Will electric vehicles save the Detroit 3?

Barry, Robert
February 2009
Motor Equipment News;Feb2009, p22
Trade Publication
The article offers an overview of the hybrid vehicles featured by automobile companies at the 2009 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) which was held in Detroit, Michigan. The so-called Detroit 3, General Motors (GM), Ford and Chrysler, launched their future electric and alternative fuel technology at the event. GM, for one, announced that the production of the battery for its Chevrolet Volt Hybrid will be made in a specialist plant from 2010. The lithium-ion battery cells will be supplied by LG Chem.


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