Joe Winkfein is technically Canada’s first Chevrolet Bolt owner, even though Claude Michaud of Sainte-Marcelline, Que., could probably lay claim to the same.
With a gross profit margin of about $3,000 per Chevrolet Bolt, dealerships won't have much leeway for deal making on the first mass-produced “affordable” all-electric car.
Chevrolet Bolt EVs have started arriving in Canada, two years after its concept debut.
The upcoming diesel version of the Chevrolet Cruze might be General Motors' first non-hybrid vehicle since the 1990s to get an EPA-certified fuel economy rating of at least 50 mpg (4.7 l/100 km) on the highway.
The GMC Terrain, for its first redesign since arriving eight years ago, is dropping more than 180 kilograms (400 pounds) and getting a trio of smaller, turbocharged engines, including a diesel.
General Motors will launch the Chevrolet Bolt electric car in Canada in January but not all Chevrolet dealers in all provinces will get them, at least not initially.
Canadian versions of the Chevrolet Bolt EV will be initially available only in three provinces, as General Motors seeks to stoke demand by taking advantage of government rebates.
General Motors plans to debut redesigned versions of the Chevrolet Traverse and GMC Terrain at the Detroit auto show in January, a person with knowledge of the automaker's plans said today.
General Motors made its first sales of the Chevrolet Bolt EV today, beginning a new era of more affordable, longer-range electric vehicles and fulfilling its promise to launch the vehicle before the end of 2016.
The Chevrolet Bolt stands at the precipice of making commercially viable all-electric driving a reality for Canadians, and early signs indicate that interest across the country will far exceed initial availability of the car.
GM Canada delivered 28,523 vehicles, the best total November sales number for GM since 2006.
General Motors plans to sell the Chevrolet Silverado and Colorado pickups in China starting next year to explore the country's small, local market for trucks.