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Chevy Volt chief engineer takes drive in first pre-production prototype [w/VIDEO]

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

Volt chief engineer takes first drive in integration prototype [w/VIDEO]

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

GM asks Detroit and Michigan for tax breaks for Volt production

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 Sam Abuelsamid

GM considering all-electric Volt to meet Cali requirements? How about no battery?

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