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2017 Chevy Bolt EV Ordering Has Begun In California and Oregon

Reports of orders being placed for the world’s first all-electric car with well over 200 miles range and for under $30,000 after federal subsidy have begun.

Although Chevrolet is not beating the band about it, and it’s unclear if the Orion Township, Mich. assembly line has even started producing the Bolt EVs, customers say they’ve successfully placed orders – not just reserved places in line.

Prior reports were that dealers were allowing customers to sign on to a wish list, as the dealers have received notification that allocations are coming.

Larger dealers like Capitol Chevrolet in San Jose, Northern Calif., reportedly have as many as 110 Bolts coming on the first wave – a sizable number, and counting other dealers, at least 449 Bolts have been allocated to the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Used 2014 Cadillac ELR for Sale

As with the Volt, a fully charged battery propels the car on electricity alone for about 30-55 miles depending on driving style and conditions. Once that all-electric range has been depleted, the ELR essentially turns into a variation of a regular hybrid. A four-cylinder gasoline engine works in concert with a reserve of battery electricity to power the twin electric drive motors. On rare occasions, the engine can directly power the wheels.

Like other Cadillacs, the ELR features an attractive cabin decorated in rich materials and dominated by the frustrating but sharp-looking CUE electronics interface. The cabin technically seats four people (as a Volt does), but the cramped rear seats are largely vestigial. Trunk space is also compromised. On the upside, the ELR looks like it just materialized out of the fanciful mind of a car designer, as its silhouette and detailing are the stuff of bedroom wall posters. Not many

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