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    Akerson: GM wants to build 60,000 Chevy Volts in 2012
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    Yes, yes, yes. We know. There are a lot of questions out there about just how popular the Chevy Volt really is, and whether it's restricted supply or soft demand that's holding sales back. According to GM CEO Dan Akerson, though, supply won't be a problem come 2012. In the past, we're heard all ...

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    Is the Chevy Volt headed for a recall?
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    The latest article we've found about the Chevrolet Volt/NHTSA crash test fire incident mentions a word we've not heard uttered before: recall. GM is obviously trying to figure out what caused the post-crash fire. That's not all that's happening. According to a memo posted to safercar.gov, the ...

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    Report: Chevrolet Volt production resumes, output rate triples
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    General Motors has, once again, fired up the production lines for the 2012 Chevrolet Volt at its Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly facility. GM spokesman Rob Peterson told the Detroit News that, after nearly a month-long shutdown, the folks at Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly are back in action and producing ...

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    What's really going on with Chevy Volt sales?
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    Now that the latest monthly sales numbers for the Chevrolet Volt are in (and, yes, they were lower in May), we wanted to share a few lines of thought about what might be going on. First, let's put together the pieces we know and that everyone agrees on. Point One: General Motors has long said ...

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    GM confident Chevy Volt will lead company to be "best-in-segment in every area and every technology"
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    Following my session with General Motors North America President Mark Reuss at Detroit's January North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), I caught up with two technology leaders playing key roles in GM's vehicle electrification process: Volt chief engineer Andrew Farah – a ...

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    GM thinking of doubling Chevy Volt production to 120,000 units in 2012
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    Was General Motors caught by surprise with the success of the Chevrolet Volt or is this a case of lowered expectations? According to two people "familiar with the matter" who spoke to Bloomberg, the number of Volts that GM wants to build in 2012 is now, wait for it, 120,000 units. Just six weeks ...

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    Can't get enough? Here is a 37-page digital magazine about the Chevy Volt
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    2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    There is no vehicle in recent times that has received as much attention – good and bad – as the Chevrolet Volt. We've lost track of how many posts we've written about the car, to say nothing about those we've read and ...

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    40 "non-retail salable" Chevrolet Volts have rolled off the line
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    Terri Quigley, manager of General Motor's Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant, told GM-Volt that total production of the Chevrolet Volt has reached about 140 units, including 40 non-retail salable builds. Quigley explains that the not-for-retail sale Volts are nearly identical to the plug-in ...

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    Chevy Volt initial ordering guide now available; you'll pay extra for Viridian Joule
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    2011 Chevy Volt Initial Ordering Workbook – Click above for high-res image gallery
    This is as real as it get – until the production vehicles begin to roll off the line and into driveways. Some new details about the 2011 Chevrolet Volt emerged with the release of the Initial ...

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    GM will increase Volt production by 50% - to 45,000 units - in 2012
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    President Obama toured the General Motors' Detroit-Hamtramck facility where the automaker will build (can we say "is building" yet?) the Chevrolet Volt today, and as any good PR person will surely agree, you can't let an opportunity like that go by without making an announcement of some sort. So, ...

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    BREAKING: 10,000 Chevrolet Volts in 2011, 30,000 in 2012
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    2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    During a live video webchat this afternoon, Tony DiSalle, marketing director for the Chevrolet Volt, announced the production volumes for the first two years. General Motors plans to build 10,000 Volts by the end of the 2011 ...

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    Singapore calls for Chevy Volt to join the electric party
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    2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    When you think of ideal markets for plug-in vehicles, does Singapore jump to mind? Probably not, but there are several reasons why it should. Singapore has set up an electric vehicle (EV) test-bedding project through its Economic ...

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    AFVI 2010: GM's being coy, but hints that October delivery date for Chevy Volt is not impossible
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    2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's not that November is all that far away, but when you've been waiting for something for almost four years, every day can seem like an eternity. We're talking, of course, about the Chevrolet Volt, which General Motors has said ...

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    First pre-production Opel Ampera rolls off GM's assembly line in Michigan
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    Vauxhall / Opel Ampera – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Chevy Volt had its time to shine awhile back when the first pre-production examples rolled off the lines. Now the attention turns to the Opel Ampera as it hits the same milestone. Late last week, the first pre-production ...

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    Volt production pushed up to October? GM says plans "have not changed" *UPDATE
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    2011 Chevy Volt - Click above for high-res gallery
    A short while ago, Eric Evarts, the associate autos editor for Consumer Reports, tweeted the following: "Chevy Volt on-sale date now pulled forward 2 months to October, says Chairman Ed Whitacre!" We've heard rumors like this in the past, and ...

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    The bus stops here - GM readies Volt assembly plant for public tours
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    2011 Chevy Volt - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Uninvited visitors aren't welcome yet, but General Motors is starting to prepare the Detroit-Hamtramck Volt Assembly Plant for a slew of outsiders ranging from auto enthusiasts to school children. Production of the Chevy Volt is officially ...

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    Lutz denies reports of early release for Chevy Volt, development going as planned
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    2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Chevrolet Volt hit a milestone last week as the first vehicle rolled down the assembly line. With the vehicle launch scheduled for November, rumors of an early release circulated, but were consistently swatted down. The rumors ...

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    Ultimate Factories: Chevy Volt prototype factory now on iTunes
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    2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The first pre-production Chevrolet Volt rolled off the line at the Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant last week and now you can get a look behind the scenes at the production process. The National Geographic channel's Ultimate ...

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    2011 Chevy Volt appears in order schedule, Job 1 November 1!
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    2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Up until now, General Motors has remained deliberately vague in public about the scheduled Job 1 date for Chevrolet Volt production. Given the complexity and new technology involved in the program, we certainly can't fault GM from ...

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    REPORT: Some Chevy Volts to arrive early thanks to a $100 million bonus?
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    2011 Chevy Volt - Click above for high-res gallery
    Might the Chevy Volt get coaxed into customer hands earlier than November 2010? Could be, if a new deal to the Volt team worth $100 million from GM's large cash fund (seriously, GM apparently has $46.2 billion to spend) works as planned. The idea ...

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