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Chevrolet’s 238-mile range Bolt EV is a major leap forward among mass-appeal electric cars and for now arguably the best. Why? Several reasons that add up to a nicely designed vehicle that does what it’s supposed to, while being enjoyable to motor around in, and boasting amazing efficiency as well. As the first EV with […]

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The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV is capable of charging up to 20-percent faster than it does on today’s DC chargers, according to initial results in a newly published report from a Canadian research institute. The Bolt’s peak charging rate has been the subject of some speculation. General Motors spokespeople have generally said the Chevrolet Bolt […]

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The Chevrolet Bolt EV is only just rolling out to dealers across the country, but Chevrolet says it’s already managed to save 175,000 gallons of gasoline. That’s compared to an average 26 mpg car, and fuel savings for the gas-engine-free electric car come fast, in direct proportion to miles traveled. Through April 2, Chevrolet says […]

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A dedicated evangelical hypermiler in California has just squeezed out more than 300 miles from his Chevrolet Bolt EV on a single charge. Beating the EPA’s 238-mile range estimate was no easy task. Spread out over 100 freeway and 200 city miles, Glenn Williams achieved this astonishing figure in near perfect conditions, while 50 and […]

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Volvo is working to introduce its first all-electric vehicle and the brand is targeting a range of at least 250 miles. Speaking with Automotive News at the Geneva Motor Show, Lex Kerssemakers, the CEO of Volvo Car USA, said that he has tasked engineers with coming up with an electric car that will travel at […]

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Chevrolet says its Bolt EV has “cracked the code” toward far greater acceptance for an electric car, but whether it can sell in far greater volume is an open question. How does one define “crack the code?” It’s akin to saying the Bolt EV hits the key wish list requests of many more fence-sitting consumers […]

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Indicators are good the first Chevy Bolts will be delivered by month’s end, and a watchful fan snapped a great shot of photographic evidence that this is so. Posted to the GM-Volt.com enthusiasts forum a few minutes ago, the image said to be taken today on I-75 as they leave Lake Orion, Mich,. by reader […]

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The 2017 Chevy Bolt EV has not even had its first customer delivery yet but has already accrued some of the highest honors that can be bestowed on a car. Having received at least eight major awards, and counting, the $30,000 after federal subsidy Bolt EV cuts by more than half what an electric car […]

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With the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV now on the final home stretch and due in California and Oregon dealers within the next several weeks, a few final mysteries surrounding the car are now being resolved. As the first electric car with over 200 miles range for under $30,000 after a federal subsidy, the Bolt – […]

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Yesterday word came from up North that the 2017 Bolt EV production line at the Orion assembly plant in Michigan has officially started. A rumor only at this point, the news was delivered by that medium of choice, Twitter, and the poster was the WaterlooRegionVoltec group of Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. It would make perfect […]

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