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Tesla Model 3 Stories November 5, 2016

First production Chevy Bolts to begin rolling off Michigan assembly line this week

The Chevy Bolt assembly line began putting together customer cars today in Orion Township, Michigan according to the AP.  Unfortunately for most of us, the cars will only reach California and Oregon in 2016 before a wider rollout next year…

Tesla Model 3 Stories December 20, 2016

‘Bolt EV is not for profit but to subsidize gas-guzzling cars,’ says JP Morgan after meeting with GM CFO

Another industry analyst is supporting the thesis that GM’s Chevy Bolt EV is a compliance car aimed at accumulating ZEV credits to allow the Michigan-based automaker to continue selling its profitable gas-guzzling vehicles. After meeting with GM CFO Chuck Stevens last week, JP Morgan analyst Ryan Brinkman released a note to clients claiming that the Bolt […]

Tesla Model 3 Stories April 7, 2016

GM to update Bolt’s “200 miles range” now that Tesla Model 3 has 215 miles

During a media briefing at GM’s Alternative Energy Center this week, GM’s General Director of Electrification, Tim Grewe, said that Bolt prototypes have pushed past the 200 miles range that they were previously advertising. Coincidentally (or likely not), the news come just a week after Tesla unveiled its Model 3 and said that it is expected […]

Tesla Model 3 Stories January 28, 2017

This week’s top stories: Our Chevy Bolt EV review, Tesla’s new 80 MWh Powerpack station, Musk joins Trump council, Model 3 teaser & more

In this week’s top stories: Tesla quietly completes its new 80 MWh Powerpack station, Elon Musk meets with President Trump and joins his new manufacturing council, Seth takes the 2017 Chevy Bolt EV for a spin, Model 3 gets a slight rebranding and new teaser video, and much more.

Tesla Model 3 Stories April 28, 2016

Ford is developing an EV competitor to the Tesla Model 3 and Chevy Bolt, says CEO

While the Ford Focus Electric may have been an interesting car during the latest generation of all-electric vehicles, along with the LEAF and BMW i3, the automaker has since been complacent about the upcoming new long-range wave of EVs. The company recently announced a $4.5 billion in investment in electric vehicles to close the gap, but it has […]

Tesla Model 3 Stories August 8, 2016

Chevy Bolt EV is ‘a disaster for aero’ says lead designer, has a drag coefficient of 0.32

Some were wondering how Tesla is going to achieve a range greater than the Bolt EV’s (200+ miles) with the Model 3 (215+ miles), even though the company confirmed the Model 3’s battery pack will have a smaller capacity than the Bolt EV’s 60 kWh pack. Aerodynamic performance was the main suspect and now the Bolt’s […]

Tesla Model 3 Stories October 5, 2016

Tesla Model 3 vs Chevy Bolt EV: GM says reservations holders will change their minds, but that’s wishful thinking [Op-ed]

If you listen to the media and industry analysts, there’s an ongoing battle between the Tesla Model 3 and the Chevy Bolt EV over market shares in the midsize electric vehicle segment. That’s even before either car hits the market. I’ve already argued that it’s a nonexistent battle but it feels like we need to […]

Tesla Model 3 Stories September 13, 2016

GM announces that Chevy Bolt EV has a range of 238 miles, possible price reduction to match Tesla Model 3

After only talking about “more than 200 miles” for over a year now, GM finally announced today the expected EPA-rated range of its upcoming all-electric Chevy Bolt EV. The automaker expects the EPA to give the Bolt an impressive range of 238 miles.

Tesla Model 3 Stories September 14, 2016

Chevy Bolt EV first impressions roundup: 238 miles down the California Coast is remarkably nice [videos]

Now that mostly everyone has had a chance to catch up on GM and Chevy’s recent announcement about their Bolt EV, we thought it would be helpful to roundup some of the initial first impressions about the car from members of the press that were flown to California by Chevy to test the Bolt’s range…

Tesla Model 3 Stories April 13, 2016

GM executive takes swipe at the Model 3 and Tesla for all the wrong reasons

While Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn had a welcoming reaction to the unveiling of the Tesla Model 3 and the subsequent storm of reservations for the vehicle, General Motors’ Vice President of Global Propulsion Systems, Dan Nicholson, is not as gracious as his colleague. The GM executive was critical of Tesla’s reservation process, which requires a deposit and wait […]

Tesla Model 3 Stories September 14, 2015

GM brought a Bolt prototype to LA’s Drive Electric Week Event

Los Angeles kicked off the National Drive Electric Week with a big surprise for everyone: a Chevy Bolt prototype and a Nissan LEAF 2016 in display. Green Car Reports managed to get a few pictures of the event.

Tesla Model 3 Stories July 6, 2015

Opinion: The Chevy Bolt is not a “Tesla killer”

I want to start by saying that I think the Bolt is a great initiative from GM and I am glad to see this major car manufacturer committing more seriously to pure electric vehicles. This article is not a hit piece on the Bolt, but rather a critic of the reporting around the vehicle. Recently […]

Tesla Model 3 Stories March 27, 2017

New York’s new $2,000 EV incentive is aimed at Tesla Model 3, Chevy Bolt EV, and other long range affordable EVs

The state of New York has finally released all the details of its new electric vehicle incentive plan, which has been formally announced earlier this month and will start officially on April 1st. They decided to go with tranches that take into account both range and price. Only a few vehicles, like the Tesla Model […]

Tesla Model 3 Stories May 19, 2017

Tesla to break even on Model 3 at $41,000, says UBS based on cost analysis of Chevy Bolt EV

UBS’ global research group tore down a Chevy Bolt EV to publish an in-depth cost analysis of the all-electric vehicle this week. It’s probably the best look at the cost of what GM presents as “the first affordable long-range all-electric vehicle” so far, but UBS also uses their analysis to estimate the cost of the Tesla Model […]

Tesla Model 3 Stories March 25, 2017

This week’s top stories: Tesla Model 3 details & video, Chevy Bolt EV, hybrid Ford F-150, BMW’s EV plans, Gigafactory 1 & more

In this week’s top stories: New Tesla Model 3 details and the first release candidate video, Chevy Bolt EV, a hybrid Ford F-150, BMW’s electric vehicle plans, Gigafactory 1 aerial shots and much more.

Tesla Model 3 Stories April 3, 2017

Chevy Bolt EV deliveries in the US are still flat despite market expansions: 978 units

GM’s Chevy Bolt EV sales went down in February in the middle of its production ramp up and now we learn that they have stayed at the same level, 978 units, in March, according to GM’s delivery report today. While it’s not uncommon to see delays during a production ramp up, we are now 4 […]

Tesla Model 3 Stories December 31, 2016

Woz on Bolt vs. Model S: I’ll take both, but now expects Chevy to be main car, Tesla for trips

In the comment section of a long winded Facebook rant on the trials and tribulations of driving through Arizona’s pothole-laden roads and staying at pet-friendly hotels in Vegas, Apple’s Co-Founder and flip flopping EV enthusiast Steve Wozniak noted that he is now expecting his Chevy Bolt to become his main car.  It will arrive next […]

Tesla Model 3 Stories January 13, 2017

Four US cities are looking into making a massive order of 24,000 electric cars, potentially good for Tesla Model 3 and Chevy Bolt EV?

It’s being reported this week that the cities of Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle and Portland, Ore., sent in a request for information (RFI) to automakers for what could become the biggest electric car order ever: 24,000 vehicles. The municipalities are currently looking for information about what electric vehicles they could get on what timeline […]

Tesla Model 3 Stories November 8, 2019

EVs are not a problem during California fire season, they’re the friggin’ solution

Electric-car naysayers jump to the conclusion that California EV drivers were stranded during recent power outages. But Carleen Cullen, executive director of Cool the Earth, used juice from her two EVs to keep critical appliances running during fire season.

Tesla Model 3 Stories April 22, 2020

Study of 3,900 electric cars: How the Tesla Model 3 transformed EV charging habits

The Tesla Model 3 didn’t go on sale until halfway through 2017. But in less than three years, the Model 3 has radically shifted how and when EV drivers charge their cars. That comes through loud and clear when comparing the charging patterns of EVs in 2014 and 2019. FleetCarma, which helps utilities understand and manage […]

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