Chevy Lineup for 2017 Scores Record Awards

The all-new Chevy Bolt electric vehicle leads the way to 18 awards

Chevy scored a brand-record 18 awards in automobile and consumer media ratings this week, led by five awards for the all-new Bolt EV.

Offering an EPA-estimated 238 miles of range on a full charge at a starting cost of $37,495 before tax incentives, the Bolt EV secured a position on the 2017 Car and Driver 10Best Cars index. It was also named Best New Car to Buy by Green Car Reports, Green Car of the Year by Green Car Journal and Best EV by Car Connection.

“The Bolt EV is the newest illustration of how Chevy is propelling the industry forward with leading technology paired with great style and the connectivity that helps make driver’s lives easier,” said Alan Batey, president of GM North America and company chief, Global Chevrolet. “We’re innovating like never before with more choices for every need and these awards affirm the depth, breadth and value offered by Chevrolet’s lineup.”

The Camaro 1LE and Corvette Grand Sport were likewise named to the sought after Car and Driver 10Best Cars list. It was the second successive acknowledgment to the Camaro and the third time in four years on the list for the Corvette.

Six Chevrolet automobiles pulled in Consumer Guide Automotive Best Buy awards, whilst Impala and Tahoe obtained back-to-back Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Award acknowledgment in their corresponding sectors for the past couple of years. The Hispanic Motor Press also named the Bolt EV, Camaro and Colorado as the very best automobiles in their corresponding categories.

The complete list of awards is as follows:

Bolt EV:  Car and Driver10Best Cars; Car Connection – Best EV to Buy, Best Hatchback to Buy; Green Car Reports – Best New Car to Buy; Green Car Journal – Green Car of the Year; Hispanic Motor Press – Best EV/Plug-In Vehicle

Camaro: Car and Driver10Best Cars; Hispanic Motor Press – Best American Muscle

Colorado: Consumer Guide Automotive – Best Buy (Compact Pickup); Hispanic Motor Press – Best Pickup Medium Size

Corvette: AutoGuide.comReader’s Choice Sports Car of the Year; Car and Driver10Best Cars; Consumer Guide Automotive – Best Buy (Premium Sporty/Performance Car)

Impala: Consumer Guide Automotive – Best Buy (Large Car); Kelley Blue Book – 2017 Best Buy Award (Full-Size Car)

Malibu: Consumer Guide Automotive – Best Buy (Midsize Car)

Silverado 1500: Consumer Guide Automotive – Best Buy (Large Pickup)

Tahoe: Kelley Blue Book – 2017 Best Buy Award (Full-Size SUV)

Volt: Consumer Guide Automotive – Best Buy (Electric Car)

Chevrolet Leads Expertise in Electrification

Brand introduces four new electric vehicles in 2015

DETROIT – 06.24.2015 – Chevrolet is bringing electric vehicles to the masses. The brand is committed to providing technology solutions that simplify customers’ lives and make driving fun.

Chevrolet has made a significant commitment to electrification for consumers around the world, as witnessed by the introduction of the 2016 Volt, Malibu Hybrid, FNR Concept and production commitment to the Bolt EV.

“Chevrolet’s advanced EV technology is designed to simplify the lives of our consumers,” said Alan Batey, president of General Motors North America. “With four new vehicles introduced since January, Chevrolet continues to prove its commitment.”

2015 Commitment to Electrification:

2016 Volt

The 2016 Volt, introduced at the North American International Auto Show, provides consumers 50 miles of EV range and a total driving range of over 400 miles, thanks to an all-new, second-generation Voltec extended range electric propulsion system. Volt owners can expect to drive over 1,000 miles between fill-ups. The all-new 2016 Volt will go on sale this fall.

Bolt EV

Building on Chevy’s expertise gained from the Volt, the Bolt EV, the game-changing, next-generation all-electric vehicle, is designed to offer more than a GM-estimated 200 miles of range at a target price of around $30,000.

2016 Malibu Hybrid

Employing technology from the 2016 Volt propulsion system, the Malibu Hybrid offers an estimated combined fuel economy rating of 47 mpg – unsurpassed in its segment. The 2016 Malibu Hybrid goes on sale in the spring of 2016.

Chevrolet-FNR Concept

The Chevrolet-FNR concept debuted at the 2015 Shanghai Motor Show and received the Best Leading Technology Award.

The Chevrolet-FNR is a self-driving EV concept designed to meet the transportation needs of the future. It integrates the right blend of technology and can sense driver biometrics, switch between autonomous and manual driving and even suggest alternative driving routes if time permits.