“We commonly refer to the geek-mobile as the Prius. And I wouldn’t be caught dead in a Prius.” – GM CEO Dan Akerson
Neither would we.
We’re not bashing on the engineering of the Toyota Prius – other than it’s child’s play compared to the Chevrolet Volt. It’s just… well, look at it. At least the Volt has visual appeal to go with substance – kind of like a supermodel with a background in mechanical engineering.
This isn’t the first time Akerson has been vocal about his company’s competition. As you may recall, he also had a few things to say about the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. We’re alright with it, as somebody has to fill Bob Lutz’s shoes, which most likely still emit the pungent smell of smack talk, cigar smoke, and jet fuel.