Gallery: GM To Invest $162 Million Into Chevy Volt Production Plant


It looks like winning the title of Green Car of the Year has done wonders for the Chevrolet Volt — shortly after receiving the award GM has announced plans to invest $162 million into three small car manufacturing plants — one of which is solely responsible for the Chevy’s Volt’s generator. The added investment will see the re-hiring of a number of laid-off workers as well as the creation of new jobs as GM prepares to launch of the eagerly anticipated vehicle.

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  1. evsplease December 1, 2010 at 6:07 pm

    We need to get off the Oil Industry’s business model: a highly inefficient internal combustion engine and liquid fuel business that dominates our transportation choices. Oil companies are pushing gas/oil, hydrogen, natural gas fuels b/c they own it…we will never be free to have choices for our transportation.

    With GOPs back, the oil agenda will be pushed and we will forever be chained to their high profit business model. I fear the Chevy Volt won’t last a month.

    Let’s ask the President to exercise Eminent Domain over NiMH battery patents.
    These are most powerful traction batteries invented in US that will provide reliable, affordable transportation and alleviate our economic and environmental issues; proven technology past 10 years….
    oops CHEVRON owns patents, guess that won’t be happening any time soon!

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