Latest Spark EV News

Mall Gets First Public SAE Fast-Charging Station for EVs


SAN DIEGO – The SAE International DC “Combo” Fast Charge station installation at the Fashion Valley Mall here is a milestone for plug-in electric vehicles – the first public installation in the U.S. of an industry-coordinated standard for fast charging of plug-in electric vehicles.

Spark EV Driving 101


DETROIT – Car reviewers describe the all-new 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV as “fun,” “spunky” and a “hoot to drive.” With 140hp and 400 lb-ft of instant torque, the all-electric mini-car can go from 0 to 60 in less than 7.6 seconds.

Chevrolet Spark Delivers Industry-Leading EV Power


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


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


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 Lease as Low as $199 per Month


DETROIT. – Chevrolet announced today a low mileage lease on the new 2014 Spark EV 1LT for as low as $199 per month* for 36 months, with $999 due at lease signing including security deposit (tax, title, license dealer fees extra), making the vehicle one of the most affordable EVs on the market.

Chevrolet Spark Most Efficient U.S. Retail Electric Vehicle


NEW YORK – The 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV is the industry benchmark in retail electric vehicle efficiency with a combined city/highway EPA estimated range of 82 miles when fully charged and an EPA-estimated combined city/highway 119 MPGe fuel economy equivalent.

Spark EV Electric Motor Manufacturing Begins in Baltimore


WHITE MARSH, Md. – Until now, electric motors and drive units – the heart and soul of electric vehicles – have been mostly imports. General Motors today commemorated becoming the first U.S.-based automaker to manufacture these key parts in America for the new Chevrolet Spark EV at its Baltimore Operations plant in White Marsh, Md.

Chevrolet Spark EV is Pure, Electric Fun


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.





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