General Motors Killed the Chevrolet Spark EV and No One Noticed
According to The Detroit News, GM stopped production of the electric Spark way back in summer of 2016.
Who Killed the Chevy Spark Electric Car?
Well, GM, obviously. When the new Chevy Bolt EV was unveiled in concept form at the 2015 North American International Auto Show, the word was that the vehicle would not be a replacement for the Chevrolet Spark. That thinking seems to have changed, as Melissa Burden from The Detroit News confirms that General Motors is no longer producing the diminutive electric vehicle with a scant 82 miles of battery-only range. In fact, Chevy halted production way back in summer of 2016.
The Spark is no longer featured on Chevy's website as an available electric vehicle
Burden reports the Spark, which debuted in June of 2013 as a 2014 model-year vehicle, was no longer on sale as of December, when the 2017 model-year Bolt became available for purchase. While the Spark was only ever available in three states—California and Oregon at first, followed by Maryland—the Bolt is scheduled for full national roll-out in 2017. (Like the Spark, however, the $37,495 Bolt debuted first in California and Oregon.)
According to The Detroit News, Bolt sales for December totaled less than 600, but is expected to more than double that number in the U.S. in January.
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