GM is suspending production of the Volt for five weeks – laying off 1,300 workers – in order to “match production with demand,” which means no one’s buying them.
The Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf got top safety ratings in some of the first-ever tests of electric cars by an insurer-funded research group.
The 2011 Chevrolet Volt got another marketing jolt Monday, named North American Car of the Year at the auto show in Detroit.
The Chevy Volt isn’t a typical hybrid. It has an electric motor.