Kimberly Fore, UAW Local Member 5960, inspects a Chevrolet Bolt EV during a production vehicle on May 6, 2021, at the General Motors Orion Assembly Plant in Orion Township, Michigan.
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Detroit – general motors It plans to end production of Chevrolet’s Bolt electric models by the end of this year, CEO Mary Barra told investors Tuesday when discussing the company’s first-quarter earnings.
The Chevy Bolt EV and EUV, the larger version of the vehicle, make up the vast majority of the company’s electric vehicle sales to date. However, battery cells in cars are an older design and chemistry than the automaker’s latest vehicles like the GMC Hummer and Cadillac Lyriq.
Barra said a suburban Detroit plant that has produced Bolt models since 2016 will be retooled in preparation for electric truck production scheduled for next year.
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