More than a dozen new plug-in electric car models will hit the market by 2012, offering drivers a true post oil experience.
August auto sales in the US were up 7.5 percent from a year ago, but month-to-month, they've been stagnant through the summer. A second straight year of growth is in the balance.
Gas prices could hurt the auto industry. It is banking on hybrids and other 'green' cars to buffer the blow from a further rise in gas prices.
Dan Akerson's tough words about the Toyota Prius suggest that GM is trying to get its swagger back. One of the reasons GM is confident: the all-electric Chevrolet Volt.
General Motors has reported a $2 billion profit for the third quarter, and next week, the company plans an initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange.