General Motors says it temporarily will stop production next month of the Chevrolet Volt extended-range electric vehicle, a sedan already in short supply and sold in only a handful of U.S. markets. GM says today the 4-week shutdown, which last week the auto maker indicated already was under way, will allow for upgrades to the Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant to increase Volt output and tool up for the ’12 Chevy Malibu. Expect tight supplies of the Volt this summer, the auto maker says ...

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