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421Forbes columnist takes stab at GM's 'scams' with Chevy Volt sales numbers

A Forbes piece is blasting the Chevrolet Volt as a failure again, calling General Motors out for what the magazine says is a manipulation of sales numbers for the extended-range electric vehicle.

247Bob Lutz: Hey right-wingers, stop attacking Chevy Volt

In the wake of last week's bruising hearing on Capitol Hill about the safety of the Chevrolet Volt (which itself followed an investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that concluded plug-in vehicles do not "pose a greater risk of fire than gasoline-powered vehicles") former General Motors Vice Chairman Bob Lutz has written a column for Forbes that strikes back against the media (especially conservatives) who are attacking the car he thought would be one of his most impo

17Chevy Volt ready for California HOV access, extra $1,500 in rebates *UPDATED

The Chevy Volt may be able to travel about 40 miles without emitting a gram of CO2, but the car isn't clean enough to qualify for High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane access in California. Make that wasn't clean enough.

20New enhAT-PZEV Chevy Volt ready for California HOV access, extra $1,500 in rebates *UPDATED

The Chevy Volt may be able to travel about 40 miles without emitting a gram of CO2, but the car isn't clean enough to qualify for High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane access in California. Make that wasn't clean enough.

25GM's Reuss: 2012 will reveal true demand for the Chevy Volt

How bad do people want the Chevrolet Volt? We're not the only ones who don't actually know, if General Motors' president of North American operations, Mark Reuss, is to be believed. Reuss said recently that we'll have to patiently wait until mid-2012 to see how big actual demand for the Volt really is.

56Latest Chevy Volt ads remind us that this car swings both ways

General Motors' latest pair of Chevrolet Volt commercials reiterate the plug-in's ability to switch between electric-only operation and "range-extended" mode – because people apparently still don't get that – by focusing on one fictional Volt owner's unexpected gas station stop.

29Latest Chevy Volt ads remind us that this car goes both ways

General Motors' latest pair of Chevrolet Volt commercials reiterate the plug-in's ability to switch between electric-only operation and "range-extended" mode by focusing on a Volt owner's unexpected gas station stop.

41Why the 2012 Chevrolet Volt actually costs more than last year's model

The decontented-for-2012 Chevrolet Volt stickers at $39,995 (including an $850 destination charge). That's $1,005 less than the MSRP of the 2011 Volt. For the record, General Motors says the 2012 Volt's reduced price is due to a "wider range of options and configurations that come with the expansion of Volt production for sale nationally." But that's corporate speak, so what are the driving forces behind the 2012 Volt's price drop?

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