

Chevy Bolt Ground Clearance

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

Car & Driver lists 2017 Chevy Bolt in ’10 Best Cars’ for the year

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.

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Chevrolet Bolt unveiled at CES today, details leaked ahead of schedule, videos of test drives etc

Today, January 6th, is the day that GM set to unveil the Chevrolet Bolt EV in production form at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Yesterday, GM confirmed that the 200-mile 2016 Chevrolet Bolt EV would be available in ‘late 2016’. In an email sent out by GM yesterday to those that had expressed interest in the Bolt EV, there was a line attached that said “The all-electric 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV will be available late 2016.”

Then, late last night, ahead of today’s reveal, CNET posted a video on YouTube of their test drive of the Bolt, and then quickly took it down, and then re-posted it this morning.

Next, details about the Bolt were leaked out ahead of today’s reveal at 1pm PST/4pm EST. Continue reading

Chevrolet Bolt confirmed for production by GM

This morning, Feb 12th, at a special breakfast kicking of the media days at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show, Alan Batey, head of General Motors North America, made an announcement confirming production of the Chevrolet Bolt.

“The message from consumers about the Bolt EV concept was clear and unequivocal: Build it. We are moving quickly because of its potential to completely shake up the status quo for electric vehicles,” said Mr. Batey. Continue reading

GM expected to announce Bolt EV production in Chicago

Next week at the Chicago Auto Show, General Motors is expected to announce the production of the all-electric Chevrolet Bolt.

According to a source familiar with GM’s plans, the electric vehicle will be built at GM’s Orion Assembly Plant in Orion Township. A second source also confirmed the electric car will go into production and will be built in Orion Township – but they asked to remain anonymous because the plans haven’t been announced yet by GM. Continue reading