30 Sep '12, 12am

VW, Audi, Porsche Lay Out Plug-In Hybrid Plans: Paris Auto Show

GM's series hybrid design was / is intended to be a stepping stone to BEV's and FCV's. GM could certainly add a plug to their 2 mode hybrid, but they won't burn cash to tool up for a dead-end tech (even if it would be viable for a decade or two). The series hybrid tech allows GM to tool up for the motors, controllers, charge buffers, alternator-generators, etc. required to propel an electric propulsion vehicle at all speeds, regardless of whether the electricity comes from an ICE, battery or fuel cell.

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