Chevy Bolt production launch manager Yves Dontigny talks about the EV's battery pack inside Orion Assembly near Detroit.
Chevy Bolt drive unit.
Chevy Bolt mixed materials strategy includes utlra high-strength steel (orange), advanced HSS (gold), aluminum (black) and mild steel (gray).
Orion Assembly employees use ergonomic lift-assist to insert fuel tank into a Chevy Sonic, an internal-combustion engine vehicle sharing the Bolt's assembly line.
Automated guided carts carry Chevy Bolt batteries to assembly line.
Automated guided cart lifts battery into Chevy Bolt underbody, Orion Assembly employee uses torque wrench to fasten power pack to chassis.
60 kWh lithium-ion battery packs await installation on Chevy Bolt at Orion Assembly.
Body-in-white Chevy Bolt leads Chevy Sonic into body shop area of Orion Assembly, where the EV and ICE cars share production line.
Chevy Bolt production launch manager Yves Dontigny points out Chevy Bolt propulsion system prior to installation.
Chevy Bolt propulsion system.
Chevy Bolt greets Orion Assembly visitors.
Production of the Chevy Bolt, a potentially revolutionary battery-electric vehicle, ramps up at GM assembly plant north of Detroit (see related story: GM Preps Holiday Deliveries of Chevy Bolt).
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