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The Chevy Volt: Dead or alive?

Two pieces of ostensibly conflicting news last week gave fodder to proponents and opponents of GM's pathbreaking plug-in hybrid car.

By September 3, 2012


Chevy Volt to be assembled at solar-powered plant

General Motors is building a large photovoltaic solar array at the company's Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant--the plant that makes the Chevrolet Volt.

By May 12, 2011


Nissan constructing solar charging station for Leafs

Renewable energy will be powering Leafs and Nissan's Smyrna manufacturing facilities, which will build the EV and its battery pack starting in 2012.

By May 26, 2011


GM ups Volt, Ampera production outlook

Detroit plant that makes the plug-in hybrids will shut for four weeks starting in June to allow for retooling and other changes on the assembly line for the 2012 model year.

By May 19, 2011


First Volt goes to retired New Jersey pilot

GM delivers first of 360 Chevy Volt cars going out this week to customers in New York, New Jersey, California, Texas, and Washington, D.C.

By December 15, 2010


GM plant gets $336M, visit from President Obama

President Barack Obama visits Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant in Michigan on the heals of the announcement that the plant received $336 million in new investment to prepare for production of the Volt.

By August 2, 2010


Obama slips behind the wheel of the Chevy Volt

President Barack Obama got a chance to check out the Chevrolet Volt during a visit to the Compact Power battery plant in Holland, Mich.

By July 16, 2010


GM pays back government loans in full

General Motors today announced the company has made its final payment of $5.8 billion to the U.S. Treasury and Export Development Canada. GM also is investing $257 million in the Fairfax and the Detroit Hamtramck assembly centers.

By April 21, 2010


GM commits $202 million for Chevy Volt engine plant

Automotive News reports on GM's investment in retrofitting a plant to build engines for the Chevy Volt.

By October 23, 2009


Battery plant hints at Volt sales

Automotive News reports on how a new battery plant from GM points to production figures for the Chevy Volt.

By August 21, 2009