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PHOTO CAPTION: One of two EN-V urban electric concepts.

GM's EN-V: Urban Electric Commuter of the Future

Concept vehicle has top speed of 25 mph and range of 25 miles on lithium-ion batteries.

Published: 09-Jan-2011

When Christopher Borroni-Bird, director of General Motors’ EN-V program, envisions the cities of the future, he sees streets free of traffic congestion and collisions, where people maneuver through the urban landscape in small, autonomously piloted pods with ease and grace.

With the EN-V, an “urban electric concept car” that made its public debut in North America at the Consumer Electronics Show this week, Borroni-Bird plans to revolutionize the way we move.

That is, if he can get production off the ground.

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