TITLE

GM plans hybrid vehicle fleet

AUTHOR(S)
Rechtin, Mark
PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
Automotive News;1/8/2001, Vol. 75 Issue 5911, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on General Motors Corp.'s plan to launch a range of hybrid vehicles based on the Epsilon platform beginning in calendar year 2004. Use of 42-volt lead-acid battery packs as fuel-efficient superchargers; Company's cooperation with automakers' equity partners.
ACCESSION #
4025106

 

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