Hitting a sales target is not the point. “I’m very patient,” Reuss says, noting GM has invested billions in the Volt. But he rejects the notion it was developed with government bailout funds. “This car doesn’t have any taxpayer money in it.”...More
The “Ecologic” sticker includes environmental aspects related to vehicle manufacturing and assembly; fuel-saving features; and how up to 85% of the vehicle’s weight can be recycled at the end of its lifespan....More
Some analysts speculate China’s refusal to certify the LG Chem and Samsung SDI battery packs is a response to South Korea’s decision to deploy the U.S.-built Terminal High-Altitude Aerial Defense missile system to guard the country against attacks by China....More
Drawing heritage cues from the first civilian Dodge off-roader introduced in 1946, the '17 Ram Power Wagon picks up design cues from the Ram 1500 Rebel and strength from a heavy-duty chassis and 6.4L V-8 hitched to a Borg Warner transfer case and beefy solid axles front and rear.
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