General Motors has too many Volts.
Normally, an automaker in such a situation would discount such vehicles until inventory is sufficiently depleted. GM, though, has instead decided to temporarily cut manufacture of the hybrid electric vehicle. According to Automotive News, General Motors reported Chevrolet Volt inventory totaled 6300 units — nearly 6.3 times the amount sold in February, and equivalent to 154 days supply. The production line, which builds both the Chevrolet Volt and the European-spec Opel/Vauxhall Ampera, will be idled from March 19 through April 23.
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