GM suspends Volt production again

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    Obama's 'Government Motors' company producing more layoffs....
    ....this 'green' car is about as popular as Obama's 'recovery'.....

     
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    Union owned and operated. :thup:
     
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    "GM will use the downtime to prep the assembly line for building the 2014 Chevrolet Impala "

    Just like Obama and his "stimulus". If it doesn't work the first time do it again.
     
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    The Volt is a well made car which, thanks to the propaganda of the Republican party..has gotten a great deal of bad press. One car..caught fire after rigorous government tests..and Republicans had a field day with it.

    The other electric cars..like the Leaf..are doing much better.

    Good job Republicans.

    Buy Japanese!
     
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    Here is a bit about the battery fire:
    In response, manufacturer GM released a statement which urged Volt owners not to worry because the fires – which spokesman Greg Martin say have not been duplicated since the incidents in May – occurred days after a crash and not on impact. The company additionally pointed out that, unlike the Volt, gas-powered vehicles are at risk of catching fire immediately after being damaged.
    Read more at http://www.inquisitr.com/163600/chevy-volt-battery-fires-nhtsa-investigation/#AHGVAeKqO638jbIJ.99
     
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    I guess those Union workers didn't open their own wallets and buy into their electric buzz car either.
     
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    Why would any real American want an auto that gets us more interdependent from imported fossil fuel to fail? Are there really so big a Klan of scumbags amongst us?
     
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    The Volt was NOT a well made car, does not appeal to what most Americans want in a vehicle, and is impractical as hell.. and if it were not for the US government using tax dollars to incentivize the piece of shit, even less would have been sold
     
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    Just flying off the dealers lots:

    Chevy Volt sales drop to 1,462 in April, Nissan Leaf sales fall to 370 *UPDATE
     
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    volts and little Leafs are for little ole ladies....

    guess they got their uses...not too bad for short little trips under 20 miles one way in a warm climate....but a bicycle could do almost as well.....and is a whole lot greener....
     
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