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ON THE BRIGHT SIDE

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Published on Tue, Aug 10, 2010

By: The LACar Editorial Staff

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Bright Idea Following in the footsteps of Toyota, which recently announced a partnership with smaller electric car company Tesla, General Motors has invested in a hybrid auto maker called Bright Automotive. Bright Automotive, which was spun out of the Rocky Mountain Institute, plans to develop lightweight plug-in hybrids and utility vehicles. The company will get access to GM's technologies but plans to focus on weight, wind resistance and materials in its designs. The relationship will also likely accelerate launch of a Bright vehicle, which may now appear in 2012 instead of a year later Ailis Aaron Wolf Hybrid Owners of America

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