CHICAGO – General Motors Corp. is not rushing into hybrid-electric vehicle (HEV) development, says Christine Sloane, director of GM’s Technology Strategy Development. Sloane says 13,000 city transit buses converted to hybrid-electric drivelines could save as much fuel as 500,000 light vehicle HEVs, such as Toyota Motor Corp.'s much-touted Prius car. In view of this, GM is putting its efforts where there are the most gains to be realized on a practical basis, such as current production ...

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