Need a little more electricity in your life, but aren't ready for an EV? You've got options.
GM unveiled Voltec, its affordable home charger for the Chevrolet Volt. If you're not one of the first 4,400 buyers of the Volt who will receive a free home charger courtesy of a Department of Energy grant, this wall-mountable unit is available for $490 plus installation, which can vary by region, but is expected to cost around $1,500.
Opel unveils the Ampera, a series hybrid car using a GM power train, at the 2009 Geneva auto show.
At the 2009 Detroit Auto Show, Cadillac shows off the Converj concept, based on the Volt's power train.