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GM Is Serious About Electric Cars, Despite Grumbling By Advocates

GM Is Serious About Electric Cars, Despite Grumbling By Advocates

Sometimes memories are short. Electric-car advocates often forget that it took seven years from the first Toyota Prius hybrid, launched in Japan in 1997, until sales of the second-generation Prius started to grow in global markets. Now, General Motors appears to be the subject of suspicion and... read more

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2011 Chevrolet Volt Production Line at Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Plant

After Record Sales, Chevy Volt Production To Resume A Week Early

Buoyed by record monthly sales of its Chevy Volt hybrid electric plug-in car in March, General Motors will resume production of the Volt at the Detroit Hamtramck plant one... read more April 4, 2012 by  13


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt Production Line at Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Plant

Chevy Volt Production To Halt For 5 Weeks Due To Oversupply

Late Friday afternoon, Chevrolet announced it would idle production of its Volt range-extended electric car for five weeks, from March 19 to April 23. The story was first... read more March 5, 2012 by  36


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt Production Line

GM Makes 2012 Volt Production Line Tweaks, Delays 2nd Shift

Earlier this year, General Motors announced that it would start a second shift at its Detroit-Hamtramck factory some time towards the end of 2011 to meet its production goals... read more October 10, 2011 by  3


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

Will GM's 2011 Chevy Volt Evolve Or Become A Costly Dead End?

While the 2011 Chevy Volt will find its way to between 10,000 and 15,000 U.S. buyers, that's far from enough volume to make any car a production success--or to make it... read more June 20, 2011 by  11


 
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More Sites Install Solar Carports For Electric-Car Charging

It's the green ideal: Charging an electric car or plug-in hybrid using electricity generated purely from the sun. But it's not fiction; a handful of large, multi-space solar... read more June 6, 2011 by  3


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt outside Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant

Sun Shines on GM’s New Solar Panels at Chevy Volt Factory

You hardly need us to tell you that there’s been an ongoing race to become the king of plug-in vehicles between Nissan and General Motors ever since the two firms... read more May 12, 2011 by  1


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt outside Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant

Chevy Volt Production May Rise; It's Not As Simple As You Think

It all started when General Motors CEO Dan Akerson said the company wanted to "double" production of the 2011 Chevrolet Volt, its range-extended electric car. Various media... read more March 10, 2011 by  4


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt outside Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant

First 2011 Chevy Volts Leave Plant, Head To CA, TX, DC & NY

Production of the world's first range-extended electric car is now a reality. Today, the first shipment of 2011 Chevrolet Volt electric cars left the Detroit-Hamtramck... read more December 13, 2010 by  3


 
First 2011 Chevrolet Volt built on production tooling at Detroit Hamtramck plant, March 31, 2010

GM Doubles Down on Electric Cars, Will Hire 1,000 Engineers For Them

It doesn't really matter whether GM sells the first Chevrolet Volt electric cars at a loss or not. The company announced yesterday that it plans to hire 1,000 new engineers... read more December 3, 2010 by  5


 
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