Can We Re-Energize A 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV? Welcome To Project Re-Energize!

From Transport Evolved.

Buying any new car today – electric or otherwise – is pretty expensive. And if you want an electric car with the latest feature, they can be even more expensive.

So what if you could take a used electric car in good condition (or perhaps the one you already own) and invest the money that would go to a down payment on some simple upgrades? What if you could get an older EV feeling like new?

That’s the question we asked ourselves last year, when we dreamt up the idea of Rejuvenating a Chevrolet Bolt EV to give it fresh new skills and a new fade…


Fresh Start Detail –
Platt Auto –
BearTech Workshop – (Nikki incorrectly named them in the video) –
Comma Ai –


00:00 – Introduction
01:38 – A few delays…
02:32 – Recap of Orion’s time with us
04:24 – Battery Replacement
04:58 – Squirrel!
05:11 – Our Plan..
05:34 – Detail
07:09 – Adding some features
09:13 – Scratched Screen
10:04 – Comma, ai and OPGM
12:13 – Expenses thus far
14:28 – Thanks, and Goodbye!


Script, Presenter: Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
Editor, Colorist: Michael Horton
Art and Animation: Erin Carlie
Producer: Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
© Transport Evolved LLC, 2023

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