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Coming soon to a car lot near you: The E-Car

Here’s a short video featuring the Chevy Volt, the electric car GM is developing.  Is electricity the transportation fuel of the future?  The Volt’s lithium battery will go 40 miles on a 6-8-hour charge, and an on-board generator adds another 300 miles to the Volt’s range.  The Volt’s per mile cost is 1-2 cents, versus 10-12 cents for a gasoline-powered car.  The Volt’s sticker price hasn’t been announced, but is expected to exceed $40,000 initially.

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