“They’re looking to take the Volt in kind of a split personality and have a plug-in version and likely a more affordable electric version.”
Jeff Schuster, analyst at LMC Automotive, on GM’s investments in its Detroit plant. The facility is the only one that can produce all of GM’s plug-ins and might soon get ready for the rumoured mini-Opel too.
“The success of Auris and TMUK Burnaston demonstrates not only the renewed health of the UK car market and motor manufacturing, but also customers’ desire to buy great British products.”
Matt Harrison, president of Toyota GB, states that the Britain-manufactured Auris hybrid has become a mainstream choice by comfortably outselling petrol and diesel-powered models.