Pam Fletcher is the executive chief engineer for electric vehicles at General Motors, including Chevrolet’s plug-in electric car: the Volt. She spoke with Energy.gov about what inspired her to pursue a career in engineering and what she likes to do when she’s not working on cars.
Q. Why did you decide to start working on advanced vehicles?
A. In the beginning it was the technology, to be honest. I like being on the forefront of what’s new. Everyone wants to work on things that are not only interesting and exciting, but also valued. So it couldn’t be more exciting.
Read the full interview at energy.gov.