GM to accelerate Volt Electric Car production

General Motors is stepping up production of its new Chevrolet Volt electric car in response to “huge demand,” according to a statement by a top executive yesterday.

GM product chief, Tom Stephens, was Speaking at an event where the Volt was named Motor Trend magazine’s 2011 Car of the Year and said: “If you look at where we were originally, in terms of what we thought the volume would be, we have stepped it up.”

He declined to give production volume forecasts however.

More info on this story is available at:

http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE6AF4V720101116
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http://www.automotiveworld.com/news/oems-and-markets/84707-us-gm-boosts-volt-production-plans

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