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Chrysler CEO: Reaching 54.5 MPG is “No Walk in The Park”

As the Obama administration today releases final rules for reaching a 54.5 mile per gallon fuel economy by 2025, auto companies say they’ve already begun working to meet the challenge.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/28/2012

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Ford Increases EV Development

Ford is opening a new Advanced Electrification Center.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/15/2012


Test Driving The Mitsubishi I Electric Vehicle

Mitsubishi’s take on the electric car is not even close to the standards set by the Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/20/2012


Maximum Space In A Minimalist Vehicle

WWJ AutoBeat Reporter Jeff Gilbert takes us for a ride in a concept electric vehicle that finds interesting ways to maximize space.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/25/2012

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GM Looks To The Sun

General Motors starts work on a solar power generating station at its Orion Township Plant.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/18/2012

2006 Honda Civic Hybrid

Are Hybrids A ‘One Shot Deal’?

Despite high gas prices, hybrid owners aren’t repeating their purchases.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/09/2012

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GM Offers New Greener Pickup Choice

General Motors’ first natural gas powered pickup trucks are set to launch next month.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2012

GM CEO Dan Akerson Arrives For Hearing

GM CEO: ‘Volt Shouldn’t Be A Political Punching Bag’

General Motors CEO Dan Akerson defends both the Chevy Volt, and his company’s independence before a congressional committee today.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/25/2012

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


President, Auto Leaders Agree To Higher MPG’s

Flanked by the CEO’s of the three domestic auto companies, President Obama Friday confirmed a deal to raise fuel economy standards to 54 and a half mile per gallon by 2025.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2011