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    GM delivers first drivable Chevrolet Volts to China

    Chevrolet Volt in 'Victory Red' – click above for high-res image gallery
    China's previous experiences with the Chevrolet Volt has been limited to peeking at concepts and prodding non-drivable versions, but that's all about to come to an end. General Motors has just delivered two drivable ...

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    GM's Larry Nitz: finding buyers for the $41,000 Volt will be easy

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    There's been quite a bit of chatter circulating around the Internet regarding the price of the Chevrolet Volt. Some of the noise coming in suggests that the Volt's buy price is too high, other reports hint that Chevrolet sets its ...

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    Plug-In 2010: Stakeholder, industry reactions to GM's Volt pricing strategy - it's a lease thing

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    It was amazing to be among so many plug-in vehicle fans, engineers and stakeholders last week at the Plug-In 2010 conference when General Motors announced that the Chevy Volt would come with a $41,000 MSRP ($33,500 after federal tax ...

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    Video: GM releases short clip touting Volt's superiority over other electric vehicles

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    Chevrolet Voltage released its latest clip, titled "What makes the Chevrolet Volt a better electric vehicle?", which unsurprisingly promotes the Volt as a better electric vehicle (EV) than the competition. This prompts our ...

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    Chevrolet Volt to be powered by engine at high speeds? Seems unlikely.

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    Earlier today, we heard a rumor from The Telegraph about a possible dramatic change to the drivetrain that will be used in the Chevrolet Volt (and the Opel Ampera) and though we put it to bed. The UK paper is doubling down on the story, ...

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    GM invests $8 million to double size of high-tech battery lab, replacing some engine dynamometers to make room

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    How do you take the world's largest and most technologically advanced automotive battery lab and make it even better? Double the size, of course. With an additional investment of $8 million, ...

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    GM updates us on the Chevrolet Volt's battery and powertrain development

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    General Motors has provided another of its regular updates on the development of the Chevrolet Volt, focusing this time on the car's battery and powertrain. With a little over six months to go until the first production model ...

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    GM talking to potential Ampera customers in UK, interest in vehicle builds

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    General Motors has begun pushing the Vauxhall Ampera in Britain and is currently in discussions with potential fleet customers. According to GM, there is a significant amount of interest from government agencies and public ...

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    So, how much should the Chevy Volt cost?

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    If you were told to set the price for the Chevrolet Volt, what number would you choose? We were recently discussing this question with our friend Jim Motavalli and realized that we're really glad we don't have this job. It's kind ...

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    Shocking Omission? First 2011 Chevrolet Volts reportedly won't be E85 capable

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    According to the knowers-of-all-things-Volt over at (which incidentally just got a very nice site redesign), the initial batch of first-model-year Chevrolet Volts won't be flex-fuel capable as initially planned. Says ...

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    GM: Volt won't become a brand name

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    The Chevrolet Volt isn't scheduled to hit the market for another whole year, but there's so much anticipation for the vehicle that some are already asking if The General will try to make a brand out of the Volt name. The answer, according ...

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    REPORT: Vauxhall Ampera production gets snubbed in the UK

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    Where, exactly, the Vauxhall Ampera – the British version of the Chevy Volt – will be built is up in the air now that Magna, Vauxhall's new owner, has decided that the plug-in hybrid will not be built at Vauxhall's Ellesmere Port ...

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    REPORT: GM sees more demand than supply with the Chevy Volt in the beginning

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    General Motors has already warned us that the Chevrolet Volt will be in short supply at launch. But that isn't stopping Bob Lutz, GM's vice chairman in charge of marketing, from going out and talking about how popular the car – ...

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    GM's Britta Gross promotes both sides of the hydrogen, EV fence

    2011 Chevy Volt - Click above for high-res gallery
    We've heard Britta Gross, GM's manager of Hydrogen and Electrical Infrastructure Development, speak on various occasions about the Volt and other advanced technology projects, so we're familiar with some of what she has to say. We wanted to point ...

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    REPORT: GM admits Volt concerns to U.S. Treasury

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    According to a report on Autocar, General Motors submitted a regulatory filing with the U.S. Treasury on Sunday that disclosed a number of potential problems with the Chevy Volt program. Not only is it possible the car may not be ready by ...

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    GM: Volt will survive our bankruptcy

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    Let me introduce you to the most-called phone number in America right now: 866-405-4005. This is the number that GM is giving out to customers who have questions about this morning's official announcement that GM has filed for bankruptcy ...

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    GM CEO on Volt as a loss leader, making money from small cars

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    The president of GM's North American operations, Tony Clarke, recently kicked up a bit of a dust story when he expanded on New GM CEO Fritz Henderson's statement that the Chevy Volt can stay even if it's "can't pay the rent." Henderson went ...

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    GM slashing product development funding; "no impact" on Volt program

    Conflicting stories out today on the fate of new vehicle development at GM. AutoNews is saying that the General's cash crunch is means it is "postponing nearly all of its spending on product development in 2009 and 2010." AutoNews' unnamed sources also said that "nothing has been officially ...

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    VIDEO: Production Chevy Volt on the road!

    A few days ago GM finally introduced the production version of the Chevy Volt to the world (officially this time) much to the delight of the hundreds of journalists packing the hall and the thousands upon thousands of folks who descended upon the internets to get a good look and all the pictures. ...

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    John McCain gets production Chevy Volt sneak preview

    While it seems the public must wait until September to get a glimpse of the final production version of the Chevy Volt, GM is letting John McCain cut to the front of the line to take a good look at the architecture that the company hopes will propel them into the next decade. The presumptive ...


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