GM Plugs Electric Car as Future of Driving

Until Volt hits the market, customers will be treated to new, improved existing models

Published: 11-Jan-2007

DETROIT — Higher door lines and more glass in the roof. Sleek, low hood lines with big chrome grilles. Functional interiors, including houselike lighting and a van with seats on two sides of a table.

That’s what the cars and trucks you’ll be driving soon will look like, as seen at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

But it’s the future that might be the most intriguing, with the plug-in, rechargeable electric-powered Chevrolet Volt hogging a lot of attention this week.


There are about 30 members in the Florida chapter, and many own several of the vehicles.

Brent's Quadbrid tow-car and electro-dragster is the world's first fully sustainable race outfit. Photo courtesy of Las Vegas Electric Vehicle Association

Mister Wright's car burns no petroleum, does O-to-60 in 3 seconds and can best a Ferrari.


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