More on the Chevy Volt

August 12, 2009 at 4:18 pm Leave a comment

Just a few days after General Motors used its new blog to introduce battery engineer Mel Fox ’95 EMS to readers, it made headlines for the project Fox is working on: the Chevy Volt. It announced Tuesday that the electric car will get an estimated 230 miles per gallon.

Yes, that’s a number to get your attention. There’s some debate over what that number really means; it’s based on a formula that The New York Times called “abstract.”

Clearly, however, Fox is playing an important role. You can read our earlier post about her job here.

Lori Shontz, senior editor


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