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WATCH: New Chevy Bolt EV built from ground up

GM video released to mark delivery of first all-electric Bolt

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Chevrolet delivered its first Bolt EV to a customer today in Fremont, Calif.

To mark the occassion, GM released a video showing the new Bolt being built from the ground up, emphasizing the mix of traditional assemly line construction and technology behind the all-electric vehicle

CNET notes today's delivery means GM kept its promise to deliver an all-electric vehicle to consumers before 2017.

Car and Driver got their hands on Bolt EV and gave it a good review, saying it's the "best argument yet for the mass-market electric car."

Motor Trend named the Bolt EV its 2017 Car of the Year in November.

Description of the video released Tuesday by GM reads:

From concept to assembly and now delivery, the Bolt EV has arrived with an EPA-estimated 238 miles of range per charge. Not only can you go where you want, Bolt EV makes it fun to get there. From the beautifully sculpted exterior to its impressive all-electric performance, you’re in for an exceptional driving experience. Plus, as the 2017 Motor Trend Car of the Year, Bolt EV is not just a great electric vehicle, it’s a great vehicle, period.

Locations in the video are all from Metro Detroit, where the Bolt EV is assembled. Plans shown  include: 

  • Pontiac Metal Center (aka Pontiac Stamping) 
  • Orion Assembly 
  • Global Battery Systems Lab at the GM Tech Center in Warren 

Watch the video:

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