Posted by Big Gav in gm
I think I mentioned the large volume of "black" patents in "The Shockwave Rider" - Kevin at Cryptogon has been speculating that the new head of GM may be charge with transitioning some of these to the US transport industry - More on What Kent Kresa Might Bring to GM.
What technologies might someone like Kent Kresa be tasked with providing to GM?
—Obama Fired GM’s CEO; What’s Stirring Behind the Black Curtain?
Not only did the Obama administration fire GM’s CEO, the Los Angeles Times reports that they also installed Kresa as Chairman.
Alternative Energy, Technology
Kresa will probably help steer GM toward alternative-energy fuels and technology investments, based on his record and interests at Northrop, said Jim McAleese, a defense industry consultant with McAleese & Associates in McLean, Virginia. “Speed will be of the essence” as he focuses on cost cuts, McAleese said.