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16General Motors shows off electric Chevrolet Beat in India

Earlier today, General Motors showcased a battery-powered version of the Chevrolet Beat in New Delhi, India. The electrified Beat is part of an ongoing demonstration project focused on studying the feasibility of electric vehicles in major metropolitan areas.

AddGeneral Motors shows off electric Chevrolet Beat in India

Earlier today, General Motors showcased a battery-powered version of the Chevrolet Beat in New Delhi, India. The electrified Beat is part of an ongoing demonstration project focused on studying the feasibility of electric vehicles in major metropolitan areas.

AddGM India to launch 1.0-liter 3-cylinder turbodiesel engine in Chevy Beat

A multinational team led by General Motors' Torino Engineering Center and supported by GM India Engineering has announced that production of a 1.0-liter three-cylinder turbodiesel engine will start this June. The compact engine, which GM claims will offer "best-in-class fuel efficiency and performance for its size," will crank out 103 pound-feet of torque at 1,750 rpm and a reasonable 74 pound-feet at 1,250 rpm.

9Chevy Beat stars as centerpiece of European young artists competition [w/video]

Young Creative Chevrolet awards – Click above to watch video after the jump

52Spy Shots: Chevy Spark spotted as Daewoo Matiz

Daewoo Matiz spy shots - Click above for high-res image gallery

45GM announces plans to build new small car in U.S. - but which one will it be?

2010 Chevy Spark - Click above for a hi-res image gallery

17Chicago 2009: New AUTOBOTS on display

Click above for high-res gallery of the Transformers cars from GM

AddChicago 2009: GM transforms Volt into Jolt, Beat into Skids, Trax into Mudflap

Click above for a high-res gallery of the Chevy Jolt

AddChevrolet Mini (aka Spark) to launch production in India this year

The tiny subcompact that GM first showed as the 2007 Beat concept could start production by the end of this year in India. A report in Indian Autos Blog indicates that for the Indian market the car will be called the Mini - rather than the Spark moniker it will have when it comes to the U.S. in two years. GM's initial plan had been to the build the Mini at it's factory in Maharashtra from complete knock down kits brought in from another country (likely China or Korea). Instead, GM is tooling up

29Detroit 2009: Chevy Spark playing to a familiar Beat [w/VIDEO]

Click above for a high-res image gallery of the Chevy Beat/Spark unveiling

AddDetroit Preview: 2010 Chevy Spark beats a path to the web

As the hours wind down before the 2009 Detroit Auto Show finally kicks off in the morning, more vehicles are leaking through the manufacturers' embargo nets. The latest addition to the list is the 2010 Chevy Spark, teased earlier this week on Today by GM design honcho Ed Welburn. Spark is the production version of the Chevy Beat concept that made its debut alongside the Trax and Groove at New York two years ago. Beat was the winner of a public poll to see which of the three microcar concepts wou

38Detroit Preview: 2010 Chevy Spark beats a path to the web

As the hours wind down before the 2009 Detroit Auto Show finally kicks off in the morning, more vehicles are leaking through the manufacturers' embargo nets. The latest addition to the list is the 2010 Chevy Spark, teased earlier this week on Today by GM design honcho Ed Welburn. Spark is the production version of the Chevy Beat concept that made its debut alongside the Trax and Groove at New York two years ago. Beat was the winner of a public poll to see which of the three microcar concepts wou

AddSpyshots: Chevy Beat spotted on the wild!

Click above for image gallery of the Chevy Beat prototype

29Spy Shots: AB reader spots Chevrolet Beat

Click above for image gallery of the Chevy Beat prototype

17Spy Shots: Chevy Beat interior snapped

The Chevy Beat will hopefully succeed as GM's high-volume entry into the micro-car market, and the General's Korean design team has been tasked with making the little hatch look more expensive than it is. We were able to take a look at spy photos of the Beat on the outside back in August, and learned that a four-door version is in the pipeline. Now we're getting our first look at the production interior, and the pic is completely undisguised.

AddNo GM minicars in U.S. for the time being

Click the photo for a gallery of live high-res shots of the Chevy Beat

15GM axes small crossover plans, Asian compact coming instead

Click above for a high-res gallery of the Chevy Orlando concept

18Spy Shots: Chevy Beat finally hits the road

Testing of the Chevy Beat is officially underway, and our friends at NextAutos have procured the first set of spy shots. The camo'd mule is still sporting the short overhangs and upright silhouette of the concept, but GM decided to equip the squat city car with another set of doors to make ingress and egress easier for rear-seat passengers.

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