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GM goes electric with new concept car
Written by Gizmo   
Sunday, 07 January 2007 20:13

Read the full story at CNET:

"DETROIT--Struggling auto giant General Motors on Sunday revived its once-failed idea of a mass-market electric car, unveiling a new concept car called the Volt designed to use little or no gasoline.

Introduced at the North American International Auto Show here, the Chevrolet Volt will draw power exclusively from a next-generation battery pack recharged by a small onboard engine--if the technology is ready in two or three years.

"We have a thoroughly studied concept, but further battery development will define the critical path to start of production," said Jon Lauckner, a GM vice president for product development."

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