UPDATE 1-GM explores Volt battery design changes

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DETROIT - Dec 2 (Reuters) - General Motors Co is exploring design changes to the Chevrolet Volt battery to address issues raised after federal safety officials opened a probe into the plug-in electric car, a top executive said on Friday. "We are looking to say, 'Are there some design changes we can make, something even more robust in this location or that location or with this component,'" said Mary Barra, GM's global product development chief. "If we have to do something, we will. "The ...

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