General Motors Co. begins taking orders in Europe today for the Opel Ampera extended-range electric vehicle, but deliveries will not start for another year and in most markets it will cost €42,900 ($58,700). In Germany, the car will cost €36,050 ($49,314). Pricing in the U.S. for the Chevy Volt twin starts at $41,000 and a lease for the vehicle is available at $350 per month for 36 months with $2,500 down. However, a lease option does not yet exist for the Ampera. GM also chooses not ...

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