Blog: Dave LeggettLutz hits back on Volt losses estimate

Dave Leggett | 12 September 2012

You have to admire Bob Lutz for his straight talking approach. His blog on Forbes is often informative and frequently entertaining.

The Volt is a project that - in his time as GM's product czar - he was very close to. He's not going to take criticism of the Volt lieing down. He lambasts the 'analyst' who has said it loses $40k per car for not taking account of whole life sales, which seems a pretty good point. In essence: we won't know for a while yet whether Volt is actually profitable. Same point can be made about development costs for Toyota's hybrid tech and the way you assess that... 

 

The Real Story On GM's Volt Costs


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