Chevy Volt Production Stopped Due to Stockpile
But now, the reality of an expesive, not-so-efficient car has hit and then some. With sales falling way short of expectations, GM has 6,300 in inventories. Considering the 7,671 delivered last year, the decision to cut production is justified. Taking into account the current level of demand, the six thousand plus cars would last 154 days.
As a result, the Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant in Michigan will stop making Volts for a total of five weeks starting March 19th. "We need to maintain the right inventory levels and continue to meet demand," GM spokesman Chris Lee told Automotive News.