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  1. Bolt EV OTA Updates?

    I am pretty sure I saw a reference in another thread somewhere (but can't find it) where an article quoted a GM engineer saying that the Bolt would...

    Started by jeff_h, 1 Hour Ago 07:55 PM
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  2. Bolt EV self started/moved? Backed into garage wall/cabinet

    Here is a strange one, but seriously happened. I was out of town (the only driver of the Bolt) I get a call saying there was a crash in the...

    Started by socalif, 4 Weeks Ago 10:27 PM
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  3. What is Bolt EV weight capacity (GVWR)?

    What is the GVWR for the Bolt EV? I can't find it anywhere and Google changes it to be curb weight for some reason. It should be printed on the B...

    Started by viking79, 1 Week Ago 02:47 PM
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  4. Unhappy Bolt EV has blended brakes via Bosch.

    UPDATED: Yes it does have blended braking, just a different tech and supplier, see how and why here...

    Started by Norton, 11-10-2016 03:12 PM
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    2 Weeks Ago 11:03 AM Go to last post
  5. Bolt EV Autonomous Test Results, California:

    https://www.dmv.ca.gov/portal/wcm/connect/deade5b7-5b10-4b25-a926-78484dbc2b31/GMCruise_disengage_report_2016.pdf?MOD=AJPERES It appears they...

    Started by Qinsp, 2 Weeks Ago 06:11 PM
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    2 Weeks Ago 05:27 PM Go to last post
  6. Effects of Communication Protocol on Bolt EV Charging Efficiency

    Someone was kind enough to point out to me that Tesla and CHAdeMO equipped cars actually use a different communication protocol than the Bolt EV (CAN...

    Started by Ladogaboy, 3 Weeks Ago 06:03 PM
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    2 Weeks Ago 01:18 AM Go to last post
  7. Bolt EV Rear Camera Mirror - Real-world experience?

    For any Bolt EV owners with the rearview mirror camera, I'm wondering how the real-world experience has been in regards to the camera to getting...

    Started by jsmay311, 3 Weeks Ago 08:02 PM
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  8. 8-ft lumber in a Bolt EV?

    The Volt can fit 8-foot-long pieces of lumber with the hatch closed. Since the Bolt is quite a bit shorter, I'm wondering if this would also be...

    Started by jsmay311, 3 Weeks Ago 06:23 PM
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  9. The Bolt EV Redirects Excess DCFC Power to Climate Control

    Preconditioning on DCFC might be very easy and low impact on the Bolt EV. We'll want to verify this further, but so far, if the amount of power...

    Started by Ladogaboy, 4 Weeks Ago 06:12 PM
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  10. Bolt Energy Screen Overview

    They did a pretty good job with this video reviewing the numerous energy use screens found in the Bolt Enjoy WOT https://youtu.be/w0OCY72iQH8

    Started by WopOnTour, 01-12-2017 08:23 PM
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  11. Build & price Bolt -- chevrolet.com

    Trying to educate myself before visiting dealers. I'm leaning toward the premier version, mainly for the forward safety features. For the life of...

    Started by Last396Corvette, 01-04-2017 02:10 PM
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  12. Chevy Bolt EV Max Regen At Least 70 kW

    While driving my Bolt EV back home, I made an interesting discovery. The max regenerative braking power is at least 70 kW. I could be more--if it is...

    Started by Ladogaboy, 01-02-2017 09:35 PM
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  13. What about Bolt EV Air Conditioning?

    Maybe due to time of year, I only read about people hypothesizing about range loss due to heater use. I've heard the Volt heater is about 6kw but I...

    Started by gpsman, 11-29-2016 10:58 PM
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  14. RHD Bolt EV

    I've heard that GM does not plan to release the Bolt in a right-hand drive (RHD) format. Is this true? Also, how much of the market does that close...

    Started by Ladogaboy, 12-04-2016 09:33 PM
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    12-07-2016 08:16 AM Go to last post
  15. Unhappy Styling :-(

    There are 2 styling features on the Bolt that really upset me- 1. The "floating" roof and 2. The two points on the front undertray. These features...

    Started by Lewis9, 12-05-2016 09:31 AM
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    12-06-2016 03:56 PM Go to last post
  16. Josh Tavel reads this site! (Oh, and 80 kW DCFC?)

    Video of a media session about the Bolt held at the LA auto show. Lots of info, most we've heard. Mando DC fast charging stations in order to become...

    Started by bro1999, 11-22-2016 12:16 AM
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    11-30-2016 10:22 AM Go to last post
  17. More Bolt details gleaned from dealer demo held in San Francisco

    Found a video on Facebook where Darin Gesse (Chevy marketing exec, I think) answered some questions about the Bolt. - majority of orders put in so...

    Started by bro1999, 11-17-2016 11:51 PM
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  18. The Bolt lost weight!

    Must have been working out in order to get ready for Thanksgiving feast. :p Curb weight was listed as 3,580 in the Jan press releases:...

    Started by bro1999, 11-15-2016 02:16 PM
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    11-16-2016 04:25 PM Go to last post
  19. Bolt EV Acceleration Comparison

    I was playing around with some acceleration models and thought this forum might be interested in the results. I created the models based on...

    Started by Zoomit, 11-04-2016 05:38 PM
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    11-06-2016 07:19 PM Go to last post
  20. Thumbs up Bolt : 75 mph --> 190 miles

    http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/2017-chevrolet-bolt-ev-test-review There is more to the Bolt than we know. Those 190 miles at 75 mph are great...

    Started by voldar, 11-02-2016 07:48 PM
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