Electric car production reports took the headlines this week on Gas2, with updates from Tesla and its wanna-be rivals capturing our readers’ interest. With the Tesla Model 3 production under way and completion numbers exceeding original quotas, other U.S. automakers seem to be scrambling to understand the EV industry. As example, the Chevy Bolt production […]
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In a drag race between a Chevy Bolt and a Volkswagen GTI, which one comes out on top? The answer may surprise you.
Chevrolet is making the Chevy Bolt available in all 50 US states a month earlier than planned and will begin a new advertising campaign soon.
What is the cheapest electric car you can buy in the US? That depends on your needs and how you define the word “car.”
UBS has completed a tear down of a Chevy Bolt to see how it is put together. Its conclusion is that the cost of ownership for an electric car will be the same as for a conventional car as soon as 2018.
EV sales in California were up 91% in the first quarter, thanks in part to sales of the Chevy Bolt. EVs accounted for almost 3% of all new car sales during the quarter.
EV sales in April were up nearly 50% from the same month last year, thanks to strong sales for two cars with new larger batteries for more range.
On this edition of Gas2 Week in Review, EV technology fears as well as top stars in the EV marketplace created the most reader interest.
What is the best electric car for under $40,000? That depends on several factors — range, price, performance, charging time, handling, and styling all play a part in the decision. Why not drive them all and make your own decision?
Chevrolet brought 400 Chevy Bolts to Korea for the recent auto show. They sole out in 2 hours and the company took orders for 2,000 more during before the show was over.
EV battery prices are poised to fall below $100 per kWh for the individual cells in the next few years. If so, that will slash the cost of battery packs and lower EV prices, making them more appealing to mainstream customers.
GM chief Mary Barra told the press at the Detroit auto show that the Chevy Bolt platform will be used for other electric vehicles, but which ones?
The all new Toyota Prius Prime is off to a strong start, outselling every other EV in the US market in January except the Chevy Volt. Tesla sales for the month were down compared to last year says Inside EVs.
The first three Chevy Bolts were delivered yesterday. All three were purchased by people living in Fremont, California, home to the Tesla Motors factory. Could that be a coincidence?
Industry sources say Chevrolet will lose $9,000 on each Bolt it sells. How can it afford to do that?
Bosch has introduced two new 240 volt Level 2 EV chargers for the North American market designed to be slimmer and easier to install. The Power Max 2 Plus features wifi connectivity for remote monitoring and control.
We’re car guys and gals here. We know about compression ratios, bore and stroke, horsepower versus torque, and what overdrive means. But can we explain the difference between the battery used in a pure electric car versus a battery used in a plug-in hybrid? Probably not, but odds are our kids can. Fear not, ye intrepid […]
LG Chem says it expects Chevrolet to sell about 30,000 of its Bolt electric car next year. LG Chem makes the battery for the car. The question is, why does Tesla expect to sell 400,000 Model 3 sedans a year if Chevrolet only expects to sell 30,000 Bolts?
When it comes to plug-in cars, the West Coast gets preferential treatment every time, and the roll-out of the 2017 Chevy Bolt is no exception. GM-Volt.com reports that a Southern California Chevy dealer has received the go-ahead to start taking pre-orders for the all-electric hatchback, and other dealers are sure to follow. Keyes Chevrolet general […]
Volkswagen has taken the wraps off its I.D. concept car in Paris this week. The all electric car will go into production in 2020 and feature autonomous driving capability by 2025.