Among car buyers, none of the four surviving General Motors brands are really associated with hybrid vehicles. Now that customer deliveries have started for the 2011 Chevrolet Volt extended-range electric car, GM's other brands will need some green cred too. What's the future of GM's Two-Mode Hybrid system for medium and large vehicles? Who gets hybrids? And if Chevy now has the Volt, which GM brand becomes the lead for regular and plug-in hybrids? We think it'll be Cadillac. Here's why. Buick: no H-word Buick has no hybrids at all. Instead, for 2012, it will offer its LaCrosse midsize sedan...
GM Plug-In Hybrid Program Underway, Vehicle Still Unconfirmed
Recent spy shots posted by our sister site Motor Authority show that despite delays, General Motors is continuing to develop the plug-in version of its Two-Mode Hybrid system. While the system is being tested in a discontinued Saturn Vue crossover, it now seems likely to appear in a version of...John Voelcker
2010 Detroit Auto Show: Lutz Lays Out (Some) GM Plug-In Plans
Cleaning up a few odds and ends from last week's 2010 Detroit Auto Show brings us to General Motors' future product plans for plug-in hybrids. In the crush of reporters asking questions (known as the "scrum") after a GM announcement, a few more nuggets came to light. GM showed its striking and...John Voelcker