GM Chief Says Envia Systems EV Battery Is Potential ‚ÄòGame Changer’

by Jeff Cobb
Hybrid Cars
August 13, 2012

Last week General Motors CEO Dan Akerson said Envia Systems, a startup battery maker it has invested in, may within a few years produce a battery that could give electric vehicles up to 200 miles range.

Like many of these statements issued periodically, what will come of it is up in the air, but if it’s any cause for hope, the word from the top at GM was pretty clear regarding GM Ventures’ backing of Newark, Calif.-based Envia.

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