AutoblogGreen for 08.04.10

Demand for Fisker Karma reported to be “very strong.” Um… ok…
3,000 pre-orders for a car that doesn’t exist yet is good, but is it “very strong?”
GM Ventures invests in Bright Automotive for strategic partnership
For $5m, GM gets second Volt-like powertrain.
2011 Chevrolet Volt can run on regular gas
Premium still preferred, though.
Other news:

  • Ford tweaks Super Duty software to boost fuel economy by another 2%
  • California’s Clean Vehicle Rebate Project gets $5M boost, total funds now stand at $9.1M
  • Forbes brings the plug-in hate to the Chevy Volt

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