Vauxhall Ellesmere Plant Being Eyed For Euro Volt Production

The Financial Times brings news that GM is studying Vauxhall's Ellesmere Port plant on Merseyside as a European production base for what will be known stateside as the Chevy Volt. Easy jokes about an all-electric British-manufactured car aside, this news comes contrary to earlier reports that Volt production would be… » 7/25/08 10:30am 7/25/08 10:30am

"Maximum" Bob Lutz Allays European Fears Of American Product Imperialism


This video of GM product czar Bob Lutz talking with the new media folks at GM Europe about the importance of "global product development" was just released onto YouTube today. In it, Bob Lutz wants Europe not to worry about being part of GM's global product development plan — it won't hurt them. They'll get all… » 9/28/07 5:00pm 9/28/07 5:00pm