America’s nascent electric car industry got a major shot in the arm Tuesday, when Chevrolet revealed that its forthcoming Bolt EV has been rated by the EPA: It will officially be able to drive 238 miles on a single charge.
That number is none too shabby considering that Elon Musk’s Tesla, the current electric market leader, got to 208 miles in its EPA rating for the Model S sedan. (Both cars boast a 60 kw/h battery.) Musk has said that Tesla’s next car, the Model 3, is aiming for at least 215 miles of range.
“The Bolt EV is a game changer for the electric car segment,” said General Motors North America President Alan Batey in a statement. He also promised that the 2017 Bolt “will start to become available at Chevrolet dealerships later this year.” …
Via: Mashable: Tech