Chevrolet Bolt Electric Vehicle Makes Regional Debut at 2017 Dubai International Motor Show
With Segment-Leading Driving Range and Performance, the Chevrolet Bolt Electric Vehicle (EV) is Poised to be at the Heart of Dubai’s Green Mobility Initiative
DUBAI – Today, at the 2017 Dubai International Motor Show, Chevrolet announced that within a year, car buyers in Dubai, UAE, and select markets in the Middle East will be able to order the Chevrolet Bolt EV.
Already a game changer in the electric vehicle space in its home market and abroad, the Chevrolet Bolt EV is packed with innovation. It is one of the most affordable and practical long-range electric vehicles on the market today.
The Chevrolet Bolt EV can achieve more than 500 kilometres* of range on a single charge, with the ability to store 150 kilometres worth of range in just a 30-minute charge.
“The Chevrolet Bolt EV is a ground-breaking vehicle that will shape the way Chevrolet moves into the future. In fact, it has already made a mark on the industry with its leading-edge technology, worry-free range and fun-to-drive characteristics. It has also brought new, younger, more affluent customers to Chevrolet and elevated the overall perception of the brand,” said Alan Batey, President, GM North America and Global Chevrolet Brand Chief during the press conference.
Chevrolet Middle East is gearing up to change the region’s motoring landscape. With the Chevrolet Bolt EV’s remarkable performance and usability, the brand will contribute towards the region’s drive to sustainable, smart mobility.
Speaking during the press conference, Mario A. Spangenberg, President and Managing Director at General Motors Africa and Middle East said: “Dubai’s pioneering Green Mobility Initiative targets are bold, and we look to be equally bold and make Chevrolet a reliable partner, with the Chevrolet Bolt EV forming the backbone of these fleets. We aim to support both retail and fleet customers in their quest to achieve zero emissions mobility as soon as possible.”
The Chevrolet Bolt EV’s electric propulsion drivetrain is powered by one of the most advanced batteries with a capacity of 60Kwh. This electric drive develops 360 Nm of instant torque, and an output equivalent to 204 horsepower.
Innovation is at the heart of every Chevrolet, and the Chevrolet Bolt EV is one of the many products in the brand’s vision for a transformed future mobility landscape.
Notes to Editors:
- Measurement based on the standardized New European Driving Cycle (NEDC). Naturally, the maximum range in everyday use deviates from the NEDC values. In practice, factors such as road characteristics, weather conditions, driving style or additional load influence the range.