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    Report: Improving Chevy Volt sales leads GM to shorten summer shutdown

    Just the other day, we heard that General Motors might extend its traditional two-week summer shutdown to three weeks for the Chevrolet Volt. But, after record Volt sales last month, we wonder how the calendar looks in Hamtramck now. We wonder because we are hearing reports that the current ...

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    Report: GM shutting down Chevy Volt production for five weeks

    Even with the new HOV-eligible 2012 Chevrolet Volt models heading to California and sales up in February, General Motors has reportedly decided to shut down production of the plug-in hybrid for five weeks because of overall sluggish sales. With a 150-day supply of Volts sitting on dealer lots ...

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    Report: Chevy Volt retail stock hits 1,361 units

    General Motors execs say production of the Chevrolet Volt will not hit a level capable of satisfying demand until the second-quarter of 2012. Despite dismal August sales of only 302 units, GM insists it's not a lack of demand that's holding the Volt back. While The General continues to blame the ...

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    Chevrolet Volt begins shipping to dealers

    2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Many eco-friendly car buyers have been patiently awaiting the arrival of the Chevrolet Volt at their local dealer since the extended-range juggernaut was unveiled in concept form nearly four years ago, and now the wait is almost ...

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    Report: GM studying how to double or triple Chevy Volt production

    Early Volts reportedly cost $40,000 to build

    Chevrolet Volt battery pack – Click above for high-res image gallery
    How's your math? If you have 240,000 "potential buyers" but only 10,000 vehicles to sell them in the first year, what can you do? If you're General Motos and the item in ...

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    Official: Chevrolet Volt production begins November 11

    General Motors confirmed this morning that November 11, 2010 has been set as the official Job 1 date for the Chevrolet Volt. The news initially reported by Translogic was verified to AutoblogGreen by GM spokesman Rob Peterson. November 2010 has always been the targeted production launch timing ...

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    GM will increase Volt production by 50% - to 45,000 units - in 2012

    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. ...

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    Volt designer "more proud" of production version

    Back when GM rolled out the Volt concept, there was less discussion about its design than there was about its underlying technology. Sure, it looked ok, but with gas prices at the time headed straight up, its promise of cheaper driving overshadowed its sports car roofline.Upon introduction of the ...


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