Chevrolet Spark now pulled tight

Chevrolet Spark 2013

Chevrolet Spark 2013

Game of ‘Spot the Differences “do? We take: the Spark already on sale in Europe,  and the new model this week in Canada and the U.S. is revealed. Search!

About two days have come: the little Chevy will be officially unveiled on the other side of the ocean. There, the city car comes with a 1.2-liter four-cylinder that is 85 peekaa’s uitroffelt. Available with a five-speed gearbox or a four-speed automatic. By default, the Spark delivered with 10 airbags, and a 15-inch alloy MyLink infotainment system (7 “touch screen), to name a few.

Do not feel too different search? Then we spoil it: The Spark for 2012 has different headlights. Taillights ditto, a modified front and rear bumper and a new grille.

In Europe, the Spark is also available with just a 68-horsepower 1.0 vierpitter, but when it revised edition of dealers is not yet known.

In 2013, electro heads have fun with the Spark. Chevrolet has the EV virus now well over two years to address and there must be a fully electric model on the market.

Chevrolet Spark 2013

Seat comes with an all-electric Altea XL

Seat Altea XL Electric Ecomotive

Seat Altea XL Electric Ecomotive

Heavy breaking news! Seat is actually something to report. In Spain, the engineers of the brand which is an electrified Altea XL.

Seat Altea XL Electric Ecomotive, the first electric car to be troubled Volkswagen subsidiary. Instead of an internal-combustion  engine is now an elektrotor that the front wheels in the MPV Seat. These e-engine offers 115 horsepower (85kW) and a top speed of 135 km / h tap.

The battery pack is that EV is not hidden in the ground, but got a spot under the rear seat and rear cargo floor. The seats and legroom are therefore, not smaller or bigger. The roof is covered with solar panels that “a fresh scent in the interior,”.

This causes the air conditioner to work less hard. Ergo: it leaves more power available for a decent range, which 135 km are equal to the Vmax.

Seat is planning to Altea XL Electric Ecomotive in 2015 on the market.

Seat Leon as a plug-in hybrid
The SEAT Leon Twin Drive project dates back to 2009But today the brand has the specs of this cereal knight world publicized. In the electric mode of the Twin Drive, the Seat range of 52 kilometers, with a top speed of 120 km per hour. In mixed mode (internal-combustion engine plus electric motor), the consumption is only 1.7 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers, or 18.5 kWh (forecast), which is the equivalent of only 39 grams of CO2 per km. This is again a bit better than the comparable Volkswagen Golf Twin Drive, Where the seat-based technology course.

Seat Altea XL Electric Ecomotive

Small Sports Honda EV Concept: low-Civic convertible

Honda Small Sports EV Concept

Honda Small Sports EV ConceptWhat does Honda back to the Tokyo Motor Show? A lot of irrelevant stuff, but a sporty electric car, the Small Sports EV concept. Looking at the lines we see a very clear and Civic CRZ-elements, but with the usual concept traits.

Honda has not let a lot go on the car, but the sketches give an idea of ​​the model. If you give him from an angle it looks sleek, if you give him ceremoniously from the side not.
Honda Small Sports EV ConceptHere, the short wheelbase it a little trick I guess. Many OSM Concept I no longer return, but that was already three years ago.

Anyway, by the time of disclosure, we will undoubtedly see more of this concept, like so many cars in Tokyo, very nice to the environment.Honda Small Sports EV Concept

Nissan Pivo3 Concept: the ugly story continues

Nissan Pivo3 Concept

Nissan Pivo3 Concept

After Pivo1 (2005) and Pivo2 (2007) found time for the Nissan Pivo3, including AVP (Automated Valet Parking System).

The automated Valet Parking your car can make its own parking space available search. Handy! And maybe we kind of technology that soon, with Nissan’s nicer?

The Pivo3 has more fun gadgets (Check movie) And will be shown at the Tokyo Motor Show, as well as other electric concept cars, The ESFLOW and The TownPod.

Soon, we have more information on these forward-looking Nissan with a green edge, but you can read in our electro-head neighbor. (Via

Nissan Pivo3 Concept

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