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According to Britain's Channel 4:

".....Meanwhile, news has emerged that the electric Opel Flextreme will also be built in the US at first. The Flextreme shares its underpinnings and powertrain with the upcoming Chevrolet Volt, and both vehicles will be built together to reduce costs, though Opel will start to make the Flextreme in Germany at a later date. Sales of this model - which will be renamed for production - will start in 2012, after the Volt's arrival (2010).

Both the Flextreme and Volt are based on GM's Delta platform, which makes its debut under the Chevrolet Cruze later this year."
 

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That makes sense. It seems GM is wisely keeping all these efforts close to home, and spinning them off as they mature.
It would be nice to see the Flextreme offered here too. I personally much prefer European styling over American styling.

Edit: Automobile magazine is saying that "it's unlikely that the production hybrids will differ so radically from the Volt. Instead, the cars could merely be badge-engineered versions of the domestic product (as is the case with the Opel/Vauxhall GT), but there's a good chance the export cars may be slightly restyled to match Opel/Vauxhall styling cues."
 
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