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Right-hand drive Chevy Bolt too expensive and risky for GM

Excitement doesn't guarantee availability everywhere.

It's probably Brexit's fault.

Ampera, the Chevy Volt's Euro sibling, wins Monte Carlo's alt-fuel rally

The Chevrolet Volt's European sibling took home a checkered flag that might as well have been green instead of black and white.

Vauxhall Ampera amps up for police duty at Scotland Yard

Americans have our own ideas about what a police cruiser should be: big, fast, menacing. The kind of vehicle that you can't mistake pulling up behind you on the freeway, and with enough muscle to chase you down should your foot get a little heavier than it should. But overseas, police vehicles are a little more...timid. In Europe, law enforcement typically use smaller, more fuel-efficient vehicles. So why not a plug-in hybrid?

Vauxhall Ampera snags 2011 Green Car of the Year title from What Car?

The Vauxhall Ampera, a vehicle that General Motors describes as Europe's only "zero range anxiety" electric, has been named the Green Car of the Year 2011 by What Car?, one of the UK's leading consumer-focused motoring magazine.

Chevrolet Volt will not have direct engine drive, electric only

Opel Ampera – Click above for high-res image gallery

Vauxhall executives to drive Ampera 170 miles from Luton to Ellesmere Port, UK *UPDATE

Vauxhall Ampera prototype – Click above for high-res image gallery

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

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

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

Opel'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.

Rendered 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.

REPORT: Vauxhall unsure whether Ampera will be built in UK

Vauxhall Ampera - Click above for high-res image gallery

REPORT: Vauxhall Ampera production gets snubbed in the UK

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

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

Vauxhall employees to miss out on building Ampera ER-EV

Opel Ampera - Click above for a high-res gallery