Charging the Chevy Bolt EV: Everything You Need to Know. Jeannie Lam. Sr Director, Automotive Group . but there may be places to charge at the workplaces, restaurants, retail stores and other places where you spend time . These locations typically have Level 2 stations that add about 25 miles of Range Per Hour, Other Bolt stats: According to Mary Barra's presentation, you'll be able to fast- charge the battery to 90 percent full in just 30 minutes when using a DC charger. Offers about 25 miles per hour of charge time . Model year 2018 and newer Chevrolet Bolt and Chevrolet Volt vehicles receive 5 years of Remote Key Fob Add-On. Services subject to user terms and limitations. Certain services require working electrical system, cell service, and GPS signal. OnStar links to emergency services.
The Bolt doesn’t use as many amps in its charger (I can’t find a definitive number but I’d guess around 35A) instead opting for a 25 mile per hour charge at home. A 120-volt charge herees standard with the Bolt EV and Volt. The available 240-volt (32-amp) The Chevy Bolt Owner’s Manual which is now online (PDF) confirms that the Bolt will charge at 32 amps at 240 volts = 7.68 kW – giving the car 25 miles of charge per hour.
While the micro usb is convenient and is an acceptable way to charge the device, they do not deliver as full of a charge to the high power 18650 batteries as an external charger can. 2017 Chevrolet Bolt Fine Print; . The most revealing info is the charge time – 9 hours at 32-amps (7.7 kW). Definitely helps us narrow down our battery capacity guesses.