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  1. Ford: No direct rival for the all-new Opel Karl/Vauxhall Viva/Chevy Spark

    Ford Car Discussion
    Ford's all-new sub-Fiesta model is the Brazilian-developed all-new Ka made up from bits of the Fiesta. Unlike the A-segment city cars like GM's Opel Karl/Vauxhall Viva and Chevy Spark, the Ka is really more of a low-cost B-segment car. It's a bit shorter, and a bit taller than the Fiesta, but...
  2. What the $27K Spark EV and Leaf S Mean For The Focus Electric

    Ford Car Discussion
    If you like numbers, sit back and relax. Grab your calculator if you want and follow we go...:joyous: Detroit News reports the June launch of the Chevy Spark EV at $26,685(before $800 destination), it becomes the least expensive 5 passenger EV with over 80EV mile range. The...
  3. Chevy Spark EV to cost under $20K after tax credit

    Competition News
    Image provided by InsideEVs General Motors Co. said Thursday its 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV will start at $27,495 and will cost less than $20,000 after factoring in a $7,500 federal tax credit available for electric vehicles. The Detroit automaker also will offer its Spark EV 1LT for as low as...
  4. Officially Official: Spark Joining Chevrolet U.S. Lineup

    Competition News
    Officially Official: Spark Joining Chevrolet U.S. Lineup GM confirms what GMI reported weeks ago. October 12, 2011 By: Nick Saporito Almost a month ago GMI reported that the North American market would be getting Chevrolet's Spark mini-car in updated form. This morning...
  5. U.S. Getting Updated Chevrolet Spark

    Competition News
    U.S. Getting Updated Chevrolet Spark Spark will also bring North America a new engine. September 14, 2011 By: Nick Saporito Way back in January 2009 General Motors confirmed that the Chevrolet Spark mini-car would ultimately be sold in North America. After an extended...
  6. Ford to launch the Figo at Holden Barina Spark in an entry-level attack

    Ford Brand News - Global
    Ford to launch Figo in Spark attack Byron Mathioudakis 7 December 2010 Ford's homegrown Figo has emerged the odds-on favourite to represent the Blue Oval in Australia’s burgeoning sub-$13,000 light car segment as early as next year. GoAuto has learned the Figo – a...
  7. Ford dumping spark plugs in favor of focused light?

    Ford Corporate News
    Courtesy of In a breakthrough that may make vehicle starting issues due to fouled plugs or inclement weather a thing of the past, engineers at Ford have reportedly teamed with scientists at Liverpool University to develop a laser beam ignition system to replace ye olde spark plug...