WIXOM, MI â General Motors Vice Chairman Tom Stephens encourages federal regulators to crash Chevrolet Volt battery packs outside of the vehicle structure, an unusually severe step and not part of traditional National Highway Traffic Safety Admin. safety testing. âVery reasonable,â Stephens tells WardsAuto at a GM Powertrain event here. âIâve spent my entire career performing extensive and severe tests, (and) we need to be doing those sorts of things,â says Stephens, a 42-year GM ...
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