GM says Bolt EV will have 238 miles range, besting Tesla Model 3

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Posted: Sep 13, 2016 8:08 AM

DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co on Tuesday announced that its electric subcompact Bolt EV will have an average range of 238 miles on a full charge, farther than Tesla Motors Inc has stated for its upcoming Model 3 range.

The Bolt EV will be launched in a few months, nearly a year before the Tesla Model 3 will be available to consumers. The Bolt EV will have a starting price for U.S. consumers of about $35,000, similar to the announced starting price for the Model 3.

(Reporting by Bernie Woodall)