Chevrolet Reimagines the Dream Garage for Electric Vehicle Owners with Snack Food Fomo Gas Station

Chevrolet Reimagines the Dream Garage for Electric Vehicle Owners with Snack Food Fomo Gas Station

Garage makeover shows how electric vehicle drivers charging at home can enjoy chips, foot slices and pizza

2022-08-10


Detroit Chevrolet today unveiled a complete garage renovation inspired by a Bolt EV owner who realized she was missing out on her favorite gas station purchases as she charged her car at home and skipped the gas station altogether.

After years of hearing stories from Bolt EV owners who love living the EV lifestyle — especially the advantage of not having to buy or pump gas thanks to charging at home — there were a few things many EV drivers said they missed. That is, they miss the guilty snacks found in the gas station mini-mart. With so many electric vehicle owners charging at home now, Chevrolet decided to convert a Bolt EV owner’s garage into an “absolute EV garage” to show how EV drivers can get the best of both worlds: indulging in the delicious foods they love, while charging their electric vehicle. at home.

Chevrolet has teamed up with celebrity designer and builder Wendell Holland, known for his acclaimed home design TV shows, to remodel the garage of Denver resident and Chevy Bolt owner Pamela Tully into an in-house convenience store. Chevy even polled the brand’s social media audience to gather followers’ favorite snacks and incorporate them into the transformation. Pamela’s garage is now filled with gas station favorites like a frozen drink machine, a hot dog reheater, a beef bacon buffet, potato chips, candy, a beverage fridge and more.

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“I’ve seen firsthand how homeowners develop their space to fit the electric car lifestyle, so collaborating with Chevy on this garage transformation was a perfect fit,” Holland said. “To create the perfect garage space for Pamela, we combined inspiration from gas station-loving snacks and transformed the space into a modern oasis for electric car living.”

With many consumers considering switching to electric vehicles, Chevrolet is helping owners see the opportunity to reimagine their garage. In fact, Chevrolet makes it easy for Bolt EV and Bolt EUV owners to charge at home. Chevrolet will cover standard installation of a Level 2 charging port for eligible customers who purchase or lease a 2022, 2023 Bolt EV, or Bolt EUV1. In collaboration with Qmerit, Chevrolet’s official partner for installing electric vehicle charging solutions, the offering gives customers access to faster charging where they want it.

“One of the best things about living with electric vehicles is charging or ‘refueling’ at home,” said Steve Majoros, Chevrolet Vice President of Marketing. “We want to provide Chevy customers with a seamless ability to enjoy charging at home as we bring more electric vehicles to the market. This garage change is one example of the creative ways electric vehicle drivers can enjoy what they missed by skipping the gas station.”

While charging at home is critical to electric vehicle owners, GM is also investing nearly $750 million in the electric vehicle charging ecosystem with Ultium Charge 360. This investment will expand access to charging at home and at work, as well as public charging. Throughout the city, fast charging stations and express charging along highways enable long-distance electric travel. Today, a Chevy customer with the myChevrolet mobile app2 Capable of reaching over 100,000 public charging devices through this integration with over 11 major charging networks.

1The offer is available to eligible customers who purchase or lease a 2022 or 2023 Bolt EV or Bolt EUV. This home charging installation promotion includes the purchase and installation of a 240V outlet (NEMA 14-50 outlet and new 40A breaker on existing panel) from a selected General Motors vendor. The installation location must be at the customer’s primary residence as stated in the customer’s vehicle purchase order. An additional cost may apply to the customer. Customers who do not meet the standard installation criteria may be eligible for replacement charger offers. Neither a charging unit nor a compatible charging cord is included as part of the standard installation. Bolt EUV comes standard with a dual level charging cord. See Chevrolet Home Charger Promotional Terms and Conditions for important information and restrictions.
2Available on select Apple and Android devices. Service availability, features, and functionality vary depending on the vehicle, device, and plan you have signed up for. User terms apply. A device data connection is required. See onstar.com for details and restrictions.

About Chevrolet

Founded in 1911 in Detroit, Chevrolet is now one of the largest car brands in the world and is available in nearly 80 countries with nearly 2.7 million cars and trucks sold in 2021. Chevrolet models include electric and fuel-efficient vehicles that feature high performance Attractive, heart-pounding design, passive and active security features, and easy-to-use technology, all at a value. More information on Chevrolet models can be found at www.chevrolet.com.

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