The Financial Times brings news that GM is studying Vauxhall's Ellesmere Port plant on Merseyside as a European production base for what will be known stateside as the Chevy Volt. Easy jokes about an all-electric British-manufactured car aside, this news comes contrary to earlier reports that Volt production would be centered solely in Hamtramck, MI. So, how can Ellesmere Port lock down Volt production? Easy: Government subsidies!
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