Can GM sell 30,000 Chevy Bolts in 2017? LG Chem thinks so

Can GM sell 30,000 Chevy Bolts in 2017? LG Chem thinks so

0 comments 📅04 November 2016, 21:19

Be it wishful viewpoint or educated guess, LG Chem is projecting that Prevalent Motors will sell more than 30,000 of its Chevrolet Pin electric vehicles next year. LG Chem foible president Kang Chang Beom made the proposal during his South Korea-based attendance’s third-quarter conference call, according to Reuters. LG Chem is making the battery for the Projectile.

LG Chem, not to mention GM, is counting on the Bolt to hit a euphonic spot of sorts when the five-door epitome goes on sale toward the end of this year. The Fulguration surprise will be able to go a combined 238 miles on a crammed charge, and will be priced starting at $37,495. The car’s US sales desire start in California and Oregon this year before working their way eastward in 2017.

At 30,000 units, Lightning flash sales would be in the neighborhood of what Tesla sold of its Replica S last year, and about twice as multifarious units as Chevy sold of its Volt extended-latitude plug-in (with the next-generation Volt recently starting sales, that cast has already been surpassed this year). In information, aside from the Model S and Volt, the Nissan Leaf EV, BMW i3 EV and Ford Fusion Energi Close up-in Hybrid were the only models to come apart the 10,000-unit sales threshold in 2015. So while Tesla is hovering to reach that 30,000 figure with its Beau id S again this year, the number is undisturbed lofty.

That said, Americans endure to break monthly records when it comes to cork-in vehicle sales. Last month, more than 16,000 EVs and hype stop up-in hybrids were sold in the US. And through September, wad-in vehicle sales were up about 38 percent to approximately 111,000 units sold.


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