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    Official: 2016 Chevy Volt will have more EV range, bigger battery
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    Meet the new Volt, not the same as the old Volt. That appears to be the story when General Motors introduces the 2016 Chevy Volt at the Detroit Auto Show in January. Today we're getting some more details on the guts of the new plug-in hybrid, and it turns out they're going to be much improved from ...

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