Chevrolet Bolt EV/EUV Production Will Resume Next Week
Following the recent recall, the production of the Chevrolet Bolt EV/EUV will resume next week. The plant will once again produce battery packs for the vehicle. Previously, the company stopped production in July, but in late September it expanded the recall to more than one40,000 units. A full recall was announced on Oct. 18, and GM plans to reimburse LG Electronics for the costs associated with the fires.
GM has reportedly decided to restart limited Bolt EV/EUV production next week after a two-week shutdown over battery fires. The recall affected more than 142,000 cars worldwide, and halted production in August after several reports of fires caused by faulty battery modules. The company says the company will continue to produce the EVs and will hold them in regional inventory facilities until a full recall is conducted.
The extended recall will also help the company optimize its manufacturing processes. While most modules are produced for replacement purposes, some may be used for new cars. GM is confident that the EV/EUV recall will be a smooth process thanks to the efforts of the two companies. Aside from ensuring quality, GM is also addressing the issue of labor unions. It is now estimated that nearly one million Bolts are in the U.S.
While the Chevrolet Bolt EV and EUV production will resume next week, GM has announced that it has extended the shutdown until September 20 due to battery pack shortages. The extended shutdown is to improve supply chain repair logistics, while the retraction and subsequent battery module replacement are the main priorities. Additionally, GM has promised to offer courtesy transportation to customers during the recall. This move is a positive step forward for GM, but it will still take time before production can resume.
GM has announced that the production of the electric vehicle Chevrolet Bolt will be restarted for a two-week period. The company will use this time to optimize its supply chain repair logistics. It will also work with LG Energy Solution to ensure that the recall is conducted smoothly. There is a small chance that GM’s production will be interrupted for two weeks due to the battery shortage.
GM has resuming production on November 15 in order to build replacement cars for Chevrolet Bolt customers. Although production is not a guarantee, it will resume on December 3, and some owners have already reported updates to their vehicles. This is a great start for GM’s long-range EV. It will cost $1.9 billion to recall the Bolt EV and €1.8 billion for the EUV.