Chevy Volt

Electric Car Fuels GM’s Dreams

DETROIT – If it works, analysts predict it will have an electrifying impact on the domestic auto industry. They say GM’s plan to produce and sell an electric car is a much-needed spark for Detroit’s technological image.

The Station Wagon Wages a Comeback

AUSTIN – Too much competition and too little creative design work have dropped the station wagon’s share of the U.S. car market from 12.6 percent in 1972 to only 4 percent. But some automakers have refused to write off the wagon and are aiming to bring it back.

Competition Tightens for GM

DETROIT – With sales of its Chevrolet Caprice slumping, General Motors Corp. has introduced a full-size, rear- wheel-drive “concept” car that could be offered as a replacement for the Texas-made sedan as soon as 1995.