Chevy "Solar Canopy" (GM Photo)

GM Looks To The Sun, Invests In Solar Energy Company

A deal between GM and a solar power company will likely mean solar power stations at Chevy dealerships, and a doubling of the amount of solar energy used at GM plants.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/28/2011

Natural Gas Fueling Station

Filling Up With Natural Gas

Utilities and environmentalists are teaming up to make it easier for people to fill up their vehicles with natural gas, as an alternative.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/14/2011


Dearborn Steel Plant Gets Federal Loan: Chrysler Still Waiting

A local steelmaker is getting a $730 million loan from a federal program aimed at making vehicles more fuel efficient.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/13/2011


GM And DTE Break Ground For Area’s Largest Solar Power Array

The 264,000 square foot project will go into an area that used to be a parking lot on the grounds of the company’s Detroit-Hamtramck plant, which is home to the Chevy Volt.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/11/2011

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


GM Says No To New Federal Loans

GM is using the Washington Auto Show to withdraw its request for up to $14 Billion in loans from the energy department.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/27/2011


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


Chrysler Looks At Different Type Of Hybrid

Chrysler is working with the federal government on a project that could someday take a technology that’s starting to save fuel in big trucks, and use it to make passenger vehicles more fuel efficient.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/19/2011