GM Powertrain Chief Looking Beyond the Volt

Jamie Hresko discusses powertrain plans that include hybrids and hydrogen-powered vehicles from perspective of Lansing, Michigan.

Published: 17-Jan-2011

DETROIT - As head of global powertrain engineering for General Motors Co., Jamie Hresko could be basking in the glory of some recent major awards.

On Monday, the day the North American International Auto Show in Detroit opened to journalists from around the world, the plug-in electric Chevrolet Volt was named Car of the Year. Motor Trend magazine gave it the Car of the Year honor last year, and Popular Mechanics magazine named the car one of the top products of 2010.

But Hresko is looking beyond the Volt. He said he looks forward to a day when consumers can choose from vehicles powered by internal combustion engines, hybrids, plug-in electrics as well as hydrogen-powered vehicles.

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