9 Articles
1 / 1
20Bright Automotive says it's ready to heed Obama's call for more jobs, just needs its loan approved

Bright Automotive Chief Operating Officer Mike Donoughe invoked President Barack Obama's recent call for U.S. companies to create American jobs while developing alternative energy sources for transportation by requesting that Congress speed up the company's federal loan process.

17Bright Automotive to build van in former Hummer plant

The production lines at the AM General Corp factory in Mishawaka, Indiana used to crank out the Hummer H2. Now they're set to produce a vehicle that may not quite have the same intimidation factor, but does have a high degree of practicality. In the process, about 300 workers could find new jobs.

12First Drive Report: Bright IDEA plug-in hybrid van gets a B+ for now

The IDEA plug-in hybrid van from Bright Automotive was unveiled earlier this year in Washington, D.C. and it's already time for the first test drives to start. Plug in vehicle advocate Paul Scott was recently given the opportunity to visit Bright's Indiana headquarters and see what moving the duck-like van is all about. His first impression: the van gets a B+ for building a PHEV van that works but still needs some upgrades to make the shift from pure electric drive to when the ICE kicks in more

5Geneva Preview: I.DE.A ERA concept

Click above for a high-res gallery of the I.DE.A ERA concept

10IDEA ERA concept built in 30 days to celebrate 30th anniversary

Click on the image for more shots of the IDEA ERA Concept

1 / 1