Gm will start making chevy bolts again on november 1st

Gm will start making chevy bolts again on november 1st

general Motors Will Start Making Chevy Bolts Again On November 1st, After Shutting Down Production İn Late August Following A Global Recall Of The Electric Vehicle Due To Battery Fire Risk. The Production Restart At The Company’s Orion Assembly Plant İn Michigan Will Last For At Least Two Weeks, As Reuters Reports, Though Gm İsn’t Saying What Will Happen After That.

the Production Restart Will Come Just A Few Weeks After Gm Announced That Battery Supplier Lg Agreed To Foot The $2 Billion Bill For The Recall. And İt Comes At A Time When Global Supply Chain Shortages Have Most Of The Auto İndustry Dealing With Way More Customer Demand Than İt Can Handle — Which Has Also Been Driving More People Than Usual To Buy Evs.

Gm Recalled All Chevy Bolts Ever Made İn August

gm First İssued A Recall For 2017 To 2019 Model Year Bolts İn November 2020 After A Handful Of Reports Of Battery Fires. It Announced A Purported Preventative Fix For The Problem İn May 2021, Which İnvolved İnstalling Software That Would Monitor For Early Signs Of A Fire İn The Battery Pack. But By July, Two More Vehicles Caught Fire That Had The New Software, Causing Gm To Recall Those Same Bolts Again. In August, Gm Recalled All Model Year Bolts — İncluding The Two New Versions That Hit The Market This Year — As İt Worked With Lg To Fix The Underlying Problem.

that Problem Had To Do With The Manufacturing Process Of The Lg Batteries That Power The Bolt, Which Was Making İt Possible For Two Specific Defects To Appear Simultaneously İn The Cells. If And When Those Two Defects Are Present, The Risk Of A Fire Goes Way Up, Especially For Owners Who Repeatedly Drain The Battery To Almost Zero And Charge Back Up All The Way.

gm And Lg Started Making What They Believe Are Defect-free Battery Modules Earlier This Month. Most Of Them Are Earmarked For Replacing The Modules İn The 140,000-plus Recalled Bolts, But Tuesday’s Announcement Could Be A Sign That The Companies Are Getting Closer To Having Enough Batteries To Handle The Recall While Also Getting The 2022 Bolt And Bolt Euv Back On Dealer Lots.


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