Joel Ewanick at the 2011 New York auto show on the Chevy Volt on Driving the Nation

Joel Ewanick is the global marketing director for General Motors.

Even after all the accolades the Chevy V0lt has gotten in the automobile industry it still gets criticism. Why?

Does the Volt help sales of all Chevys?

Are there plans to bring the extended range technology out in other brands and other segments?

About the Author:

Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a member of the North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACTOY), Women's World Car of the Year (WWCOTY), and the Concept Car of the Year.