21 Feb '12, 6pm

GE to Employees: Any Fleet Car You Want, As Long As It's a Volt

GE to Employees: Any Fleet Car You Want, As Long As It's a Volt

Well, it's an election year, so politicians have to stoke the fire any way they can to keep potential voters properly outraged. So we've got FOX News making one of their classic "mistakes" and claiming on air (with text overlay and everything) that it is GM and not GE that is using the cars in its fleet and "forcing employees" into them. This whole "forcing employees" thing is ridiculous. Getting a company car is a perk , and while it's fine to allow more choice in a regular gas-powered fleet, GE's decision to have a plug-in fleet restricts choice simply because there aren't tons of plug-in cars available right now. I'm sure that at some point there will be more choice, and GE is already allowing employees who need to carry tools or have other special needs to get a van or a truck. But if all you need to do is get from point A to point B, the Volt should do just as well as...

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