http://www.carscoops.com - In the short time that the Opel Ampera-e was sold in Europe under GM ownership, the carmaker was reportedly losing 10,000 euros ($11,900) on every vehicle it sold. On the back of reports that PSA wants a refund of almost $1 billion from GM following its purchase of the Opel brand, Reuters has uncovered the costs which GM was sustaining when selling the European variant of the Chevrolet Bolt.
https://insideevs.com - Due diligence performed by PSA wasn’t diligent enough The recent stop sale and massive price hikes of the Opel Ampera-e are all starting to make a bit more sense now. In a Reuters report detailing how PSA wants GM to refund them as much as 800 million Euros ($952,696,000 at today’s.
https://insideevs.com - It turns out that not only Opel in Europe has had troubles in getting the Chevrolet Bolt EV (Ampera-e) to its market, now Holden New Zealand is dying to be able sell one too. Early in the EV’s planning, General Motors decided to develop only the left-hand-drive Bolt EV out of its Orion, Michigan assembly facility, leaving the markets where the wheel is on the wrong side without the ability to acquire the car. So that includes the UK ( is now part of Opel), Japan, Australia and New Zealand (where GM’s Holden operates).
http://www.thedrive.com - Pope Francis has ridden (or not ridden) in a wide variety of "Popemobiles" ranging from a Mercedes M-Class to an Opel Ampera-e (Europe's version of the Chevy Bolt) to a Fiat 500L. Now His Holiness has added another Italian car to his fleet—a custom-built Lamborghini Huracan.
https://transportevolved.com - Next month, the Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car officially turns one year old. And in its first year of sales, the Bolt EV has gone from a slow-seller to becoming the second-most popular plug-in car in North America, second only to the Tesla Model S.
https://insideevs.com - The saga of Opel Ampera-e’s (AKA Euro Chevrolet Bolt EV) unavailability in Europe is approaching its climax, now with a steep price hike by GM, forwarded by Opel to future customers. The troubles with Opel Ampera-e deliveries began after GM sold Opel to PSA Group.
https://electrek.co - The situation with the Chevy Bolt EV in Europe, where it is sold as the Opel Ampera E, is becoming increasingly complicated ever since GM sold its European operations to the PSA Group. They have limited supply while demand is through the roof. It now looks like they are capitalizing on that since they have announced a price hike for the all-electric vehicle.
https://insideevs.com - The Opel Ampera-e (aka the Chevrolet Bolt EV in North America) is one of the best electric vehicle values to be found on the European market today... but the availability of the inexpensive, long range EV (383 km/238 miles real world/EPA range) in the region has been nothing short of depressing.
https://insideevs.com - Six other models join the five-star club. The all-new Opel Ampera-e could be considered one of the biggest disappointments from Euro NCAP’s latest batch of tested vehicles.
http://www.carscoops.com - Whenever a new electric vehicle is launched, someone somewhere will try to cover a distance longer than its official range, on a single charge.