Electric and Hybrid Vehicles

AutoMatters & More: Unleash Your Inner Speed Demon with the Bolt EV

AutoMatters & More: Unleash Your Inner Speed Demon with the Bolt EV

The decision to purchase an electric vehicle was made mostly by early adopters, but EVs are becoming more popular. EVs produce zero emissions and their cost to refuel is lower than that of vehicles with internal combustion engines. The effect of torque in an EV is sudden, producing quick acceleration from a standstill – and that acceleration is smooth.

Recently I received the following email message: “You’re invited to come unleash your inner speed demon at our Chevy Bolt EV autocross track … at Santa Anita Park.”

For those of you unfamiliar with the term, an autocross is like a mini roadracing course. This closed course consists of a start line, a finish line, and a...

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