Following the announcement of a major consumer initiative at its Brownstown battery manufacturing plant tomorrow, GM will hold a webchat at 4pm EDT including Doug Parks, GM’s global electric vehicle executive, and Volt marketing director Tony DiSalle.

At the announcement, GM will also be providing details on the validation and testing of the Chevrolet Volt’s lithium-ion battery and the start of regular production. That event will include remarks by Tom Stephens, GM vice chairman of Global Product Operations and Micky Bly, GM executive director of Global Electrical Systems.