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GM's Not Unplugging Chevy Volt ... But It's Low on Juice

Bad news for GM: The Chevy Volt still isn't selling the way the automaker hoped it would, so it's temporarily halting production of the battery-powered hybrids for five weeks. Worse news for GM: Shutdowns like this only make the Volt a harder sell.

GM Gives 900 Car Dealerships a Second Chance

When GM descended into bankruptcy last year, the automaker had excess plant capacity, more brands than it needed and -- so it thought -- too many dealers. But the new GM is backtracking on that last item: The company plans on reinstating 900 car dealerships it had sought to shut down.