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GM CEO: Electric Car With 200-Mile Range Within 4 Years Possible

GM CEO: Electric Car With 200-Mile Range Within 4 Years Possible

In the world of plug-in cars, making an affordable car with a range equal to that of a conventional gasoline car is something of a Holy Grail. According to General Motors CEO Dan Akerson talking at a GM employee meeting last night, that dream could become reality in the next two to four years... read more

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GM Battery Lab, Warren Technical Center

GM Battery Lab Explosion Attributed To Gases From A123 Cells

UPDATE, Thu, April 12, 11:15 am: The Detroit News quotes an unnamed source this morning as saying that the battery pack being tested that caused yesterday's explosion at GM's... read more April 12, 2012 by  19


 
2012 Chevrolet Volt

GM: We’ll Replace Chevrolet Volt 120-Volt Charging Units

General Motors announced yesterday that it would replace the 120-Volt charging unit provided with every Chevrolet Volt, to provide what GM spokesman Randy Fox called a "more... read more March 23, 2012 by  9


 
GM CEO Dan Akerson at the Volt battery fires hearing

GM CEO Akerson: We're Staying The Course On The Chevy Volt

If the Chevy Volt is a sales failure, you'd never know it from the guy who runs General Motors. At a meeting of Volt owners in San Francisco yesterday, GM's CEO Dan Akerson... read more March 8, 2012 by  23


 
2012 Chevrolt Volt Gas Station Advert

What's Wrong With Chevy Volt Ads & How To Fix Them

People are rarely lukewarm about the Chevrolet Volt. Like health-care reform or pajama jeans, the Volt inspires love, loathing, and little in-between. That hasn't exactly... read more February 7, 2012 by  13


 
Saab EV-1 Experimental Vehicle

Rare EV-1 Up For Sale, But It Isn't An Electric Car

Earlier today, our colleagues over at MotorAuthority told us about a collection of over 100 rare cars going under the hammer in Sweden. Among them, a complete EV-1. Complete... read more January 17, 2012 by  0


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt during IIHS crash testing

GM Offers Loan Cars To Chevy Volt Customers While Crash Fires Are Investigated

A few weeks ago we told you about a 2011 Chevrolet Volt which had caught fire in a storage yard three weeks after it was subjected to an official National Highway Traffic... read more November 28, 2011 by  7


 
2012 Cadillac SRX

Cadillac Seriously Considers Producing Clean Diesel Engines, Possibly For U.S.

When it comes to large luxury sedans and SUVs, many car buyers are now choosing to swap high-capacity gasoline engines for the latest generation of high-mileage, clean-diesel... read more November 28, 2011 by  1


 
2011 Chevrolet Cruze and pre-production 2011 Chevrolet Volt

GM Exec Confirms 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Plug-In Hybrid Model

The Chevrolet Cruze compact sedan is an important car for General Motors. It's hugely outselling its lackluster predecessor, the Chevy Cobalt, and the EPA rates the special... read more November 28, 2011 by  9


 
'Revenge of the Electric Car' movie: Elon Musk and Bob Lutz

Tesla's Elon Musk, GM's Bob Lutz To Appear On 'Charlie Rose' Tonight

They're both featured in Revenge of the Electric Car, the documentary that's now in limited release across the country, so it makes sense they'd be doing media together. The... read more November 9, 2011 by  2


 
2013 Chevrolet Spark minicar unveiled in Detroit, October 2011

Where Will Chevy Spark EV Be Built? Maybe It's Michigan?

Two weeks ago, Chevrolet unveiled its 2013 Spark minicar and confirmed that it would offer a Spark EV all-electric model--a story GreenCarReports broke the night before. But... read more October 25, 2011 by  4


 
GM's 'Stop pedaling, start driving' ad.

GM Takes Heat For 'Stop Pedaling, Start Driving' College Ads

GM uses a fairly effective visual to promote its college discount in recent ads. A beautiful co-ed (for our younger readers, that means a female student), sitting in the... read more October 12, 2011 by  4


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

Solid State Electric Car Batteries Still 10 Years Away

Solid state batteries could be seen as everything we're looking for from an electric car battery, improving on all the fundamental characteristics needed for electric... read more September 26, 2011 by  7


 
Chevrolet Sail Electric Concept Vehicle

GM To Develop Electric Cars In China With SAIC, Longtime Partner

Maybe you can beat 'em and join 'em at the same time? That may be what General Motors is hoping with its announcement this morning that it would develop electric cars with... read more September 20, 2011 by  14


 
Chevrolet Volt arrives in China for use at World Expo 2010 Shanghai

China Wants Volt's Electric-Car Secrets; GM Says No; Tug Of War Ensues

It's been the official policy of the Chinese government-industrial complex for a while now that the country wants to dominate the electric-car business. While only a handful... read more September 8, 2011 by  8


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

GM Riles CA Electric-Car World (Again) Over AB475 'Charger Sharing' Ban

California's electric-car advocates are often "true believers," and they can be single-minded in the pursuit of what they believe is right. But the nuts-and-bolts experience... read more September 2, 2011 by  90


 

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