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AddAkerson: GM wants to build 60,000 Chevy Volts in 2012

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.

AddIs the Chevy Volt headed for a recall?

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.

AddWhat's really going on with Chevy Volt sales?

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AddGM confident Chevy Volt will lead company to be "best-in-segment in every area and every technology"

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 hard-working, no-BS positive thinker whom I knew and worked with on GM's 1990s EV program – and Micky Bly, who is executive director for electrical systems, hybrids, electric vehicles and batteries. The ques

49GM to double Volt production to 120,000 units in 2012?

Was General Motors caught by surprise with the success of the Chevrolet Volt? 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 ago, the number we heard for 2012 production was 45,000, up from a previous prediction of 30,000 units. Also, Bloomberg reports, GM might try to make 25,000 Volts this year instead of the 10,000 we previously heard would be produced in 2011.

AddGM thinking of doubling Chevy Volt production to 120,000 units in 2012

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 ago, the number we heard for 2012 production was 45,000, up from a previous prediction of 30,000 units. Also, Bloomberg writes, GM might try to make 25,000 Volts this year instead of the 10,000 we previo

Add40 "non-retail salable" Chevrolet Volts have rolled off the line

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 vehicles that are expected to hit dealer showrooms in late November or early December. The non-salables head down the same assembly lines as production models and travel through the plant's paint shop, which sp

AddChevy Volt initial ordering guide now available; you'll pay extra for Viridian Joule

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AddBREAKING: 10,000 Chevrolet Volts in 2011, 30,000 in 2012

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49BREAKING: 10,000 Chevrolet Volts in 2011, 30,000 in 2012

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AddAFVI 2010: GM's being coy, but hints that October delivery date for Chevy Volt is not impossible

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AddFirst pre-production Opel Ampera rolls off GM's assembly line in Michigan

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AddVolt production pushed up to October? GM says plans "have not changed" *UPDATE

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AddThe bus stops here - GM readies Volt assembly plant for public tours

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AddLutz denies reports of early release for Chevy Volt, development going as planned

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AddUltimate Factories: Chevy Volt prototype factory now on iTunes

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