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Chevy Volt sister car Opel Ampera gets 7,000 pre-orders, may hit 2012 sales target

by Autoblog Staff (RSS feed) on Mar 22nd, 2012 at 6:01PM

Found in translation? Demand for the Chevrolet Volt extended-range plug-in hybrid vehicle in the U.S. has been up and down over the car's first 16-odd months, but executives at General Motors' Opel division in Europe are saying that the Ampera, the Volt's European twin, is getting some good attention. The Ampera has received more than 7,000 orders, leading Opel executives to believe that the Ampera will hit its 2012 sales target of 10,000 units, website Plug In Cars is reporting, citing Enno Fuchs, Opel's e-mobility launch director. Opel started shipping Amperas to customers last month,... Read More

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