News that GM is building hybrid-powered vehicles has been available for some time now. But what exactly is the world’s largest automaker doing? Automotive News spoke with Larry Nitz, the executive director to GM's global hybrid powertrains.
Mr. Nitz fielded questions about how GM had learned from the now defunct electric vehicle (EV) program; talks with suppliers on powertrain parts; staffing; and narrowing down powertrain choices. He briefly mentioned GM sharing its hybrid technology with DaimlerChrysler and BMW.

Mr. Nitz could not answer the question if GM would make money on their hybrid vehicles. (Note: even Toyota, the leader in hybrid vehicles, is losing money for every Prius sold in the market.)

I'm reporting this comment as:

Reported comments and users are reviewed by Autoblog staff 24 hours a day, seven days a week to determine whether they violate Community Guideline. Accounts are penalized for Community Guidelines violations and serious or repeated violations can lead to account termination.

    • 1 Second Ago
  • From Our Partners

    You May Like
    Links by Zergnet
    Share This Photo X