25 Aug '17, 2pm

General Motors Notifies Early Chevy Bolt Owners of Potential Battery Failure

A 2017 Chevrolet Bolt after an unexpected battery problem that left the car disabled. (Photo: Bradley Berman) General Motors today began notifying a couple of hundred owners of the Chevrolet Bolt all-electric car about a battery problem that could leave them stranded. In an exclusive interview with PluginCars.com, Kevin Kelly, ‎senior manager for advanced technology communications at General Motors, said that the problem might affect less than one percent of early Bolt production models. The company is proactively reaching out to “fewer than a couple hundred customers” that could be impacted, according to Kelly. The remedy is to replace the entire battery pack, even if only one cell is faulty. “We noticed an anomaly via data from OnStar and that led us to investigate the issue,” said Kelly. He said that the problem is caused by one or more of the cells malfunctioning and t...

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