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    Video: GM learning from current Chevy Volt owners as it works on next-gen model

    Details of the second-generation Chevrolet Volt extended-range plug-in hybrid are coming in at a trickle, and the latest is that the 2016 model-year Volt will be improved in all meaningful areas, including performance and all-electric range, says General Motors powertrain director Larry Nitz. ...

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    Exclusive: Q&A: Larry Nitz says GM "committed to electrification as a long-term journey"

    Anyone who still doesn't believe that General Motors is serious about advanced technology in general, and vehicle electrification in particular, hasn't yet learned that post-bankruptcy GM is a very different company run by different people with a different set of priorities, most of which we ...

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    GM's Larry Nitz says public charging stations aren't really necessary

    When plug-in vehicles are not cruising down the road, "they're home and they're at work" says Larry Nitz, General Motors' executive director-hybrid and electric powertrain. That's precisely why Nitz told Ward's Auto (sub. req.) at the 2011 SAE World Congress that recharging a plug-in automobile ...

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    GM's Larry Nitz provides another Volt update, testing mountain mode

    2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    In the ongoing saga of what is perhaps the most public vehicle development program of all time, General Motors held another Chevrolet Volt update call today, a chat with Larry Nitz, executive director-hybrid and electrical ...

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    Quick Drive: Buick/Saturn Vue plug-in hybrid prototype

    Saturn Vue plug-in hybrid prototype - click above for high-res image gallery
    We had a chance for a quick drive of a development prototype for Buick's upcoming plug-in hybrid crossover this week at the GM proving ground. The prototype was still wearing its Saturn grille and badging as that was the ...

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    VIDEO: Larry Nitz talks about the plug-in Saturn Vue hybrid

    During the recent Plug-in conference in San Jose CA, Matt Kelly of GMNext talked with Larry Nitz about the new PHEV version of the Saturn Vue. The PHEV Vue is still at least a year away and is based on the Two-Mode Vue that comes out late this year. The nickel metal hydride battery is replaced with ...

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    GM's hybrid powertrain director gives PHEV update

    A row of Saturn Vue PHEVs in Milford's building 16 garageGM may have been late to the party when it came to hybrids, but they are now throwing resources at a bunch of different parallel paths that including electric drive. There are already cars and CUVs with mild hybrid systems and full-size SUVs ...


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