A plug-in hybrid-electric vehicle under development by Indiana-based Bright Automotive Inc. could wear a badge from partner General Motors Co.’s brand portfolio. Dubbed IDEA, the commercial van is expected to launch in 2013 or 2014 with a GM-sourced 4-cyl. engine and transmission driving its front wheels, and an electric motor powering its rear wheels. As with branding and badging, the precise engine-transmission combination is undetermined, the partners say. Bright announces today that ...

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