Chevrolet will release electric “Bolt” next year

March 12, 2015 at 5:28 pm

General Motors plans to start mass production of electric Chevrolet Bolt autumn 2016. Production will be adjusted at one of the factories of the concern in Detroit, where he also planned to collect electro version compact hatchback Opel Karl for Europe.
New electric cars for 30 000 dollars destined to be. According to Reuters, confirmed by two-component suppliers, the concern General Motors intends to establish an electric Chevrolet Bolt assembly in October next year at the same plant in Oakland County, which is now available Chevrolet Sonic and Buick Verano. Volumes of production of new items would be 25 000 – 30 000 cars per year.

Chevrolet Bolt image

Chevrolet Bolt pics

Harbinger production version of Chevrolet Bolt was presented in January at the Detroit Auto Show. The design concept is widely used lightweight aluminum, carbon fiber and other composite materials. According to preliminary information a power reserve of this machine is not less than 322 kilometers, and new items will be the main rival Tesla Model 3 and the Nissan Leaf.

Chevrolet Bolt pics

Chevrolet Bolt image

In addition to “Bolt” Americans will collect an electric version of the small hatchback Opel Karl. Earlier, the German edition AutoBild found that electrified version of the most affordable model “Opel” will debut on the European market in 2018. The indicative range of the car is 150 km.

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