Does the Volt Need a Jolt?
Senior Obama administration officials are in Detroit today, visiting a Ford plant that makes green vehicles and touring the production line of the Chevrolet Volt.
The Volt hit the market late last year with a surge in attention, but its sales so far have been disappointing.
General Motors set a goal of selling 10,000 Volts in 2011. But with less than three months to go, the automaker has moved only 3,895 of the plug-in electric cars, which have an electric battery range of about 35 miles.
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