Chevrolet Bolt EV/EUV Production Halt Extended To January 28

Chevrolet Bolt EV/EUV Production Halt Extended To January 28

Hello please hit like button and subscribe my channel also press bell icon for future video notifications thanks the chevrolet bolt ev chevrolet bolt euv production halt at the orion assembly plant in orion township michigan will be extended by another month to january 28 2022 the info was shared by general motors president mark roos who said via automotive news

That the company is continuing to address the battery recall before resuming series production of new cars the production was stopped in august and was resumed only temporarily for the first two weeks of november to help optimize battery production and supply chain repair logistics or basically provide some replacement cars to the owners affected by the battery

Recall as we understand we are afraid that the six-month pause between august and february will not be enough with roughly 142 000 cars affected by the battery recall there is a battery deficit of up to over 9 gigawatt hours gm might be forced to repeat the same statement for all of 2022 because there are simply not enough battery modules for all affected cars

Which are prioritized over the production of new cars while the recall is progressing the cars that await the new batteries will get a software update which should ease some of the temporary restrictions according to the info posted by gm on nov 19. the cars with the new software update will be able to park anywhere and stay indoors overnight but the state of

Charge limit will be 80 set automatically compared to 90 previously as battery module replacements continue under the previously announced recall chevrolet has informed owners of 2019 chevrolet bolt evs that it will begin installation of a software update that will allow owners to remove the parking and overnight charging limitations on their vehicles while we work

We expect that this software update will be available for all other bolt ev and euv owners in the recall population within approximately the next 30 days the new software automatically sets the vehicle’s maximum state of charge to 80 allowing owners to safely resume charging indoors overnight operating below 70 miles 113 kilometers of range resulting in greater

Overall vehicle range compared to gm’s prior interim charging guidance and parking indoors this software is not the final recall remedy and owners will be notified when battery modules are available for replacement the full battery recall was announced on august 20 2021 cause manufacturing defects a torn anode tab and folded separator in lithium-ion battery cells

Pouch-type supple production of battery modules was resumed on september 20 and gm announced a new advance diagnostic software package is coming temporarily recommendation 2 november 19 2021 software update don’t charge beyond 80 state of charge soc but there will be no discharge or parking restrictions estimated cost 2. 0 billion mostly covered by lg companies

On average it might be about 12 675 per car or about 190 per kwh assuming 1 8 billion in october gm announced an agreement with lg on bolt ev recall costs gm will recognize an estimated recovery in its third quarter earnings th thanks for watching please like my video and subscribe evpedia for more electronic vehicle news and updates

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