The Chevrolet Bolt EV Overview Updated September 17, 2018

The Chevrolet Bolt EV

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July 2015 - September 2018


The Chevy Bolt EV is GM’s first long-range all-electric vehicle. It’s a “compact crossover” utility vehicle with 238 miles of range and a starting price of $37,500 before incentives.

GM started producing the Bolt in October 2016 and the vehicle should make it to dealerships not long after in markets with ZEV mandates first, like California. Full US rollout should finish by mid 2017.

Find the lowest price on a Chevy Bolt EV here.

Read our Chevy Bolt EV review here.

Chevy Bolt EV Stories September 17

We get the first look at the 2019 Chevy Bolt EV with the new ‘Shock’ color and we are about to test the vehicle so please tell us what you want to know about the car. expand full story

Chevy Bolt EV Stories August 23

If you can’t get your hands on the Opel Ampera E, the European version of the Chevy Bolt EV, it might be because Coca-Cola is buying them.

The beverage company announced that it bought a fleet of 100 Chevy Bolt EVs. expand full story

Chevy Bolt EV Stories July 3

Back in March, GM CEO Mary Barra said that the automaker is increasing Chevy Bolt EV production without specifying any details.

Now, the automaker confirmed that it plans on increasing production by ‘more than 20 percent’ during the fourth quarter. expand full story

Chevy Bolt EV Stories May 31

Money is currently pouring into dozens of companies trying to bring self-driving car technology to market.

GM is betting on its own self-driving car division as it secures over $3 billion in backing to bring the technology to market next year. expand full story

Chevy Bolt EV Stories May 18

Over a year after its launch, the Chevy Bolt EV is still alone as an all-electric vehicle with a range of over 200 miles for less than $40,000, but GM hasn’t taken the opportunity to sell more vehicles despite clear important demand.

In Canada, the significant demand and limited availability have created a backlog of up to a year. expand full story

Chevy Bolt EV Stories May 8

GM is about to release the third model year of the Chevy Bolt EV, its only all-electric vehicle, and we’ve got a glimpse at the updates that the automaker is bringing to the vehicle through dealer documentation. expand full story

Chevy Bolt EV Stories April 3

As expected, Chevy Bolt EV sales in the US have dropped significantly in 2018 after a record end of 2017.

Now, sales of the all-electric vehicle are slowly going back toward its normal ~2,000 units per month as there is still no sign of the promised production increase. expand full story

Chevy Bolt EV Stories March 30

A lot of eyes are on self-driving test programs right now, especially since the fatal accident involving a Uber test vehicle earlier this month.

Now a self-driving Chevy Bolt EV test car gets a ticket in San Francisco for not yielding to a pedestrian, but GM doesn’t agree with the police officer. expand full story

Chevy Bolt EV Stories March 23

Norway’s electric vehicle association decided to put 5 popular all-electric vehicles to a thorough winter test to see how they performed under harsh conditions.

Between the Nissan Leaf, VW e-Golf, Hyundai Ioniq Electric, Opel Ampera-e (Chevy Bolt EV), and the BMW i3, the association tentatively declares the Ioniq as the winner. expand full story

Chevy Bolt EV Stories March 19

We have often reported on how Tesla’s all-electric vehicles are becoming surprisingly increasingly popular with police departments all around the world.

But now it’s the Chevy Bolt EV’s turn to electrify a police car fleet. expand full story

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