Volt supporters hit back at criticism

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Around $750million is needed for near-term Volt development according to General Motors with the vehicle expected to hold a price tag of $40,000 when it is launched in 2010. However, advocacy groups have hit back branding the task force’s assessment as short-sighted. The California Cars Initiative believes the task force has been influenced unduly by “plug-in sceptics&# at the Boston Consulting Group.

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is hoping to launch the Volt in late 2010 with a price tag of about $40,000. Advocacy groups argue the task force’s assessment is shortsighted and worry that the Volt project may land in the scrap heap as G.M. The group pointed to a B.C.G.

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