GM / Achilles Wounded Vets / Michigan Tech Reveal

General Motors Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson addresses the gathering at a press conference unveiling a new prototype hand cycle designed to make it easier for wounded veterans to compete in racing events Friday, December 7, 2012 in Washington, DC. Chevrolet mentored mechanical engineering students from Michigan Technological University who designed the prototype. GM will fund the building of 10 prototype hand cycles for use in marathons next year. (Photo by Mark Finkenstaedt for Chevrolet)