But is the Volt making money?

It’s not easy being green: Volt has provided plenty of material for electric skeptics.

Aside from slower-than-expected sales, one car caught fire after an American National Highway Traffic Safety Administration crash test in 2011.

After the incident, General Motors offered to buy back every Volt so far sold. The NHTSA later ruled there was “no discernable defect trend” and GM made modifications to the battery coolant system to provide further protection from leakage in an accident.


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