PHOTO CAPTION: Nearly 90% of cars traded in for Chevy Volt were non-GM vehicles.

Who's Buying the Volt and How Happy Are They?

Green Car Reports analyses GM sales numbers for the Chevrolet Volt electric hybrid.

Published: 27-May-2012

Despite media attempts to conjure a "sales battle" between the 2011 Chevy Volt and the 2011 Nissan Leaf, both companies are selling every car they can manage to get into the showrooms.

Now Chevrolet has released its first look at who is actually buying its Volt range-extended electric cars.

The $41,000 four-seat compact hatchback plug-in hybrid is a very new type of car for General Motors, but it's largely succeeded thus far at drawing new customers to the middle-American Chevy brand.


GM EN-V self-balancing electric vehicle.

General Motors Chevy Volt only one aspect of initiatives to reinvent personal mobility, including electric EN-V.

GM EN-V would be deployed in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

A recent White Paper from the European Commission proposed the abolition of anything other than electric cars from urban areas by 2050.

Pair of all-electric Chevy Cruze's developed in Korea.

Agreement will help GM expand the number and types of electric vehicles it makes and sells.


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