The Chevy Bolt EV and EUV reach the end of the line later this year, and GM plans a battery plant with Samsung. Lucid teased its Gravity as it nears a debut. EPA range ratings aren’t highway ratings. And should EV policy look at those most dependent on gasoline? This and more, here at Green Car Reports.
General Motors this morning confirmed that it will discontinue the Chevy Bolt EV and EUV electric cars
GM also announced that it will form a joint venture for battery production with Korea’s Samsung SDI. The $3 billion venture will result in one U.S. battery plant due to produce up to 30 gigawatt-hours annually of “high-performing” prismatic and cylindrical cells—different than the large-format pouch cells being made by Ultium LLC plants and perhaps the basis for an electric Corvette and Camaro
California’s Lucid Motors revealed some first photos of its Gravity SUV undergoing testing
A roundup of real-world highway test results from Car and Driver helped emphasize that EPA-rated range consistently falls short on high-speed road trips. That’s because it represents a combination of driving cycles and isn’t based solely on a highway cycle.