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.

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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.

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Chicago Auto Show – the Chevy Spark Is Maybe Awesome

Chevy’s all-electric and rather aptly named Spark was one of its offerings at the Chicago Auto Show, and the little

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Green News Roundup: Friday, October 28th, 2011

Sorry I’m late with the morning news roundup. I slept in for once, in anticipation of tonight’s Halloween festivities! I’m ready to get my ghoul on…but how about you? Alright, back to the news…this morning’s highlights include a two-and-a-half ton subcompact, the Chevy Spark EV shows off its motors, and Exxon-Mobil profits surge…again.

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