Q & A With Pam Fletcher: Executive Chief Engineer For Chevrolet Volt
The recent Huffington Post’s “Women In Business Q&A” features Pamela Fletcher, executive chief engineer for the Chevrolet Volt.
Here’s a snippet of the interview:
Q: What have the highlights and challenges been during your tenure at General Motors?
A: Unquestionably, the biggest highlight has been being a part of a team that has made history in the auto industry. When the first Chevrolet Volt arrived in the market in late 2010 we didn’t know what to expect. Would customers buy Volts? How would they use them? Were our predictions on how much they’d use battery versus gas engine accurate? The Volt has been the best-selling plug-in vehicle in America. We have displaced more than 34 million gallons of gasoline as a result of our current generation Volt owners traveling more than 650 million all-electric miles. That’s pretty remarkable. At Chevrolet, we have every intention of creating more monumental experiences, the next being the 2016 Volt that will have an increased EV range of more than 30 percent and the all-electric Bolt after that.
Please do read the full Q&A over at the Huffington Post.