A label inside the Bolt EV battery pack shows an overall pack energy capacity rating of 57 kWh.
Conflicting values for the energy capacity of the Chevrolet Bolt EV battery pack coming from LG and GM are actually consistent and are just reporting different ways of measuring energy storage capacity, according to GM spokesman Christopher Bonelli.
Recent photos taken during a Bolt EV battery pack disassembly at a GM dealer and in a series of pack disassembly videos on YouTube show that LG labels inside the pack rate it as holding 57 kilowatt-hours (kWh). GM has marketed the Bolt as having 60 kWh of energy storage and have also used that value in documents filed with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
“The 57 kWh number on the battery label is the “rated energy”, a regulatory requirement that represents the absolute minimum energy content (under worse case scenarios), not the energy…
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