Shanghai, China – The Chevrolet Volt will be sold in China, one of the first global markets to offer the electric car.

General Motors made the announcement as part of its participation in Auto Guangzhou 2011. The car will go on sale at 13 Shanghai GM Chevrolet dealerships in eight Chinese cities: Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Suzhou, Wuxi, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Foshan. It will be priced at RMB 498,000, approximately US$75,533.

Volt buyers in China will be eligible to join the V+ Club, which offers one-on-one service through a bilingual 24-hour hotline and participation in a series of member activities to match their eco-friendly lifestyles.

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