This Week's Auto Industry Sneak Peek Is Out: New from Chevy & Mitsubishi (It's Electric!) | Mazda3 Is Almost Here | What Mini May Do with Clubvan | Porsche Green

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A summary of coming attractions from automobile companies, compiled by Car Finder Service. See what's in store for car buyers in the US market over the coming months.

2014 Chevy Spark EV

2014 Chevy Spark EV photo by Left Lane News

Car Finder Service customers demand up-to-date information on future car purchases. To this end the company has published its weekly round-up of new model releases.

Summary and highlights from this week's Sneak Peek:

  • test drive of Chevy's all electric EV
  • the new Mitsubishi Lancer and Outlander
  • the new Mazda3
  • Mini's camper concepts
  • American truck news
  • Porsche's electric and hybrid efforts


An all electric 2014 Chevy Spark EV – base $27,495 – is available for purchase now in California and Oregon. According to Left Lane News, it boasts the highest EPA efficiency rating and depending on the charger, it has the capability for 80% charge in 20 minutes. Road tests report a surprising level of pep and refinement. Release for the rest of the 48 is not planned.

See the full roundup for more hip moves from Chevy and Mitsubishi.


The 2014 Mazda3 will go on sale this September. It features a whole new architecture, Skyactiv, same as what’s in the CX-5 and Mazda6. The new grill gives a sportier look, and test drives report the compact is just as fun to drive as ever. An optional technology upgrade provides speed and navigation enhancements with a pretty nifty floating user interface. Note: the bigger 2.5 liter engine will not available with manual transmission right away, however Popular Mechanics test drivers claim the 2.0 is plenty good enough.

See the full roundup for more on the Mazda3, Mini campers, American trucks, and Porsche electric and hybrid efforts.

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