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2014 Chevrolet Spark Vehicle (EV) Launches Summer

2014 Chevrolet Electric Vehicle (EV) This Summer

Chevrolet is its 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV vehicle) on the streets of California and this summer.  What’s so about the Spark EV minicar?

off, Chevy’s Spark EV is an all-electric vehicle unlike Volt. which has both an motor and an internal combustion Secondly, Chevy claims its new EV will go an EPA-estimated 82 miles on a charge (or 119 combined mpg). means The Spark EV competes well with the all-electric Leaf.

How much can the Spark EV you in fuel costs? Chevrolet a potential savings of up to $9,000 in costs over a five-year

As for price, Chevrolet is only the 2014 Spark EV will just under $25,000. But the $7,500 federal incentive and state incentives and the Spark EV that much more

And unlike most hybrids as Toyota’s Prius. the 2014 EV is approved for HOV lane use.

Motor and Charging

The 2014 Spark is equipped with a 21 kWh battery pack that’s by an eight-year or 100,000-mile warranty.

And another cool thing the Spark EV: It will be the first EV on the to offer the recently-approved SAE DC Fast combo charger as an available (pricing not yet available). The fast will be available for purchase after this summer’s and will enable Spark EV to recharge up to 80 percent of battery in just around 20 minutes. the fast charger can handle charges each day, if

As with Chevy’s Volt, EV owners can download a smart “app ” for managing and monitoring activities. The app is provided by OnStar. comes as standard equipment on the EV for three years.

Another for the 2014 Chevrolet Spark is Chevy claims its newest EV can go 0-60 mph in under eight How did Chevrolet engineers do it? They a 100kW (130 hp) “permanent electric motor” with a drive unit.”

This GM-designed permanent motor is cooled via oil and gets its fast propulsion by using a wound copper stator and rotor configuration.” What that mean? It means the Spark EV accelerates FAST!

Spark Road Test

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Are you a Spark EV purchase? Several ago, this automotive road tested a denim 2013 Chevy Spark on a ride through a winter in the dark early morning Sure, I was driving the 1.25-liter internal combustion model, so I report on the EV’s performance.

 However, I was impressed with minicar’s sporty exterior as as the comfortable, utilitarian and high-tech

I especially loved the Spark’s hood, the bulbous two-tier silver grille, the slanted head lamps, the curvy fenders, the sleek windows, the hatch, the tinted back and the racy spoiler.

Inside, I was a bit with the quality of the interior Yes, the Spark could use a bit of an inside, especially when to Nissan Leaf and other cars such as Fiat 500 and Cooper. Still, I noted my weeklong road test the interior was “comfortable, spacious and has style.”

What about the driver’s

I discovered the Chevy Spark was well equipped and ergonomic its feel-good, leather-wrapped steering bold motorcycle-inspired digital gauges and heated perforated seats.

The central console, includes a seven-inch touchscreen by handsome shiny piano plastic, is perfectly placed at eye The screen is outfitted with smartphone-integrated MyLink auto device.

Second row seating was enough for my oversized nine-year-old although a tall … not fit comfortably for long periods.

How about cargo space? At glance, the Spark’s hatchback looks incredibly small. this seemingly tiny holds more than

In fact, with the back all the way up, I was able to fit six grocery bags. One drawback about the Spark’s space is the 60/40 second row do not fold down completely

Still considering the 2014 EV as your next new car purchase? You This good-looking green car is one of the EVs to hit the roads this year.

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