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2016 Chevy Spark Redesign Brings It Up To Par, And Then Some

The 2016 Chevy Spark will be a completely redesigned car, Chevrolet says. Billed as a “city car,” the diminutive Spark will be manufactured in Korea and sold in 40 markets around the world. Profit margins may not be as high as for SUV’s but the Spark will likely be a volume leader for Chevrolet. “At […]

April 3rd

Chevy Spark EV Proves To Be A Surprise Hit

As the first pure electric car from GM since the ill-fated EV1, the Chevy Spark EV has a lot of weight riding on its adorable roof. Yet it seems as though GM has a small hit on its hands, with sales outpacing both expectations and production, and it has proven especially popular with younger buyers […]

November 6th

Chevy Spark EV, Cruze Diesel Concepts Head To SEMA

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.

October 29th

Chevy Spark EV Gets 82 Mile, 119 MPGe Rating

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.

April 25th

GM CEO: We're Working On 200 Mile EV

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.

NAIAS 2013: …And The Best Of The Rest

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.

January 17th

GM Reveals Product Chevy Spark EV Ahead Of L.A. Auto Show

One of General Motor’s executives recently laid out the automaker’s plans for achieving 500,000 electrified vehicle sales annually by 2017. Pure electric cars will make up a big part of those plans, and leading GM’s EV charge is the Chevrolet Spark EV. Though the Spark EV will make its official debut at the L.A. Auto Show, GM has slipped a few pictures out to an eagerly-awaiting public, as well as some key information.

November 16th

Opel Adam EV Cancelled, High Costs Cited As Factor

Around the world, automakers that were once bullish on electric vehicles, investing billions into new battery and motor technology. But a harsh reality of low EV sales mixed with an uncertain economic outlook, especially in Europe, has settled over the industry. So it isn’t the least bit surprising to hear that the Opel Adam EV has been cancelled…mostly due due to high costs.

November 9th