GM is making sure the 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV is priced at least as low as the outgoing 2023 version. A startup claims it can boost the BMW iX’s range to 600 miles. Cadillac plans to hand-build its Celestiq electric flagship in Michigan. This and more, here in the Green Car Report.

General Motors has revealed that its technology center in Warren, Michigan will be home to the upcoming Cadillac Celestiq electric sedan. It’ll be hand-built there, including more than 100 parts to be 3D-printed — so while it’s built on the same Ultium propulsion platform as GM’s other upcoming EVs, this flagship EV is Rare and exclusive. The Celestiq will debut in July, but GM has yet to reveal a timeline for its construction and sale.

Michigan-based startup Our Next Energy (ONE) will use the BMW iX electric SUV as a demonstrator for its new hybrid-chemical battery technology called Gemini. The ONE will use one chemistry for power and another for energy storage, and ONE claims it will achieve 600 miles of range in the iX — conditions or drive cycles yet to be confirmed.

If you’re waiting for the lower-priced 2023 Chevrolet Bolt EV and EUV to arrive at dealerships, GM has made it clear that it’s ready to strike a deal with its existing 2022 inventory, discounting the 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV and EUV by $5,900, respectively $6,300 – how much they’ll cut in 2023. In an EV market where cost reductions are minimal,


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