GM Recalls Chevrolet Bolt EV Electric Vehicle

GM Recalls Chevrolet Bolt EV Electric Vehicle

CNN Indonesia

Thursday, 22 Dec 2022 16:55 WIB

Illustration. The Chevrolet Bolt EV is being recalled in the US. (General Motors/Chevrolet)

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General Motors (GM) announced remember or give 140 thousand electric car Chevrolet Bolt in the United States and Canada, Tuesday (20/12). The withdrawal follows an incident involving a flammable carpet after a vehicle was involved in an accident.

Reported quote Reuters (22/12), a fire appeared when the exhaust gas who claim themselves the seat belt rubs against the carpet. This condition is known as fire hazard. The company says this is a rare case.

The company said remember this includes 2017 to 2023 (built 2022) Chevrolet Bolt EV models. This removal must be done because there are already victims of electric vehicles.

remember this adds to the long list of Chevy Bolt vehicles being recalled in the US. Previously, in July 2022 the company recalled about 73 thousand Bolt electric cars for the 2017-2019 model year because there was a manufacturing defect in the battery module that caused the battery to be unable to charge.

In the case of the burning carpets, GM claims that it will promptly repair the problem components and will not charge for repairs.

The Chevrolet Bolt EV is an electric vehicle that is known for its ease of driving in urban areas. This car is also aimed at consumers ship in the United States. One of the companies using it is Domino’s, which recently ordered 800 units of the Bolt EV.

The Chevrolet Bolt debuted in 2016 as GM’s only affordable electric vehicle. Apart from the Bolt EV, there are other electric vehicles, which are GMC Hummer and Cadillac Lyriq for the international market.

The Bolt electric car is now available in two sizes, namely Bolt EV and Bolt EUV. The Bolt EV is claimed to have a range of up to 416 km in normal driving conditions.

Meanwhile, the larger Chevrolet Bolt EUV can travel up to 402 kilometers on a single battery charge.


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