Chevrolet is preparing to add another electric vehicle to its lineup.
According to The Truth About Cars, Chevy is working on an all-electric Sonic with 200 miles of range that will arrive sometime in 2016. The new model will be built in Michigan and will likely utilize a new battery that LG Chem is currently developing. LG Chem is the same company that supplies the batteries for the Chevrolet Volt.
Being built in the U.S., the Sonic EV will allow GM to receive regulatory credits for selling a pure EV built in America. Currently, the Chevrolet Spark EV is built in Korea, so that model isn’t eligible for the credits. Currently, Chevrolet sells the Korea-built Spark EV with 82 miles of range for $26,685.
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