Chevy Volt at the North American International Auto Show

Chevy Volt

It should come as no surprise that General Motors CEO Dan Akerson would defend both the company and vehicle that showcase industry leading electronics before a congressional committee this morning.

“Although we loaded the Volt with state-of-the-art safety features, we did not engineer the Volt to be a political punching bag,” said Akerson, testifying before the House Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs, Stimulus Oversight and Government Spending. Read it at CBS Detroit