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In order to meet 2017-2025 fuel efficiency and emissions mandates imposed by federal CAFE and California rules, electrification in various forms will be vital, and that right there is one reason not to count General Motors out. Not that an honest, objective look would suggest anyone should dismiss GM, but questions as to how committed […]

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Chevrolet announced starting this summer it will have some of the fastest vehicles on the roads, and that it has nothing to do with horsepower. Chevrolet said drivers will be enjoying high-speed data – made possible by a new OnStar 4G LTE connection in the vehicle, running on AT&T’s network. Chevrolet made the announcement at […]

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In case you had doubts, or did not actually know, electric vehicles such as the 2014 Chevy Spark EV are “fun,” “spunky” and a “hoot to drive” says its maker passing along descriptors used by car reviewers. “Spark EV is the new benchmark for electric cars aimed at urban driving and a kick in the […]

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In an ongoing effort to amp up interest in its 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV, General Motors has posted a whimsical infographic spelling out how $9,000 not spent for fuel in five years could be better utilized. The figure of money saved is based on average driver patterns expected, and amounts to $150 per month in […]

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The advent of the electric car is upon us, but despite implications to the contrary, don’t look to Uncle Sam to be as much of a direct driver of this anticipated paradigm shift as some may have previously supposed. In other quarters, there has been much talk of automakers needing to develop electrified cars to […]

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Today Chevrolet announced the 2014 Spark EV will start at $27,495 including $810 destination charge, and before potential $7,500 federal subsidies. Lease deals will start at $199 per month for 36 months with $999 due at signing and before applicable tax, title, license dealer fees. “The Chevrolet Spark EV is the most efficient – and […]

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The 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV’s efficiency ratings are out. This new EV from General Motors is rated at an EPA-estimated combined city/highway 119 MPGe fuel economy equivalent and a combined city/highway EPA estimated range of 82 miles when fully charged. This means that when compared to the average new vehicle, the Spark EV can potentially […]

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General Motors became the first U.S.-based automaker to manufacture its electric motors in America. Electric motors for the new Chevrolet Spark EV are now manufactured at its Baltimore Operations plant in White Marsh, Md. “The era of using electricity to help improve performance and fuel economy is already here and the trend is only going […]

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Chevrolet confirmed yesterday during the Canadian International Auto Show the Spark EV for the Canadian market. The Spark EV will initially be a fleet vehicle only and pricing will be announced closer to launch. It will be eligible for Quebec, Ontario and British Columbia provincial EV incentives. According to Chevrolet, with the Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet […]

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Chevrolet’s Spark Electric battery-powered mini car will be presented to a European audience for the first time at this year’s Geneva Motor Show. The car will be sold in select European markets as of 2014. Chevrolet anticipates the Spark EV will set a benchmark in performance for an urban city electric car; the Spark EV […]

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