Bob Lutz On Peak Oil, Climate Change and Electric Cars

GM's Lutz is a strong proponent of electric cars like the Chevy Volt because oil demand will exacerbate boom and bust economic cycles.

Published: 22-Jan-2010

Senior General Motors executive Bob Lutz has slammed scientists and environmentalists, saying global warming has little to do with humans and more to do with solar flares and sunspots.

The self-confessed petrolhead and man who proudly claims to be a progenitor of the Chevrolet Volt electric car (due in Australia in 2012) still scoffs at global warming.

Lutz, who in 2008 memorably described global warming as a “crock of shit”, once again aired his views while meeting with a group of Australian journalists at the Detroit motor show last week.

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