Gallery: Chevy Volt’s Twin, the Opel Ampera, Racks Up 7,000 Orders

 

The Chevy Volt has been getting a lot of attention since GM decided to pause production for five weeks, due to growing inventory. And although sales of the Volt this year are not off to a great start in the U.S, the Volt’s better-looking twin, the Opel Ampera, is apparently doing quite well in Europe according to Opel executives. Opel just started delivering Amperas to customers last month, and has already received over 7,000 orders, which means that the Ampera should hit its sales target of 10,000 units. Opel apparently bumped up its 2012 sales target to 10,000 from 8,000 due to the increased demand.

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