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GM tests Tesla Model 3 rival car Chevy Bolt EV at its battery powered data center

World renowned General Motors Company (NASDAQ:GM) is currently testing its all new Chevy electric prototype at its Milford Proving Ground, it is the place, and where GM’s data center is entirely powered by its own vehicle’s recycled batteries. It seems to us that General Motors is well ahead of Tesla, by means of rolling out one of its distance-driving electric vehicle, generally called as Chevy Bolt EV.general-motors-chevrolet-bolt-ev

The upcoming model will go on sale during the year 2017, and targeting to reach about 200 miles per charge. In other words, GM’s Chevy Bolt might able to 200 miles per charge, when it is released in the market.

Tesla and other rivals are highly expected to launch their comparable models approximately at the same time, and Tesla has announced that, there has been again a delay in the release of its Model 3. Tesla Model 3 will intended to come with a price tag of $35,000 and it’s viable for mainstream consumers.

The current Chevy Bolt, is not being delayed and is currently undergoing testing, ahead of Tesla’s Model 3 and in the meanwhile, the same is expected to cost around only $30,000. The EV batteries are capable of holding a large capacity, which offers lots of energy to the vehicle. Also offers lots of range, when the driver wants to replace the battery while maintaining their vehicle ride capability.

Pablo Valencia, senior manager, battery life cycle management, said,

“Even after the battery has reached the end of its useful life in a Chevrolet Volt, up to 80 percent of its storage capacity remains,” and also added as “This secondary use application extends its life, while delivering waste reduction and economic benefits on an industrial scale,”

General Motors Company is using the batteries in the power supply system as it is used in its LEED certified data center located in the Milford Proving Ground, where the new prototype is being tested.

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  1. It looks damn ugly to me. I'll bet Tesla's version is a lot prettier.

  2. Was this written by a three year old? Who edits this stuff?

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