General Motors (GM -1.5%) CEO Dan Akerson defends the Chevrolet Volt (testimony .pdf) in front...

|About: General Motors Company (GM)|By:, SA News Editor

General Motors (GM -1.5%) CEO Dan Akerson defends the Chevrolet Volt (testimony .pdf) in front of a Congressional panel - saying that the car unfairly became a political lightning rod for broader commentary on President Obama's policies. He also disputes the widely-circulated notion that the government's ownership in GM had any bearing on a safety probe.