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Cadillac EV Teased in Detroit. First of BEV 3 Platform Variants

GM announced Cadillac – after being taught a hard lesson by Tesla in 2014 when Cadillac spectacularly failed with a $75,000 version of the Chevy Volt – will be at the forefront of GM’s electrification Continue reading

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Chevrolet and Nissan Succeed with Plug-in Hybrids and EVs as the Business of Plugging In Shows First Product Results

Success is the verdict about one year after the Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid and Nissan Leaf EV (electric vehicle) both went on sale, it was revealed last week at the third annual Business of Plugging In Conference in Michigan. And with Cadillac, Ford, Toyota about to introduce the their own plug-in hybrids, and a pure EV version of the tiny Chevrolet Spark coming in 2013, the small niche of electric cars has the chance to grow some more. Continue reading

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Chevrolet to Produce Spark EV All-Electric Vehicle

Chevrolet today announced it will produce an all-electric version of the Chevrolet Spark mini-car – the Spark EV. It will be sold in limited quantities in some U.S. and global markets starting in 2013 in California. The company needs to the CAFE credits from an EV in order to meet impending fuel economy requirements in the U.S. Continue reading

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Chevy Volt has MPGe Rating of 93, 37 MPG Combined

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved the fuel economy label of the 2011 Volt that begins arriving in Chevrolet showrooms in December, claiming a number as high as 93 miles per gallon equivalent. Caveats abound. Both electric cars, such … Continue reading

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