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Hard to find the Chevy Bolt in heavy traffic

Hard to find the Chevy Bolt in heavy traffic

Here we are at the confluence of three stories involving cars and trucks — gasoline prices headed toward $3 a gallon again, the Trump administration sounding retreat from the higher fuel-economy standards established by the Obama administration, and I just took my first ride in a Chevy Bolt.

Ever heard of the Bolt?

Don't feel bad if you missed it. The eco-friendly, all-electric hatchback has a range of up to 240 miles per charge — it does best in mild or warm weather, according to Washington Post test drives — and it has been getting rave reviews. It was Motor Trend’s Car of the Year in 2017. A car like this should have popular appeal, well beyond the crunchy-and-green crowd...

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