TOKYO – A joint venture between General Motors Corp. and Toyota Motor Corp. to build the new 1.8L Voltz could provide a U.S. solution to a Japanese problem. Genetically, the Voltz is a bi-national mix, the twin of the Pontiac Vibe. It is the first vehicle jointly planned, designed and developed by GM and Toyota, with styling inputs from both auto makers and Toyota in overall charge of the 4-year project. Both hatchbacks are produced at New United Motors Mfg. Inc., the GM-Toyota venture ...

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