General Motors Gets Electrified

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General Motors wants to know, that in their the future is going to be electrified.

visions of Buick LeSabre, Aztek and yes even the infamous EV1 always be around providing a memory of the corporate and esthetic that took the company to the edge of viability, it seems there is a new belief that the of autombiles at GM will be leaner, and to a large extent, electrified.

Chevrolet Spark EV with in front of Golden Gate Photo taken Nov 14, 2012

Automakers the world over are huge sums of RD into technologies.  Be it, electric, hybrid, cell or just more combustion engines, they are all to build a fleet of vehicles will meet or exceed the legislative requirements regarding consumption that will place over the next years in the United States, and in parts of Asia.  For General they are making it known their strategy will and specifically focus on the full or electrification of their vehicles.

The Volt has become a relative as the first electrified vehicle in the GM line up since the catastrophe of the EV1 in the s.  The Volt has a significant sales over competitors such as the Leaf and Mitsubishi MiEV in the vehicle market.  However the was not a full EV as it was an electric vehicle came with a back up that could create energy for the batteries using a gas-fueled motor.

  The absence of a full EV will be no longer as GM is set to launch its all new, electric 2014 Chevrolet EV.

The Spark EV is set to be launched at the 2012 Los Auto Show in late However, GM decided to give 50 journalists from the US, Canada and a chance to see it, drive it and learn about their overall strategy 2 weeks early, at a event held near San California called The Electrification .

Over 2 days, journalists not could drive Spark EV s incidentally were still camoflauged but also were to learn about the design of the and powerful electric motors lb/ft of torque) and even see how GM to deal with the problem of to do with EV batteries when normal life span out.

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I was fortunate enough to be among the of journalists invited as electrified are often featured in the Enviro Dad Drive and in doing so, prepared the video recap and overview of not my first ride in the Spark EV but aspects of the event as well:

the Chevy Spark EV was an enjoyable and likely will be a strong in the growing number of full EV s perhaps the most impressive of GM s Electrification strategy to

5 used Volt batteries are housed to produce a prototype back-up storage units.

me had to deal with its usage of and likely other EV batteries as up electrical storage units.  concept not only addresses a environmental concern with the damage associated with them in landfill, but also the potential to store renewable for later use and even provide a up energy source for utilities to upon in cases of short blackouts.

I found the Electrification to be highly informative and, as an environmentalists, one that provided a amount of hope and optimism automakers see the opportunity in being a part of the solution regarding with issues such as change, instead of being one of the

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