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2014 Chevrolet Spark EV: 119 MPGe Combined

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The Chevrolet Spark EV is officially a small car with big numbers: the electric minicar was just rated at 119 MPGe combined, making it the most efficient electric cars available to the public today. Chevrolet announced this morning that the Environmental Protection Agency had just completed its testing of the new EV and found the Spark ...

2014 Chevrolet Spark EV to Cost $27,495

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The 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV will start at $27,495 before government incentives when it goes on sale this summer. Those eligible for a $7500 federal tax credit could pay just under $20,000, while state incentives could lower the price to as little as $17,495. In California, the Spark EV is eligible for the HOV lane ...

GM Offering $4000-$5000 Incentives On Chevrolet Volt

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General Motors hopes to attract more buyers by offering cash incentives of up to $5000 on the Chevrolet Volt. The automaker is offering $5000 cash on the 2012 Volt and $4000 on the 2013 Volt, a spokeswoman confirmed, in a bid to sell off current models before the 2014 Volt arrives. “You need to be competitive ...

Recall Roundup: 87,000 Toyota Prius and Lexus HS 250h Hybrids

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2010 Toyota Prius and 2010 Lexus HS 250h The Problem: Due to vibration, the brake pressure accumulator could develop a fatigue crack on an internal part. Toyota has yet to disclose what could happen if the accumulator cracks, but has stated that there have been no reported injuries or accidents related to the problem. The Fix: Owners ...