GM to announce all-electric car for U.S. market tomorrow

According to a report by The Detroit News, General Motors will announce tomorrow that it will sell a new all-electric car in the United States. The all-electric car will be a compact model for urban markets a source said. Currently, it is unclear when the new electric-car will go on sale at U.S. dealers and under which GM brand it will be sold under.

When contacted, GM spokesman Mike Albano declined to comment.

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“We have some news announcements (Wednesday) and I’m not going to say what they are,” Albano said.

GM’s CEO Dan Akerson confirmed at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show that the company will bring an all-electric car to the U.S. market to go hand-in-hand with the Chevrolet Volt.

Ford will start selling its Focus Electric next year. Toyota and Kia have also confirmed they are working on an all-electric car for the United States. Nissan – well, they already have the LEAF.

– By: Omar Rana

Source: Detroit News