GM vice president Bob Lutz against Volt

Bob Lutz: Mainly because of high costs and small range can battery cars not compete with gasoline and diesel vehicles.

  GM vice president Bob Lutz against Volt
Bob Lutz: Mainly because of high costs and small range can battery cars not compete with gasoline and diesel vehicles.






Based on an article in a German newspaper, hope the translation was correct.

  The Volt is a plug-in hybrid


You can drive with the Volt from Salzburg to Barcelona. The first 50km in electric only mode, the remaining 1500km, the gasoline engine would produce electric power.

Mr. Lutz, isn't it great, what Your development department created? Really, Mr. Lutz, the Volt constructed by GM has a gasoline engine for longer distances. So the Volt can compete in range with any gasoline car.

You do not belive me, Mr Lutz? I made a lot proof photos from the IAA 2007 in Frankfurt. I can show, that the Volt is not an only electric car, but a plug-in hybrid.



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Context description:  event events date time 2009