DETROIT – Banning the Chevy Volt extended-range electric vehicle from California’s high-occupancy vehicle lanes and preferred-parking spaces will not doom the car’s launch, General Motors Co. CEO Dan Akerson says. “I don’t think that will make a material difference in the end to the success or failure of the Volt,” Akerson tells Ward’s after an event where he made a $10,000 donation to the Detroit Public Schools system. The Volt’s merits, such as the ability to travel up to 50 miles (80 ...

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