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

Opel Ampera – Click above for high-res image gallery

34Chevrolet Volt to be powered by engine at high speeds? Seems unlikely.

Opel Ampera – Click above for high-res image gallery

AddChevrolet Volt will not have direct engine drive, electric only

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AddReport: Chevy Volt to debut in China early next year as a Buick

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29Report: Chevy Volt to debut in China early next year as a Buick

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

Vauxhall / Opel Ampera – Click above for high-res image gallery

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

Vauxhall / Opel Ampera – Click above for high-res image gallery

AddFuture Voltec battery will be smaller, die sooner

General Motors realizes that it will need to get the cost of its Voltec drivetrain down in order to stay competitive and allow it to more easily be integrated into other, differently-sized vehicles. Since the battery is the most expensive part of the system, that's where the focus on cost-cutting will go. Among the approaches GM will take for the third generation of the pack, according to the head of its Opel/Vauxhall operations Nick Reilly, is the use of a smaller battery that will not have the

AddOnce and For All? Lutz text message reportedly confirms Cadillac Converj is dead

2009 Cadillac Converj Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery

27Once and For All? Lutz text message reportedly confirms Cadillac Converj is dead

2009 Cadillac Converj Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery

AddSpy shots: Pre-production Opel Ampera spotted in the wild

A year ago, in the days leading up to the Geneva Motor Show, we got our first glimpse of the production concept version of the Opel Ampera. With just days remaining before this year's Geneva show, we can expect to see the Ampera in final production form (just as the Volt has been at recent U.S. shows). A pre-production Ampera has been spotted out testing in Germany and the transition from last year's show car is similar to what we saw with the Volt.

AddOpel Vauxhall coming to Geneva with new concept

Opel/Vauxhall concept and cars for Geneva – Click above for high-res image gallery

AddOpel's extended business plan includes multiple electric vehicles

Opel Chief Executive Officer Nick Reilly has unloaded a sweeping new business plan that includes plenty of interesting little tidbits for green car aficionados. Of course we already know about the 2011 Opel/Vauxhall Ampera, the European version of the 2011 Chevrolet Volt, but Reilly says that there will be another extended-range electric vehicle in addition to the Ampera.

AddRendered Speculation: Vauxhall Ampera goes "Outback" for CUV

When new Opel/Vauxhall CEO Nick Reilly visited the company's Ellesmere Port factory in the UK last week, he dropped a hint that there would be more than one version of the upcoming Opel/Vauxhall Ampera. That's not really any great surprise as GM has already said that there would be other vehicles beyond the Volt/Ampera that use the Voltec powertrain.

AddREPORT: Vauxhall unsure whether Ampera will be built in UK

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AddREPORT: Opel Ampera pricing hint suggests Chevy Volt might cost $35,000

Opel Ampera concept and one of the Cruze mules - click above for high-res image gallery

AddOpel now testing Ampera ER-EV mules in Germany

The Opel Ampera concept and one of the Cruze mules - click above for high-res image gallery

AddContrary to reports, second generation Chevy Volt is already under development

Chevrolet Volt Integration prototype - click above for high res image gallery

AddVauxhall employees to miss out on building Ampera ER-EV

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