Expo 2010 Shanghai China

  • Chevrolet Volt arrives in China for use at World Expo 2010 Shanghai

    Ceremonial handshakes offer photo opportunities the world over, and so it is with the arrival of the first running Chevrolet Volt range-extended electric car in China. And despite earlier reports--including ours--to the contrary, General Motors plans to sell the car as a Chevrolet, rather than as a Buick--a brand that carries far more prestige in China than the mass-market Chevy label. "At this time," said GM spokesman Rob Peterson, "we are planning to sell only the Chevrolet Volt in China." Which is to say, no models using the Volt's Voltec electric-drive system with a range-extending...

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