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General Motors' CEO Dan Akerson speaks at the rollout of the Chevrolet Volt hybrid electric vehicle at Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly November 30, 2010 in Detroit. (Getty Images, File)

GM Downplays Reports Of Second Shift At Detroit-Hamtramck Plant  

General Motors says it’s too early to tell when it may add a 2nd at it’s Detroit-Hamtramck Plant, or how many new workers might be hired.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/09/2011

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First Chevy Volt Leaves Showroom With New Owner

A Mariachi band played as the Chevy Volt’s new owner, chairman and CEO of Ideal Group in southwest Detroit Frank Vanagus, drove it out of the showroom.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2011


Levin Looks To Have Charging Stations On Capital Hill

Michigan Senator Carl Levin says he plans to introduce legislation next week to create charging stations for electric vehicles on Capitol Hill.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/10/2011


Labor Secretary Likes The New GM Technology

Labor Secretary Hilda Solis was so taken with the electric Chevy Volt at the recent Washington Auto Show that she just had to see for herself how the car is made.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2011

GM's Tom Stephens poses for photographers  (WWJ Photo/Jeff Gilbert).

Volt, Explorer Named Car & Truck Of The Year

Bragging rights for Ford and General Motors.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/10/2011

Detroit Auto Show Previews Newest Car Models From Around The World

What Would You Rather Have?

The North American Car of the Year is the Chevy Volt. The Volt beat out the Hyundai Sonata and the battery-powered Nissan Leaf. The North American Truck of the year goes to the Ford Explorer […]

97.1 The Ticket–01/10/2011

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Auto Show ‘Press Preview’ Gives Insider Glimpse

All eyes on Detroit tomorrow as we see the latest that the auto industry has to offer. Press Preview Days begin tomorrow at the North American International Auto Show at Cobo Center.  So who will […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/09/2011

DPS Auctions Chevy Volt: Raises $225-Thousand

The Detroit Public School District says a charity auction of the first Chevrolet Volt offered for sale is bringing in $225,000 for science, technology and other programs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2010

First Chevy Volt To Be Auctioned Online, Benefitting Detroit Schools

The first Chevrolet Volt available for retail sale will be offered at public auction with the proceeds benefitting math and sciences education in the Detroit Public Schools.


Chevy Volt Roll Out

On Tuesday, December 30th General Motors launched the Chevrolet Volt extended range electric car from their Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Plant. Hundreds of auto workers were on hand for the celebration which included speeches from GM CEO […]