Tag: Chevrolet Bolt

GM Extends Chevrolet Bolt Production Pause Until The End Of October

General Motors will extend the production shut down affecting the Bolt for another two weeks. As battery production for the vehicle resumes, the automaker says it is focused on recall repairs rather than new vehicles. Production of the Bolt has been idled since August 23 following the discovery of a manufacturing fault that could lead […]

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Battery Suppliers To Pay GM $1.2 Billion As Reimbursement For Chevrolet Bolt Recall Costs

GM’s battery suppliers, LG Chem and LG Electronics, will pay the automaker a combined $1.2 billion worth of the recall that affects more than 140,000 Chevrolet Bolt EVs and EUVs built between 2017 and mid-2021. That will see them foot more than half the bill that is incurred as a result of the recall and […]

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Chevrolet Extends Bolt EV Production Halt Until Mid-October

General Motors will extend the shutdown of the assembly plant on Michigan that builds the all-electric Chevrolet Bolt and Bolt EUV. The car manufacturer has confirmed that production at the Orion Assembly plant will be halted at least until October 15 as it is still not satisfied that a recent recall remedy will resolve the […]

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Another Chevrolet Bolt Has Caught Fire, This Time In Georgia

Another Chevrolet Bolt owner has, unfortunately, learned that GM’s calls to owners to park their EVs outside and not in their garages were not overstated. On September 13, the Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services posted about a fire they fought that appeared to originate from a 2019 Chevrolet Bolt. Per the post, the owner […]

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GM Extends Chevrolet Bolt Production Pause For Another Two Weeks

General Motors is extending the production shutdown at the Michigan plant, where the Chevrolet Bolt is made, for another two weeks following a recall related to the battery units catching fire. Reuters reports that the pause in production will last until at least September 24 as “a result of a battery pack shortage.” GM added that […]

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GM Stops Building Bolt EVs As It Isn’t Confident LG Chem Can Produce Batteries Without Defects

General Motors is facing a big problem with the all-electric Chevrolet Bolt and has now admitted that it isn’t confident LG Chem can produce defect-free battery modules to use for its ongoing recall. Chevrolet has recalled the Bolt due to a fire risk. The recall was first announced last year for 2017-2019 models before a […]

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GM’s Massive Chevy Bolt Recall Could Leave Owners With Added Battery Capacity

Coming after the news that every single Chevy Bolt would be recalled, and that production of new Bolts would be halted for two weeks, there appears to be somewhat of a silver lining. According to a warranty communication with one 2017 Bolt owner, the battery replacement involved with the recall could give their vehicles up […]

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GM Recalls Every Chevy Bolt And Bolt EUV Over Fire Risk At An Extra Cost Of $1 Billion

Just when you thought the Chevrolet Bolt recall couldn’t get any worse, things have taken a decidedly bad turn as General Motors has decided to recall all Bolts including the new Bolt EUV. While the initial recalls involved 2017-2019 Bolts, the company is voluntarily expanding it to include all 2020-2022 models. As a result, every […]

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