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At 9 am PDT this morning (noon EDT), General Motors marketing VP Joel Ewanick will be making an announcement at the Plug-In 2010 conference in San Jose, CA, about the sticker price and ordering process for the 2011 Chevrolet Volt. Later, at 1 pm PDT/4pm EDT, Volt marketing director Tony DiSalle and vehicle line director Tony Posawatz will be available to answer the inevitable questions that all of you have about the process. You can submit your questions and watch the live video webchat using th

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

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

No major manufacturer ever builds a new factory without getting lots of tax breaks from state and local governments. In fact, what happens is they announce plans to build a factory without specifying a location and then sit back and wait while the offers flood in. It should come as no surprise that GM is now asking for incentives from the city of Detroit and the state of Michigan for production of the Chevy Volt. GM has never publicly announced where the Volt would be built, but a leaked copy of

The hopes and dreams of electric car aficionados for a purely battery powered successor to the late, lamented EV1 may soon be satisfied. Or not. It all depends on ... you guessed it, the battery. However, the latest utterings from Maximum Bob have people buzzing again. Mr. Lutz spoke to EV site PetroZero the other day and intimated that a purely battery-powered variant of the upcoming Volt is a possibility, leaving the range extender on the cutting room floor. This is actually not a new idea an