GM Engineers Used Lunar Rover Tech When Designing Chevy Bolt

By Jon LeSage General Motors has been tapping into engineering experience that goes back to astronauts driving its Lunar Rover on the moon.
GM’s Chevrolet brand paid tribute Thursday to engineers who’d designed the all-electric Lunar Rover. It had been driven by Apollo 15 astronauts on the moon during a trip there in July 1971.
It may be a bit of a stretch, but the automaker said that engineering experience transferred over the 238-miles per charge Bolt. At a starting price of $37,500, it’s a mere fraction of the Lunar Rover’s $38 million price tag.
Back in 1971, the engineering team was able to create a

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