Chevrolet Bolt News

GM, Ford Outdo Each Other With Electric Vehicle Investments

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors will raise its spending on electric and autonomous vehicles and add two U.S. battery factories as it gambles that consumers will eagerly switch from gasoline to the new technology. The announcements Wednesday came as crosstown …

GM: Software, New Battery Parts Will Solve Bolt Fire Issues

DETROIT (AP) — Engineers at General Motors have figured out how to fix a battery problem with the Chevrolet Bolt electric hatchback that caused five of them to catch fire. The company says they developed diagnostic software to look for …

GM Recalling Nearly 69K Bolt Electric Cars Due to Fire Risk

DETROIT — General Motors is recalling nearly 69,000 Chevrolet Bolt electric cars worldwide because the batteries have caught fire in five of them. The company said Friday that it doesn’t know yet what’s causing the fires, but engineers are working …

US Investigates Fire Reports in Chevy Bolt Electric Vehicles

DETROIT — The U.S. government’s road safety agency is investigating complaints that the Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle can catch fire. The probe by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration covers nearly 78,000 Bolts made by General Motors from the 2017 …