General Motors (GM) loses a staggering $49K on each Chevrolet Volt it builds, according to...

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General Motors (GM) loses a staggering $49K on each Chevrolet Volt it builds, according to numbers dug out by Reuters. Though the loss per vehicle could shrink if the plug-in hybrid program is built to scale, the automaker faces an uphill battle with rivals seeing better success with their own electric and hybrid vehicles. (Related: Tesla firing on all cylinders?)