Subsequent-Gen Chevrolet Bolt Confirmed: Will Make the most of Ultium Tech

The favored and reasonably priced Chevrolet Bolt will reside to see one other day as Normal Motors CEO Mary Barra has simply confirmed {that a} next-generation model of the Bolt is within the works.

This can be a main announcement for the corporate and for followers of reasonably priced EVs, with Barra saying the upcoming Bolt EV will probably be based mostly on GM’s Ultium battery and drive expertise and can proceed to ship what prospects have come to anticipate from the nameplate: nice affordability, vary, and expertise.

“Our prospects love right this moment’s Bolt. It has been delivering file gross sales and a number of the highest buyer satisfaction and loyalty scores within the business. It is also an necessary supply of conquest gross sales for the corporate and for Chevrolet.

We are going to preserve the momentum going by delivering a brand new Bolt…and we’ll execute it extra shortly in comparison with an all-new program with considerably decrease engineering expense and capital funding by updating the car with Ultium and Ultifi applied sciences and by making use of our ‘successful with simplicity’ self-discipline.”

Mary Barra, GM Chair and CEO

Adopting varied Ultium and Ultifi technological developments will assist GM carry the favored mannequin again “on an accelerated timeline.” Thoughts you, the automaker didn’t present a launch timetable, noting that timing and particular particulars concerning the next-gen Bolt will probably be introduced at a later date.

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