GM’s Killing The Bolt EV and Bolt EUV (That’s a Bad Move)

From Transport Evolved.

The Chevrolet Bolt burst onto the scene in 2017 as a compact, fun hatchback that could easily manage more than 230 miles of range in a sing charge.

Since then, it’s become a mainstay of the first-time EV driver on a budget – but earlier this week it was confirmed the Bolt EV and its recently-launched sibling, the Bolt EUV, would end production at the end of this year.

Here’s why we think that’s a big mistake.


00:00 – Introduction
02:18 – How it Was
06:02 – The current Bolt is affordable
06:47 – Equinox and Blazer EVs to take over, but…
07:09 – A few thousand is a big difference to buyers
07:59 – Larger = less efficient
10:13 – Larger = less safe for other road users
11:39 – The auto industry WANTS SUVs, even if we don’t
12:57 – The long-term impact of killing small EVs
14:46 – Thanks, and Goodbye!
16:29 – Classic Mac segment


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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