Volt Birth Watch 148: The End of the Beginning?

Edward Niedermeyer
by Edward Niedermeyer

Ahead of schedule and under budget? Maybe this one will come down to door closing sounds. So why the flashback to the concept bait-and-switch? If the Volt’s butterfly-into-larvae morph doesn’t remind folks of the Old, Bad GM, what will? Ask Farah for yourself at his Live Chat Confessional, 4 pm Eastern, at Fastlane.

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  • Fincar1 Fincar1 on Jun 25, 2009

    Bill Wade, "Kinds of destroys the business case for plug in electrics doesn’t it?" To say nothing of destroying the business case for doing anything else in a country so monumentally stupid as to assess itself such an economy-destroying tax at all, let alone in the middle of a recession.

  • Robert Farago Robert Farago on Jun 25, 2009

    Holy Moley! It looks like a Prius with a bow tie prow! I didn't see that coming.

  • Charly Charly on Jun 25, 2009

    If electricity gets 90% more expensive than what do you think will happen to gas?

  • Lewissalem Lewissalem on Jun 26, 2009

    The pre-production concept was great looking. The design was lost in translation/cost cutting. The side mirrors: cheap black oversized plastic for example. The creases are softened, the hood redesigned, and a giant ugly hood covering the charging port.