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GM's Reuss: 'Electric Car Not Dead'

Despite setbacks in 2012 and initial slow sales, GM's North American CEO Mark Reuss says the company isn't giving up on electric vehicles.

Published: 19-Jan-2013

General Motors Co. North America chief Mark Reuss said he isn't giving up on electric vehicles, despite struggling industry sales in 2012.

"The electric car is not dead," Reuss said at the Automotive News World Congress on Wednesday night.

He said despite setbacks, the Detroit automaker isn't giving up on electric autos, even though it had to abandon its initial forecast for its plug-in hybrid Chevrolet Volt.


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