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2018 Chevrolet Spark

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The 2018 Chevrolet Spark hatchback is the smallest Chevy on the North American market, and it’s become something of a forgotten model. The five-door minicar is a family car in developing countries, but in the States, its fuel efficiency and easy parking lack appeal in an age of cheap gasoline and surging sales of utility vehicles.

GM’s 2017 Plug-in Car Sales Count Approaching that of Tesla’s

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Tesla remains the brand with the most sales of plug-in cars in the US but General Motors is close and experienced more year-over-year growth to date. Last month, GM’s two best sellers, the extended-range Chevrolet Volt and Bolt EV plus the discontinued Cadillac ELR, Cadillac CT6 PHEV, and discontinued Spark EV helped it edge out Tesla with 4,742 sales to 3,550 estimated of the Model S, X and 3.

2017 Chevrolet Sonic Review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Available as a sedan or hatchback, the 2017 Chevrolet Sonic slots between the Spark and Cruze in Chevy's lineup. Freshened this year, the Sonic presents an even better option for younger drivers or commuters on a budget with the addition of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility and available features like built-in Wi-Fi not usually found in a subcompact car.

Mazda’s Compression-Ignition Tech Too Little, Too Late

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The automaker’s proprietary Spark Controlled Compression Ignition technology may challenge diesel, but the increasing popularity of EVs may prevent the technology from going mainstream.

2018 Chevrolet Spark Review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - You might think a vehicle given the minicar designation wouldn’t have much to offer the average driver, but the 2018 Chevrolet Spark proves good things do come in small packages. As a big-city commuter, the Spark offers comfort, safety and economy at a rock-bottom price, plus unexpected features like Apple CarPlay, a Wi-Fi hotspot and forward-collision alert.

2018 Chevrolet Sonic Review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The 2018 Chevrolet Sonic is slightly larger and more powerful than the Chevy Spark, but not quite as big as the compact Cruze. In this sweet spot, the 2018 Sonic offers plenty to like, including a very low starting price, high-tech options like Apple CarPlay and a Wi-Fi hotspot, not to mention sporty styling and an available turbocharged engine.

Electric Vehicles Spark Interest Among U.K. Drivers

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Sainsbury’s Bank Loans’ latest Car Buying Index suggests recent U.K. government announcements designed to boost the switch to zero-emissions vehicles are convincing large numbers of motorists their future is electric.