Source: The Washington Post
quote: Tesla's maximum production capacity is only 20k/yr.
quote: isn't enough to match last year's Volt sales
quote: Badly managed dealerships with poorly trained salesmen are the reason cars don't move off the lots. I know this because some dealerships move Volts
quote: I know this because some dealerships move Volts and others simply don't and that goes for all over the country.
quote: I'll laugh if the Model S outsells the Volt
quote: It currently costs GM "at least" $75,000 to build the Volt, including development costs, Munro said. That's nearly twice the base price of the Volt before a $7,500 federal tax credit provided as part of President Barack Obama's green energy policy.Other estimates range from $76,000 to $88,000, according to four industry consultants contacted by Reuters. The consultants' companies all have performed work for GM and are familiar with the Volt's development and production. They requested anonymity because of the sensitive nature of their auto industry ties.
quote: I thought i was working to support all the people on food stamps! <sigh>
quote: I don't think the Federal government can support a %20 increase in subsidies for volt sales :(