2011 Chevrolet Volt in New York City, March 2010
According to AAA, the Volt will join approximately 34.9 million travelers crossing the country to celebrate the 2010 Fourth of July holiday. AAA predicts that automobile travel will continue to be the dominant mode of transportation, with travelers taking trips at least 50 miles away from home.
The company is accelerating the national launch of the revolutionary electric vehicle in response to intense interest in the Volt from customers across the country. Today's announcement brings the initial Volt retail markets to seven, including California, Washington D.C. and Michigan. The retail launch in Texas and New York will begin with Austin and New York City in late 2010. Chevrolet dealers in the balance of Texas and New York, as well as New Jersey, Connecticut, are scheduled to begin receiving Volts in early 2011. and
Volt production begins late this year at GM's Detroit-Hamtramck facility. Pricing has not been announced.
To read the market announcement, visit http://media.gm.com.