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Chevrolet Spark Delivers Industry-Leading EV Power

2013-05-23

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – The Chevrolet Spark EV will set a benchmark in performance for an urban city electric vehicle when it arrives in dealer showrooms in California in the summer of 2013. Mating the permanent magnet electric motor, which produces more than 105 kW (140 hp) with the coaxial drive unit will result in 0-60 mph acceleration in under eight seconds.

Chevrolet Spark EV to Power Up Quickly

2013-05-23

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – The second entry in Chevrolet’s electric vehicle strategy, the Spark EV, will arrive in California dealer showrooms in summer 2013 with among the best EV range in its class. The Spark EV’s more than 20 kWh lithium-ion battery pack will continue Chevrolet’s tradition of industry-leading warranty protection of eight years or 100,000 miles.

GM Showcases Chevrolet Spark EV Electric Motor

2013-05-23

SAN FRANCISCO – From home appliances to children’s toys, electric motors are all around us and have nearly a century of automotive use dating to Charles Kettering’s invention of the electric starter first used in 1912. With the emergence of electric vehicles, electric motors also will play a bigger part in future vehicles, such as the 2013 Chevrolet Spark EV.

Chevrolet Spark EV is Pure, Electric Fun

2012-11-27

LOS ANGELES – The 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV, introduced today ahead of the Los Angeles International Auto Show, packs smart performance and connectivity technologies into an affordable five-door urban mini car designed to make the trip as electrifying as the destination. It will be priced under $25,000 with tax incentives.

Bands Chosen for Spark and MTV Iggy Music Showcase

2012-09-11

DETROIT – To celebrate the stateside arrival of the globetrotting 2013 Chevrolet Spark mini car, Chevrolet recently partnered with MTV Iggy, a multiplatform brand elevating global artists and pop culture trends, to launch “Cover the World” – a new online music showcase that will bring the hottest, breaking artists from abroad to North American shores.

Chevrolet Spark MyLink to Turn On TuneIn

2012-09-11

LOS ANGELES – The Chevrolet Spark, on sale in more than 100 countries, became a bit more worldly today with the announcement that early next year, Spark’s MyLink Radio will add the capability of a free smartphone app that can connect Spark owners with streaming audio powerhouse TuneIn and its global network of more than 70,000 stations.

Chevrolet and MTV Iggy Partner to ‘Cover the World’

2012-09-06

DETROIT – To celebrate the stateside arrival of the globetrotting 2013 Chevrolet Spark mini car, Chevrolet is partnering with MTV Iggy, a multiplatform brand elevating global artists and pop culture trends, to launch “Cover the World” – a new online music showcase that will bring the hottest, breaking artists from abroad to North American shores.

Fit to be Dyed: Chevrolet Spark Suits Up for The Color Run™

2012-08-21

NEW YORK – The all-new 2013 Chevrolet Spark, a city car offered in bold hues such as Jalapeno, Salsa Red, Lemonade, Denim Blue and Techno Pink, will pace nearly 10,000 runners in The Color Run™ this Saturday and Sunday at the Aviator Sports Center in Brooklyn, the first of numerous Spark-paced races across the country.

2013 Chevrolet Spark Maximizes the Mini Car Segment

2012-08-02

DETROIT – The 2013 Chevrolet Spark mini car, Chevrolet’s first mini car for the U.S. and Canadian markets, is a sporty four-passenger, five-door hatch. It is designed to excite first-time buyers and city dwellers with its bold styling and colors, affordability, the safety of 10 standard air bags, fuel efficiency and maneuverability.

Global Chevrolet Spark Uniquely Tuned for American Tastes

2012-08-02

DETROIT – Chevrolet Spark is already a hit in other corners of the globe, but Chevrolet’s engineers made sure it was tuned just right for American conditions and tastes before customers here take the wheel.

Chevy Spark: Top Five Things to Know

2012-08-02

* The Spark’s standard, comprehensive safety package includes 10 air bags, OnStar, electronic stability control with traction control, panic brake assist and hill start assist. The GM global safety team used best practices from the Chevrolet Sonic and Cruze to deliver the Spark to North American customers.

Chevrolet Spark’s MyLink Radio is Easy, Safe to Use

2012-08-02

MyLink Radio includes a seven-inch color touch-screen, Bluetooth, plug-in outlet and USB. It is capable of displaying smartphone-based navigation, media and contacts for hands-free calling. Spark’s MyLink Radio functions as an extension of the owner’s smartphone.

No Map, No Problem: Chevrolet Spark Adds BringGo App

2012-08-02

DETROIT – Buyers of the 2013 Chevrolet Spark equipped with the segment-exclusive MyLink Radio can soon enlist a new ally in the war on bad directions and traffic snarls.

Chevrolet Spark: Big Safety, Quality in a Small Package

2012-08-02

DETROIT – For a generation of buyers who grew up riding in child safety seats and wearing bike helmets, the 2013 Chevrolet Spark, all-new for the U.S. and Canada, provides safety and quality features typically associated with larger, more expensive cars.

Eight Shades of Spark Make Mini Car Segment Hot

2012-08-02

DETROIT – Its vibrant color choices are the first clues that the 2013 Chevrolet Spark mini car is different

The World through the Windshield of a Mini-Car

2012-07-31

DETROIT – Mini-cars are widely popular internationally. Now, U.S. demand and sales are growing as well. After a successful run around the globe with more than 600,000 sales, the Chevrolet Spark is now available here.

The Chevrolet Spark Is Remixed for City Living

2012-06-28

DETROIT – The Chevrolet Spark, a mini-car currently sold in 100 markets worldwide, will debut in the U.S. later this year with new features specifically targeted to appeal to the urban millennial market.

Chevrolet Cruze Eco, Sonic Named Best Family Cars

2012-06-05

DETROIT – Edmunds.com and Parents magazine say the Chevrolet Cruze Eco and Sonic are two of the Best Family Cars for 2012. Both the Cruze Eco and Sonic deliver fuel economy of 40 mpg or more on the highway and offer consumers the comfort, safety and advanced technology they expect at a value.

Tuning In: 82-Year Evolution from Car Radio to Infotainment

2012-05-23

DETROIT – For 82 years, the automobile and the radio have been practically inseparable. Today, the experience is more than turning knobs to find a station and setting the volume. As in-car connectivity and infotainment systems evolve, the driver is both programmer and receiver.

Four Decades Later, Mini Cars Livin’ Large Sedan Life

2012-04-25

DETROIT – Mini-cars like the coming Chevrolet Spark are a fraction of the size of the average American 1973 full-size sedan, which were some of the largest passenger cars ever. But looks can be deceiving. Designers are putting a lot more inside small cars than might be expected.

2013 Spark Packs Technology and Features into Small Price

2012-04-05

DETROIT – Chevrolet is taking the guesswork out of the car-buying process with a new, simpler approach to pricing and packaging for the 2013 Spark. When the mini car goes on sale later this year, Spark will be available in three well-equipped trim levels starting at $12,995 including destination.

Millennials Still Love That New Car Smell

2012-04-03

NEW YORK – Nearly 70 percent of Millennials – the generation of young Americans ages 11 to 30 years old – consider the purchase of their first car to be a key marker on the road to adulthood, according to research conducted by Chevrolet and MTV Scratch, a unit of Viacom.

GM Sees Record 100,000 Sales of 30 mpg or Better Vehicles

2012-04-02

DETROIT – Combined U.S. sales of the 12 General Motors (NYSE: GM) vehicles that get an EPA estimated 30 mpg or better on the highway are expected to reach 100,000 units or more in March, the highest total in company history. GM will release its total March sales on April 3.

Chevrolet Spark, Sonic Get a New App for Maps

2012-03-28

NEW YORK – Its in-your-face colors already make the 2013 Chevrolet Spark hard to lose in a crowd. Now it will be even harder to get lost while driving the Spark and the Sonic, thanks to available GogoLink.

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