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The Chevrolet Silverado EV Gets an Upgrade

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Earlier this week Chevrolet announced a power boost to the highly anticipated 2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV. Initially advertised in January with 684 horsepower and 780 lb-ft torque, engineers have squeezed even more out of it. “GM now estimates horsepower to be up to 754 and torque up to estimated up to 785 lb-ft when Wide Open Watts mode is engaged”, a Chevrolet spokesperson says. Wide Open Watts or WOW, is a special mode that enables the max power and acceleration figures to be sustained over longer periods of time. 

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Chevrolet Bolt EV & EUV Named Most Affordable EV

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Every month Cars.com compiles a list of the best vehicle deals available. This month they’ve researched the most cost-effective Electric Vehicles on the market and we’re happy to announce that the 2023 Chevrolet Bolt EV & EUV has topped their list. Those who are focused on more range and less space are encouraged to check out the Bolt EV as it starts at $25,600 allowing for an estimated EPA range of 259 miles. Those who are looking for a bit more length and space within the cabin should consider the EUV with a starting price of $27…
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Your Next Rental Car May Be a Chevy EV

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Chevrolet electric vehicles are coming soon to a rental counter near you! General Motors and Hertz just announced a partnership in which Hertz will add up to 175,000 GM electric vehicles to their rental fleet in the next five years. Besides the currently available Chevy Bolt EV and EUV, the upcoming Silverado EV, Blazer EV and Equinox EV are all likely to be included in the deal. Hertz aims to have at least 25% of its fleet comprised of electric vehicles by 2024. "Our work with Hertz is a huge step forward for emissions reduction and EV adoption that…

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The First-Ever All-Electric Chevy Equinox EV

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General Motor’s initiative is to become an all-electric manufacturer by 2035 and in efforts to get there, they’ve rolled out their first All-Electric Chevrolet Equinox. With a starting price around $30,000 for the 1LT model, the Equinox is expected to be the most affordable EV in its class. The highly anticipated SUV has many attractive attributes such as its expressive design, electrifying capability, and effortless EV technology. To find out more about the 2024 Chevrolet Equinox EV visit here. We can’t wait for the arrival of the new Chevrolet Equinox EV. Expected Fall of 2023.

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The Chevy Bolt EUV Is Every Buyer's Electric Crossover

Have you priced Electric Utility Vehicles and found the prices prohibitive? The cost of a Chevy Bolt puts a EUV within reach of every buyer. Affordability is not the only reason to consider the Bolt.

Range And Performance

Drive a fully charged Bolt off the Phillips Chevrolet lot, and you'll travel an EPA estimated 259 miles before needing a recharge. All the horsepower generated by the Bolt's motors goes to the driving wheels taking the Bolt EUV from 0-60 in 6.5 seconds.

Interior Technology

The cabin of the Bolt EUV is a technophiles paradise. 

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Chevrolet Reveals New Police Pursuit Blazer EV

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Chevrolet has expanded its Police Pursuit Vehicle (PPV) fleet to include the Blazer EV into the mix. General Motor’s initiative is to become an all-electric manufacturer by 2035 to civilian and PPV vehicles alike. The 2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV will be the first pursuit-rated all-electric Chevrolet in more than 60 years of tailoring vehicles for law enforcement. While more specifications along with range will be revealed closer to launch, in the first quarter of 2024, we do know that it will be based off the Blazer EV SS retail model. 

 

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Chevrolet Silverado EV Receives 150,000 Reservations

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Last week General Motors CEO, Mary Barra, announced on an investors’ call that the Chevrolet Silverado EV has received a lot of support and interest from potential customers resulting in 150,000 reservations! What’s even more exciting is that 65 percent of the reservations received are from conquest customers, or new customers not already affiliated with a General Motors brand, allowing us to branch out to even more people! Phillips Chevrolet in Frankfort, Lansing and Bradley has Illinois’ Largest Chevy Inventory, including a great selection of Silverados!

 

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All-Electric 2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV Debut

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After months of waiting and teases from Chevrolet, the 2024 Blazer EV has been officially revealed. It will be offered in multiple trims and range options with the availability to choose between front, rear, and all-wheel-drive configurations to fit your lifestyle. Consumers will have the option to choose from a 1LT, 2LT, RS, and Chevy’s first-ever electric SS performance model. Depending on which trimline is chosen, you’ll receive anywhere from a 247-mile range to upwards of a 320-mile range. Reserve your vehicle with us here

 

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Illinois Electric Vehicle Rebate Program

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The Illinois EPA has opened up the EV Rebate Program for Illinois residents. Applicants must submit their application between July 1, 2022 and September 3, 2022 to have the opportunity to receive a $4,000 rebate for the purchase of an all-electric vehicle, such as a Chevrolet Bolt! In order to qualify you must meet the eligibility requirements provided by the EPA. In addition to meeting these requirements you need to include a copy of your purchase invoice, proof of purchase, vehicle registration, and IRS W-9 or W-8 forms with your application. For more information and to apply visit here…
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2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV SS Teaser

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With electric vehicles on the rise GM has given us another sneak peek of the highly anticipated 2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV SS. A few noteworthy features include a frontend design, large two-tone wheels, and horizontal lighting bits with the SS badging. While this is a preproduction vehicle, the final model may vary slightly. In addition to this little tease by GM, we have also been given the unveiling date for this vehicle for next month - July 18th. The Blazer EV will be the first all-electric Chevy model to sport the SS badge and is expected to be available in…
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