VT Rep. Briglin's Bolt EV fire while driveway-charging +

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Chevy Bolt EV belonging to Vermont lawmaker who has backed industry catches fire
JUL 7 2021 ... A Chevrolet electric vehicle owned by Vermont state Rep. Timothy Briglin recently caught fire while charging in the politician’s driveway, according to Vermont State Police ... The fire is the most recent to highlight an ongoing concern of automakers and vehicle safety watchdogs as companies release an influx of new EVs ... In a statement Wednesday to CNBC, GM said it is working with local authorities and “will investigate to learn more about the specific situation of this incident.” ...

Electric Car-Loving Lawmaker Sees His Chevy Bolt EV Go Up In Flames
JUL 10, 2021 ... the Chevrolet Bolt EV. A potential fire risk here saw GM buy risky models back from customers, but it seems that not all of the affected vehicles were caught. A Vermont state lawmaker who has been very vocal about the benefits of EVs has ironically seen his car catch fire while it was charging in his driveway ...

Electric vehicle catches fire while plugged in
Jul. 7, 2021 ... THETFORD, Vt. (WCAX) - Fire officials say an electric car caught fire while charging in the owner’s driveway. The Thetford Fire Department responded to a report of a vehicle fire on July 1 for a 2019 Chevy Bolt EV. The car caught fire on the passenger side and the back seat, burning the whole inside. Investigators say the cause of the fire appears to be an undetermined electrical system failure ... flash video

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Chevy Bolt EV Concept vs. Production Bolt EV vs. Facelift Bolt EV: Comparison
JUL 10, 2021 ... The Chevy Bolt EV is a key model in General Motors’ lineup, leading the charge in the automaker’s push to launch 30 new electric vehicles by 2025 ... the Chevy Bolt EV has undergone several changes and updates over the years, evolving from the initial concept vehicle, to the first-generation production model, to the current refreshed model ...

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