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GM Is Serious About Electric Cars, Despite Grumbling By Advocates

14 April 2014 | Green Car Reports

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Electric-car advocates often forget that it took seven years from the first Toyota Prius hybrid, launched in Japan in 1997, until sales of the second-generation Prius started to grow in global markets.
 
Now, General Motors appears to be the subject of suspicion and distrust over whether it's actually, truly committed to plug-in electric vehicles for the long term.
 
Slow sales, low numbers
 
The evidence suggests that it is--but that GM is not tipping its hand the way it did during the very transparent development process that led to the launch of the 2011 Chevrolet Volt, the world's first modern range-extended electric car.


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