General Motors Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson and Juno Cho, president and COO of LG Corp

GM Works To Speed EV Development

GM signing a deal with a battery supplier aimed at getting electric vehicles to market faster, and in greater numbers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/25/2011

Chevrolet Rolls Out New Volt Hybrid At Detroit Factory

Cost Remains Barrier To Hybrid And EV Growth

A new J.D. Power study shows Americans are more interested in hybrids and electric vehicles than ever before. They just aren’t ready to buy one.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/27/2011


Volt And Leaf Get “Top Safety Pick” Awards in First Crash Tests

The Chevrolet Volt and the Nissan Leaf are getting top safety marks in their very first independant crash tests.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/26/2011


A Week In The Chevy Volt

WWJ AutoBeat Reporter Jeff Gilbert a week in a Chevy Volt extended range electric car. This is his narrative, along with several quick videos.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2011


President Touts EV’s: Car Companies Work to Build More

As President Obama uses his State of the Union message to promote electric vehicles, the companies that build those vehicles are looking to find ways to produce more of them.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/26/2011


First Electric Vehicle Delivered To Customer

The electric vehicle era has arrived, with the Saturday delivery of the first Nissan Leaf, an all electric car with a potential range of 100 miles before it has to be recharged.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2010

GM Celebrates Production Of Chevrolet Volt, Adds 1,000 Jobs

GM Rolls Out Volt, Adds Jobs

GM making a big splash as it officially launches the Chevrolet Volt extended range electric car. They announced that they’ll be hiring a thousand new engineers, and auctioning one of the first Volts to raise […]


Big EV Deal For GM and GE

General Electric confirming today that it’s going to purchase 25 thousand electric vehicles over the next five years, and nearly half of them will be from General Motors. “It not only builds up volume for […]


Car Chronicles 10/15/10

AutoBeat Reporter Jeff Gilbert test drive’s the Chevy Volt. “A technical achievement packaged as a real car. “ Read Jeff’s “live blog” with more details about the Chevy Volt. (Jeff Gilbert’s video report on the […]


Driving The Chevy Volt (Video)

WWJ AutoBeat Reporter Jeff Gilbert test drives the Chevy Volt extended range electric car. Jeff’s “live blog” from his Volt experience can be found here. Follow Jeff Gilbert on Twitter @jefferygilbert