General Motors Co. will bring the new-for-’11 Chevrolet Volt extended-range electric vehicle to the U.S. market in October, many weeks earlier than the auto maker previously intended. GM Chairman and CEO Ed Whitacre reveals the sped-up timetable while in Kansas to announce a $257 million investment at two U.S. assembly plants to build the next-generation Chevy Malibu midsize sedan. GM previously planned to bring the much-anticipated Volt to market late in the fourth quarter, with the end ...

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