Auto News

AutoGuide News Blog


The AutoGuide News Blog is your source for breaking stories from the auto industry. Delivering news immediately, the AutoGuide Blog is constantly updated with the latest information, photos and video from manufacturers, auto shows, the aftermarket and professional racing.
 |  May 15 2014, 9:15 AM

chevrolet-spark-ev-cutaway

General Motors is shifting more of its batteries to in-house production and that will directly benefit the Spark EV.

Continue Reading…

 |  Nov 07 2013, 3:42 PM

Spark EV - main

There’s no rule that states that electric vehicles have to be boring, which must be why Chevrolet rolled out this performance oriented Spark EV at the 2013 SEMA show. Continue Reading…

 |  Oct 01 2013, 1:02 PM

chevy-spark-fashion-valley-mall

The Chevrolet Spark EV will be the first electric vehicle in the U.S. to offer the SAE International fast-charge connector as an option in December.

Continue Reading…

 |  Jun 25 2013, 7:31 AM

2014-chevrolet-spark-ev

The Chevrolet Spark has enjoyed a successful first 12 months of sales, selling 26,869 units in America and exceeding General Motors‘ expectations by as much as 35 percent.

Continue Reading…

 |  Apr 24 2013, 11:16 AM

2014-Chevrolet-SparkEV-022

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released official fuel consumption and range ratings for the Chevrolet Spark EV today.

Continue Reading…

 |  Nov 28 2012, 6:10 PM

Boasting 130 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque, the newest addition to the Chevrolet electric vehicle family has been officially unveiled at the 2012 LA Auto Show.

Continue Reading…

 |  Nov 27 2012, 1:22 AM

Ahead of its official debut at the 2012 LA Auto Show, Chevrolet has unveiled its Spark EV which will be priced under $25,000 with tax incentives. 

Continue Reading…

 |  Nov 15 2012, 9:19 PM

Scheduled to make its official debut at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show, Chevrolet gave the media a sneak preview of its Spark EV at its Electrification Experience event in San Francisco, California.

Continue Reading…

 |  Nov 15 2012, 12:01 PM

The 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV in production form will make its official debut at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show, the American automaker has confirmed.

Continue Reading…

 |  Nov 13 2012, 3:02 PM

One of the more promising items Chevrolet plans to showcase during the L.A. Auto Show later this month isn’t a car at all.

Continue Reading…

 |  Mar 26 2012, 11:01 AM

Equipped with new batteries, GM’s first electric car in America is already being tested in Torrance, California. Six Chevy Spark EVs are being tested by a group of engineers as the American automaker prepares it for its 2013 debut.

The engineers are adding roughly 62 miles per day on the Spark EVs, putting it through its paces in testing, and said that it is about 65-percent through the engineering phase though there is some bugs that still need to be worked out.

Not many details are available on the Spark EV model, but it’ll be facing quite a bit of competition once it hits the market in 2013, even if it’s only sold in the state of California. GM may be using the Spark EV as a test bed for future models, anticipating to sell only 2,000 units a year initially.

The Nissan Leaf has become the EV of choice, especially in California, while the Mitsubishi i-MiEV is slowly gaining ground on the market. Ford also has its Focus Electric that may be the Spark EVs’ main competitor. Chances are the Spark EV could become the most affordable of all the EVs, but hopefully the engineers are working to top the 62-mile range currently being tested.

Discuss this story on SparkTalk.com.