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  1. 2019 Chevrolet Bolt catches fire while parked

    Chevy Bolt EV Discussion, News, Reviews & Events
    Just saw this article about a 2019 Bolt vehicle fire that took place on July 4th: GM to investigate Chevy Bolt fire It does not appear that the Chevy Bolt was being charged when the fire occurred.There were no visible flames but enough heat was generated to melt the backseat and some plastic...
  2. GM EVSE Repair/Upgrade Library Bolt, Bolt, Spark, Cadillac EV Chargers 2011-2020

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    The EVDOCTOR EVSE Repair/Upgrade library is based on actual repairs of EV Charger The library includes photos and repair tips. There is also information on the technical aspects of 240V compatibility of level 1 chargers. The following are links to our document library. These document are...
  3. Is this GM admission of guilt regarding the Volt's marketing campaign mistakes?

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    What do you guys think? https://www.autonews.com/marketing/volt-failure-hints-marketing-hurdle-ahead
  4. Shock (Neon Green) new Bolt EV color

    Chevy Bolt EV Discussion, News, Reviews & Events
    It turns out that the new 2019 paint color called Shock is neon green. Not so sure I would buy that color. See the link below for the article. https://insideevs.com/chevy-bolt-ev-so-bright-gotta-wear-shades/
  5. 2017 Bolt Needs Software Update to Detect Battery Issue

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    GM is on a “Customer Satisfaction Campaign,” asking Bolt owners to bring in their cars for a software update to help detect a battery issue sooner. The problem stems from a potential battery issue that has been linked to a reduction of power or loss of acceleration. The update would help the...
  6. Michigan Deals on the Bolt

    Chevy Bolt EV Buying, Leasing, and Selling
    Hey everyone just trying to spot any potential good deals on Bolts in Michigan to lease at prices under $250 a month. I hate that we can't go to other states to pick up a lease and bring it back or I would be driving to go get one for cheaper. I called a dealership yesterday and the price they...
  7. Seen any 2018 Bolts?

    Chevy Bolt EV Buying, Leasing, and Selling
    Has anyone seen any 2018 Bolts yet? A few publications have (or at least claim to have) test driven them but I haven't found any inventory yet. https://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/2018-chevrolet-bolt-ev-in-depth-model-review
  8. BOLT ADS RUNNING IN THE WASHINGTON DC REGION ON FM RADIO

    Chevy Bolt EV Discussion, News, Reviews & Events
    A couple of us in the DC area have heard 3 different BOLT ads running on WTOP (FM station running news and traffic). The first ad, which I heard in the afternoon, talked about the car having a range enough to travel from Annapolis, MD to Ocean City, MD and back, on a single charge. The second...
  9. Chevy Bolt EV Sales Climb To a High of 1,566 in May

    Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Competitors
    As the Chevrolet Bolt EV’s availability in all U.S. markets increases toward nationwide this summer, the car saw its best sales month yet with 1,566 units delivered in May. Unlike in April, when the $37,500 and up (before incentives) 238-mile EV was outsold by the outgoing $31,000 107-mile...
  10. 18.5" wide Seats in Bolt EV. Too Narrow?

    Chevy Bolt EV Discussion, News, Reviews & Events
    I test drove one a couple of days ago. I've been waiting for the Bolt to replace my i3 (lease up in a few months). The Bolt's driver's seat seemed very narrow with a rigid edge/shell/frame. I admittedly did not spend a lot of time trying to optimally adjust the seat, but after a 10 minute...
  11. Chevrolet Bolt named North American Car of the Year

    Chevy Bolt EV Discussion, News, Reviews & Events
    The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt electric car, Honda Ridgeline pickup and Chrysler Pacifica minivan, respectively, were named North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the year at the North American International Auto Show Monday in Detroit...
  12. Truck load of Chevy Bolts depart Lake Orion, Michigan

    Chevy Bolt EV Discussion, News, Reviews & Events
    Saw this on southbound I75 in Detroit today :) Truck load of 2017 Chevy Bolts on their way from Lake Orion, Michigan by Joe Lopez, on Flickr
  13. Motor Trend: 0-60 in 6.3, 1/4-mile in 14.9 @ 93.1

    Chevy Bolt EV Discussion, News, Reviews & Events
    http://www.motortrend.com/cars/chevrolet/bolt-ev/2017/2017-chevrolet-bolt-ev-vs-2016-tesla-model-s-60/ It’ll do 0 to 60 mph in 6.3 seconds, and the Chevy will motor through the quarter mile in 14.9 seconds at 93.1 mph. Those are serious “hot hatch” numbers, on par with the VW GTI or Ford Focus...
  14. 2017 Chevy Bolt SORP

    Chevy Bolt EV Discussion, News, Reviews & Events
    I believe today, 10/31, is Start Of Regular Production for the new Bolt :) So far, Cajun Red Tintcoat is my favorite color by far.
  15. Bolt Size

    Chevy Bolt EV Discussion, News, Reviews & Events
    I've read conflicting information about the Bolt's size, some saying it's virtually identical to a Volt, others saying it's going to be a bigger. Have details been released on the interior size? I'm most interested in whether it will have a wider back seat that can actually accommodate 3...
  16. Can full-size spare bolt-down like donut spare?

    Wheels & Tires - Gen2 Volt
    UPDATE: D'oh. It just occurred to me. Given the wheel I'm using below, the holes are off center. I brain farted and assumed I'd be mounting the wheel through a center hole, hence concerns about clearance below with the right-wall of the cargo area. Since there are off-center holes (either...
  17. Bolt best looking vehicle at NY Auto Show imho

    Chevy Bolt EV Discussion, News, Reviews & Events
    visited the NY auto show on Friday, and was blown away by the spectacular good looks of the Bolt. It is the best looking car at the NY Auto show imho Trimmed just right, perky, smart looking and sophisticated. Much better than any pictures i have seen. Hope i can get one by Jan when my...
  18. Bolt's Battery Capacity?

    Chevy Bolt EV Discussion, News, Reviews & Events
    There is an interesting debate about the BOLT's battery capacity! The author, Francois Boucher thinks it will be over 60 kWh ... his deductions and logic is interesting, but I personnally think it will be around 50 kWh. I'm at CES Las Vegas right now ... impossible to obtain that important...
  19. Design Possibilities for the Chevy Bolt

    Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Competitors
    By BillR Recently, spy photos of the new Chevy Bolt have been showing up on the Internet. These photos, along with information that we already know, can help us conjecture about the Bolt’s design. First, GM has already manufactured the Spark EV, and some of the technology from this vehicle...
  20. Bolt at NY Auto Show?

    Chevy Bolt EV Discussion, News, Reviews & Events
    Has anyone seen the Bolt at the NY Auto Show? Is it being displayed with pride or hidden in some obscure corner? Can a person sit in it or is viewing only?
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