Bob Lutz joins electric car company Via Motors

Bob Lutz, former GM vice-chairman, may be back at GM as a "senior advisor", but it's not stopping him from working on other projects. We've just learned, via Jeff Gilbert, auto reporter for WWJ AM and CBS Radio, that "Maximum" Bob has joined Via Motors, an electric car company. » 9/26/11 9:30am 9/26/11 9:30am

Chevy Family Photo Op: Mass-Marketing MPG And MPG For The Masses,…

GM just dumped an unnecessary presser letting everyone know the officially-official US-spec Chevy Cruze debuts at the LA Auto Show along with its 40MPG 1.4-liter turbocharged, direct-injection inline-four. They also mentioned the still-over-a-year-away Chevy Volt for the 25,761st time. » 11/17/09 2:00pm 11/17/09 2:00pm

BYD F3DM Extended Range Electric Car Launches In China, Out-Volt's…

Chinese automaker BYD has unveiled the BYD F3DM electric vehicle (EREV) for sale in the Chinese market. BYD also plans to bring the 62-mile range $22,000 car to the US and out-Volt the Volt. » 12/15/08 1:00pm 12/15/08 1:00pm