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Chevrolet Spark EV will debut in Los Angeles

 Chevrolet Spark EV will debut in Los Angeles
2013/2014 Chevrolet Spark EV prototype spy photo

Updated MyLink infotainment system also announced

Chevrolet has announced plans to introduce the Spark EV at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

The company previously confirmed the car will feature a lithium-ion battery and an electric motor that produces 114 bhp (85 kW). The Spark EV will be sold in "limited quantities" in select U.S. and global markets.

Chevrolet will also showcase an updated version of the MyLink infotainment system that will debut in the 2014 Impala. The company hinted the system will offer "new levels of personalization and more seamless smartphone integration."

The models will be shown alongside the Malibu Turbo, the Sonic RS, the facelifted Traverse and the Camaro Hot Wheels Edition.

Source: GM

Chevrolet to Debut Spark EV at LA Auto Show
Advanced version of MyLink for 2014 Impala adds functionality

DETROIT – Chevrolet will unveil the plug-in electric version of the brand’s popular new Spark mini car at the Los Angeles Auto Show later this month. The Spark EV is one of 13 new or significantly redesigned products that Chevrolet will be launching in 2013.

Chevrolet will also showcase the expanded functionality of an advanced version of MyLink, which will be available first in the all-new 2014 Impala full-size sedan.

“Chevrolet continues to build on the momentum of eight consecutive quarters of record global sales with the introduction of more new products, features and technologies that are designed to offer consumers exceptional functionality, comfort and convenience,” said, Chris Perry, vice president of Global Chevrolet Marketing.

“The Spark EV and next-generation of MyLink demonstrate Chevrolet’s commitment to delivering the advanced technologies that today’s consumers will be eager to adopt and truly value,” Perry said.

The Spark has won over U.S. consumers with its expressive design, roomy interior and MyLink connectivity. In its first three months on sale, the Spark has delivered strong results, particularly in the Los Angeles market. Building on that success, the plug-in electric version of the Spark EV will offer consumers the same package that has made the gasoline-powered model so popular while delivering the technology and performance of pure electric power.

MyLink currently offers consumers easy-to-use in-vehicle connectivity. With the launch of the 2014 Impala, MyLink adds new levels of personalization and more seamless smartphone integration.

In addition to the Spark EV, other Chevrolet vehicles on display at the LA Auto Show include the all-new Impala, Malibu Turbo mid-size sedan, Sonic RS small car, Traverse full-size crossover and Camaro Hot Wheels® Edition.

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 JonathanIppoli1 JonathanIppoli1
This is one plain and ugly discrace of a Chevy .
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November 15, 2012 6:38 am
 PAA PAA
Despite its vagueness in design I wouldn't mind getting one for my city commuting.
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November 14, 2012 12:11 am