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Chevy reveals specs and price for 2014 Spark EV

Chevrolet’s 2014 Spark EV will have its official coming out party at the upcoming Los Angeles Auto Show, but GM has released a few details ahead of the ball. It plans to price the electric hatchback under $32,500 (before incentives), slightly undercutting the $35,200 Nissan LEAF, and to sell it in several global markets (not… Read more »

More details about GM’s new Chinese EV

Shanghai General Motors launched its Sail SPRINGO EV at the Auto Guangzhou 2012 show, and revealed some technical specs for the new electric hatchback. For now, a limited number will go on sale in a Shanghai trial program. Eventually, all of Shanghai GM’s “new energy” vehicles will be sold through an exclusive “Drive to Green”… Read more »

GE buys 2,000 Ford PHEVs, companies to work together on electrification

General Electric (GE) plans to purchase 2,000 Ford C-MAX Energi PHEVs for its corporate fleet – Ford’s largest fleet sale of a plug-in model to date. The addition of the Fords means that GE now owns over 5,000 “alternative fuel” vehicles – its goal is to convert half its fleet. GE VP Mark Vachon says,… Read more »