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Old 02-03-2015, 01:31 PM   #11 (permalink)
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For what it is, they would seem to have done a good job on the aerodynamics. Let's not let perfection be the enemy of the good, okay?

If it has a 200 mile range, then we can ecomod it and get even longer range!

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Is it pronounced vBolt or bVolt?
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It seems that the Bolt will be built, and sold in early 2017:

Exclusive: GM will build Chevy Bolt in Michigan in late 2016 - sources | Reuters
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The SparkEV is doing some great numbers also. A 2014 was tested at 96 miles range at 62mph in 72F California weather and about 4.4 miles/ kWh, 150 MPGe . The 2015 Spark dumped the A123 battery for a slightly smaller LG/General Motors battery. Too bad since The Amp20 cell would probably prove to have the longest lasting cycle life of any EV battery if A123 could get anyone to keep using it.
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Some good video footage:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?featur...VEio9ox_Q#t=19

The roof shape looks sweet. The nose is blunt, with very minimal openings. The infilled plastic panels in the wheels give it nearly flat wheels (if they make it to production). The interior looks very spacious. The rear trailing edges of the fenders appear to have a slot that could provide good passive air flow in the cabin.
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Good news on the Chevy Bolt EV:

Chevrolet Bolt: 55 Pre-Production Cars Made And Exceeding 200 Miles Range

GM Shows Chevy Bolt EV Electric-Car Prototypes Testing: Video

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We have some spy shots of the production Bolt EV:



2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV: Production Car Spied Before 2016 CES Reveal

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