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The automaker says disappointing sales of the Opel Ampera are forcing their hand to scrap the car and work on a replacement to be introduced sometime in the next four years.
Eight MBA teams from Babson, Columbia, Harvard, University of Michigan, University of California-Berkeley and Stanford visit the General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant - home of the Chevrolet Volt - July 23, 2014.
Before his departure as top dog at General Motors, Dan Akerson laid out plans for his company to develop lighter electric vehicles with at least 200 miles of range per charge.
South Korean chemical corporation LG Chem announced it will be supplying batteries for electric vehicles capable of over 200 miles of range in 2016.
An Opel Ampera rolls off the assembly line at the GM Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant in 2011.
Phil Abram, GM chief infotainment officer, said the Chevrolet AppShop, which the Detroit-based automaker announced in January , did not meet the company's expectations to launch this summer.
Detroit -- General Motors Co. says it could create up to 1,750 new jobs and up to $800 million in new investment in Michigan as the Michigan Strategic Fund Tuesday approved an amendment of the automaker's global state tax credit.
Company also releases one year data on its employee electric car incentive plan - 120,000 commuting miles on electric NEWARK, N.J., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PSE&G today announced an innovative program to encourage New Jersey businesses to provide employees with electric car charging at work.
From The Car Connection : 2015 Chevrolet Volt Review The 2015 Chevrolet Volt, now in its fifth model year, remains the first-ever high-volume electric car from General Motors.
General Motors has been hard at work over the last couple of years revamping its trucks and SUVs, which collectively represent its most lucrative profit generators across its vast lineup.
BMW has long been known as a rear-wheel drive company, but given the success of the Mini and upcoming front-wheel drive Z2 roadster , things may be changing.
Recent sales numbers from insideevs.com indicate that U.S. EV sales continue to grow steadily .
Once the Colorado and Canyon mid-sized pickups hit showrooms this fall, Chevrolet and GMC will have churned out new generations of every pickup and SUV in their lineups in about 15 months.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 03:24 am
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