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Analysts Support GM And Ford In Electric Vehicle Push

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Two of the Big Three Detroit automakers — GM and Ford — came forward last week with large-scale plans to go to bat against Silicon Valley. If there was any question whether or not the Chevrolet Bolt EV — and perhaps one other eventual corporate sibling — was a one.

Why Are Chevy Dealers Offering $99/month Leases on the Bolt?

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - As electric cars become more popular in the public sphere, automakers are jumping at the opportunity to satisfy the demand. A few days ago, we covered the wave of announcements that lay out automatkers’ electrification strategies in the coming years. Of particular note was GM’s press release last week that promised an “all-electric future”.

GM taps Bolt EV, Volt, Super Cruise chief for new EV lead role

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors announced Friday that it would promote Pamela Fletcher to a newly created role to lead the automaker's global electric vehicle program. Fletcher most recently oversaw development of the Chevy Bolt EV and Super Cruise programs.

The Best Electric Cars: 2017 Chevrolet Bolt

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - After six months of research, interviewing three leading experts on electric vehicles, and driving almost every EV currently on sale in the US, we recommend the Chevrolet Bolt as the best electric car for drivers who want to go completely gas-free. Of all the EVs we researched and drove, the Bolt provides the longest driving range and most power you can get without splurging for a pricier Tesla model, and it boasts one of the highest MPGe ratings (119) of any vehicle.

GM to Idle Volt Production

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Citing demand and oversupply issues, General Motors is idling the factory making four different car models, including the Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid. The Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant will experience a reduction in vehicle output starting next Friday, October 20. This will lead into a month-long wind down of production, culminating in a full shutdown on November 20.

GM Appoints Bolt Boss to New EV Post

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - With the pressure mounting in several corners of the globe to promote the use of electric vehicles on the road, General Motors Co. appointed Pamela Fletcher to the newly created position of Vice President, Global Electric Vehicle Programs.

Op-Ed: Charging A Bolt EV At A Tesla Destination Station? Sure You Can!

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - According to my Bolt’s ‘Driver Information Center’, it was charging at a rate of 7 kW, with it bouncing to 8 kW a couple of times. Suffice to say, the Bolt was able to max out its peak charging rate using the Tesla station.

GM picks Chevy Bolt team leader to shepherd electric vehicle launches

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Pamela Fletcher has helped develop key vehicles for GM, such as the second-generation Volt, and the new Super Cruise driver-assistance technology.