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Bob Lutz: Global Warming is a crock of $#%!

March 5, 2012 by David Lewis
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That's what Bob Lutz, former senior executive for General Motors, says he believes.  Lutz is said to have been the driving force that spurred GM to create the Volt.  Bill Maher set up a panel featuring Lutz on his latest show and kicked off the discussion by asking Lutz to comment on the fact he made this statement about global...[read more]

Global warming? Don’t blame the electric car

January 21, 2010 by Big Gav

The SMH has an article on the chief of GM's Volt initiative who, bizarrely, is a climate skeptic - but thinks electric cars are inevitable anyway because of peak oil - Global warming? Don’t blame the car. Senior General Motors executive Bob Lutz has slammed scientists and environmentalists, saying global warming has little to do with...[read more]

Born-again GM makes first mistake on road to recovery

July 11, 2009 by Tyler Hamilton

Why oh why is General Motors CEO Fritz Henderson pulling dinosaur Bob Lutz out of retirement and reinstating him as vice-chairman? Let’s ignore the fact that Lutz doesn’t believe man is responsible for global warming and calls talk of climate action as “a crock of shit.” But has it occurred to Fritz that Lutz, like former CEO Rick...[read more]

This just in: Hydrogen fuel cell cars are still dead

March 5, 2008 by Joseph Romm

That Saturday Night Live-esque headline was inspired by a story in the Wall Street Journal today: Top executives from General Motors Corp. and Toyota Motor Corp. Tuesday expressed doubts about the viability of hydrogen fuel cells for mass-market production in the near term and suggested their companies are now betting that electric cars...[read more]

GM's environmental positioning may need a bit of work

February 25, 2008 by Gil Friend

Two stories from Environmental Leader this morning, offered without comment. GM’s Bob Lutz: Global Warming Is A ‘Crock Of Shit’During a closed-door session with reporters in January, Bob Lutz, General Motors’ vice chairman, said that global warming is a “total crock of shit,” dmagazine.com reports (via BusinessGreen). Then he added: “I...[read more]