The problem with GM back then, and even now it seems that there are too many committees involved in making product decisions. When I read the story all I could think of was GM corporate bureaucracy. How can a Goliath in the auto industry just put out bland design by committee electric vehicles (Volt, Bolt) when Tesla, a small start up have an entire product line and dominant position in the EV market? While I applaud the GM engineers and what they accomplished with the technology at the time I really think the executives dropped the ball on this one and ceded their head start in EV production.
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