The vehicle is the Chevrolet Spark EV, unveiled as the Chevrolet Beat EV, in India. It is an conversion of the upcoming 2013 Chevrolet Spark/Beat minicar. (Earlier post.)
(In 2009, General Motors India and Reva Electric Car Company (REVA) entered into a collaboration agreement to develop electric vehicles for the Indian market. The partnership is focused on car platforms, electric vehicle technology and advanced control systems. Earlier post.)
The battery Spark will be largely focused on California’s ZEV mandate, and volumes will be low—perhaps some 2,000 units per year.
GM is holding a press conference on Wednesday in conjunction with Chevrolet’s upcoming centennial.