GENERAL MOTORS CORP., in conjunction with showing its new Precept hybrid prototype, announces that it will cease production of the EV1 electric vehicle (EV). With the continuing focus on hybrid development — combined with slow progress for advanced battery technology — driving range-limited pure EVs currently do not enjoy a promising future. GM says its Saturn division will maintain a parts and service presence to support EV1 owners, but decided to “pull the plug” on the vehicle in which GM ...

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