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  1. GM's Tesla Task Force

    Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Competitors
    This is good for the Volt. As long as GM is worried about Tesla, they'll keep developing their own EV technology. http://money.cnn.com/2013/07/18/news/companies/gm-tesla/index.html?hpt=hp_t3
  2. Excellence in Leadership

    General Motors and General Automotive Topics
    I listened to the Dan Akerson interview on CNBC this morning (while I was driving my Volt). I was once again very impressed with his demeanor, and how articulate, considered, and precise he is. I like that he is responsive, rather than just referencing talking points regardless of the question...
  3. GM CEO Dan Akerson: 3k miles, 1 Gal gas.

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    Fortune interview: "We've developed an engine we're now putting in the market that will cost you on the order of $1,500 and has two reservoirs of energy, one for compressed natural gas and the other for gasoline. Why are we building an engine that can burn either? Because the infrastructure...
  4. Akerson to testify before Rep. Issa's committee on Chevy Volt fire

    Politics, Finance, and Environment
    GM's CEO to testify before Rep. Issa's committee on Chevy Volt fire http://www.torquenews.com/1075/gms-ceo-testify-rep-issas-committee-chevy-volt-fire Why is Rep. Kelley a signatory to this letter? I will tell you why; it is because Rep. Issa wants to do a hatchet job on the Volt. I hope...
  5. Akerson wants 'change' at GM and speaks about the Volt

    Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Competitors
    If some of you would like to see GM take a more aggressive stance with its Voltec technology, despite its info-guarding public relations department, you might actually find someone above them who’d agree on points with you. That would be GM’s Chairman and CEO, Dan Akerson. In a recent...
  6. GM CEO Dan Akerson quantifies declining battery costs

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    This is a great interview: http://www.freep.com/article/20111009/BUSINESS01/110090450/GM-s-Dan-Akerson-You-play-win- "The Volt is going to see significant cost reductions. We look at (battery) cost per kilowatt-hour. There are 16 kilowatt-hours on a Volt. When I first came, it was over $1,000...
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