DETROIT – General Motors global product chief Mary Barra offers no early findings, or timetable, to keeping Chevrolet Volt crashed battery packs from catching fire, equating the process to detective work. “There are a few avenues to improve the robustness of this specific condition,” she tells WardsAuto after addressing the Automotive Press Assn. here earlier today, declining to offer details behind the investigation. But Barra, a 31-year GM veteran and electrical engineer by training, ...

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