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Lutz: Only 5% of the public wants a green car that they will pay a premium for

In a lengthy interview with The Washington Post, former General Motors vice chairman Bob Lutz said that the V8 muscle cars and the Chevrolet Volt will still live on once GM comes out of bankruptcy. An avid supporter of the Chevrolet Volt, the man who once brought us the Dodge Viper said that the plug-in […]

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GM opens doors to Global Battery Systems Lab in Michigan

General Motors today opened the doors to its 33,000 square feet battery research and development plant in Michigan. GM says that the facility will play a major part in accelerating its move to electric-vehicles such as the upcoming 2011 Chevrolet Volt. Known as the Global Battery Systems Lab, the Warren, Michigan plant will be used to test […]

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GM: New products and technologies on track, 14 hybrid models coming by 2012

In all of the statements released today by General Motors, the now bankrupt automaker said that its new products and technologies are on track. It said that that the New GM will continue with key vehicle launches in 2009 and 2010 including the 2010 Chevrolet Camaro, 2010 Buick LaCrosse, 2010 Cadillac SRX and CTS Sport […]

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GM: Work on the Chevy Volt progressing despite financial woes

General Motors product development chief Tom Stephens said today that work on the 2011 Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid is progressing as planned despite the company’s financial troubles and the threat of bankruptcy right around the corner. “At this point in time, I know of no reason why we can’t be in production by November of […]

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Video: Bob Lutz responds to Letterman’s mean Volt comments

Earlier this week, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk made an appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman to discuss the future Model S sedan. Letterman, impressed by Tesla’s Roadster and Model S, cracked a joke on GM’s Volt calling it a “golf cart,” saying the mileage was “insane” and “ridiculous.” Letterman went on to […]

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GM: Plug-in standards necessary to encourage consumers to buy electric-vehicles

GM is calling for plug-in vehicles standards that it says are necessary for consumer acceptance of electric-vehicles, like the Chevy Volt. The automaker will be supporting the Society of Automotive Engineers conference in Detroit next week, where the SAE J1772TM Task Force (they really couldn’t pick something easier) will continue to push for the standardization for […]

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CNN takes the Chevrolet Volt prototype for a test drive

Some of the very elite press publications (you know the WSJ, CNN and stuff) were recently invited out to GM’s Milford ground in Michigan where they had the chance to get behind the wheel of a Chevrolet Volt prototype. We’re guessing this is another one of GM’s marketing stunt to show that work is progressing […]

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U.S. Department of Energy puts funding for Chevy Volt on hold

General Motors said today that it won’t be getting any federal funding for its 2011 Chevrolet Volt until the company has been certified as financially viable by Obama’s automotive task force.  Along with its $10.3 billion loan request from the U.S. Energy Department for the development of fuel-efficient vehicles, GM has also requested $2.6 billion […]

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Why Tesla’s Elon Musk doesn’t like E-REVs like the Chevy Volt

The Tesla Roadster and the company’s upcoming Model S are both pure electric-vehicles. That’s because Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk doesn’t like E-REVs like the 2011 Chevrolet Volt. When asked by GM-Volt why Tesla hasn’t considered the range-extender concept of the Chevrolet Volt, Musk said: We looked closely at a range extender architecture for Model […]

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GM will add 80 Chevy Volt prototypes, test mules will now carry production exterior and interior

Despite General Motors’ financial troubles and Obama’s task force saying that the automaker spent too much time and money on a car that won’t be commercially successful in the short-term, development on the Chevrolet Volt rolls on. GM said today that it will be adding 80 new prototypes by this summer. However, this time around […]

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