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Chevrolet Beat EV

  • Chevrolet Beat EV electric vehicle with GM executives, India, June 2011

    GM [NYSE:GM] had hoped to announce its latest green vehicle tomorrow morning, at a nice, orderly, staged press event to celebrate Chevrolet's 100th birthday. But one of its hometown papers jumped the gun and broke the news: The largest domestic car company will launch a small battery electric vehicle in the U.S. market. While The Detroit News had the basic story, GreenCarReports can add a few details, based on conversations with a number of sources knowledgeable about the electric car industry. First, the vehicle is the Chevrolet Spark EV that was spied testing in Michigan just last month...

  • Chevrolet Beat EV electric vehicle with GM executives, India, June 2011
    Will GM's First All-Electric Car Be A Chevy Spark Minicar?

    Sometimes news comes out of adding up little pieces of information. Doing that with a few items from the past week, we're beginning to wonder if General Motors might launch an all-electric car in the U.S. in the next couple of years. Based on recent spy photos from renowned photographer Brenda...

  • Chevrolet Beat EV electric vehicle with GM executives, India, June 2011
    Chevy Shows Fourth Electric-Car Project: Beat EV Minicar In India

    Right now, the sole plug-in vehicle you can buy from Chevrolet--or indeed all of General Motors--is the 2011 Volt range-extended electric car. But that doesn't mean GM isn't testing a lot of other concepts. The company just isn't doing it in North America, the sole region where Volts are sold this...

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