GM to produce 60,000 Volts in 2012

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    Why?
     
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    Arson is a crime in most states. Why is GM setting people on fire?
     
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    As long as the price of gas stays in the 3-4 dollar area, the Volt and Hybrids are not going to sell in big numbers.
     
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    Consumer spending is what's needed (in part) to spur the economy. You're saying Volts won't sell while gas is in the $3-$4 range, which translate to gas needs to hit that $7/gal number Barry talked about a bit back in order to start moving off the lot. Oh gee, that'll really help things. If consumers don't have money to spend to spur the economy what makes you thing they'll suddenly have money to go out and buy a new car?
     
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    Good question....
     
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    Maybe they'll sell them to our enemies abroad... Good way to take out a few bad guys on the down low...
     
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    All it takes to produce 60,000 volts is to string together 40,000 1.5 volt batteries.

    GM is lowering the bar here...I could do that.
     

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