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Chevy Spark EV, Cruze Diesel Concepts Head To SEMA

October 29th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

The Specialty Equipment Manufacturers Show is an annual gathering of automakers and aftermarket car part makers with an emphasis on performance and luxury items. This year Chevy is bringing Spark EV and Chevy Cruze Diesel Concept to SEMA, showcasing the customization levels of this tiny electric car and diesel sedan in the right hands


Video: Chevy Spark EV Commercial Boasts Of More Torque Than A Ferrari

July 19th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

With 400 ft-lbs of torque and zero emissions, the Chevy Spark EV is an electric car with some oomph behind it. Consumer Reports was so enamored with the Spark EV that they recommended the electric variant over the gas-powered version. The first commercial for the Spark EV goes a step further, comparing the little electric car to...a Ferrari


Video: Consumer Reports Prefers The Chevy Spark EV To Gas Version

July 17th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Since the demise of the EV1, General Motors has stayed away from pure electric cars. The Chevy Spark EV is its first attempt at a battery electric vehicle in about a decade, and once again GM has built an EV worth owning. In fact Consumer Reports even prefers the all-electric Spark to the gas-powered version GM also sells


Chevy Spark EV Gets 82 Mile, 119 MPGe Rating

April 25th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

It has been more than a decade since General Motors produced an electric vehicle for the public to buy or lease, and there is a lot riding on the Chevy Spark EV. While some may claim it is nothing more than a “compliance car,” the 82 mile rating combined with 400 ft-lbs of torque shows GM is at least serious enough to keep pace with the competition, if not exceed it


GM CEO: We're Working On 200 Mile EV

March 7th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

What is the magic number when it comes to EV driving range? The initial wave of Nissan Leafs received a 73 mile rating, though plenty of owners have achieved more or less range, depending on a wide variety of factors. Yet EV sales are not what Nissan hoped for, and other automakers have taken note. GM’s CEO Dan Akerson said the General is working on an EV with 200 miles of real world range.


Mitsubishi i EV Lease Offered For Just $69 A Month

January 23rd, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

It has become readily apparent to automakers that consumers aren’t willing to pay much of a premium for pure electric vehicles. This has led to cost-cutting across the board, though an Illinois Mitsubishi dealer has undercut everybody with a $69-per-month lease deal on the Mitsubishi i electric vehicle. How is that even possible


NAIAS 2013: …And The Best Of The Rest

January 17th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

The North American International Auto Show is huge, and there were not enough hours in the day to see everything, talk to everyone, or to cover all the green cars that have come to dominate these shows. That said, we did manage to snap some pictures of some of the cooler green concepts and cars scattered about the show. Consider this our “wrap-up” post, with a return to our regularly-scheduled news stories tomorrow



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