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 |  Jan 29 2013, 7:31 AM

General Motors is in the process of acquiring a trademark for the word “CrossVolt” which could be used for a future vehicle.

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 |  Apr 15 2011, 9:56 PM


Almost a year ago General Motors first showed off the Volt MPV5 (above), hinting that it would build a Voltec-powered extended range electric car designed for families. Now comes word that GM has filed for trademark protection on the name ‘Crossvolt’ indicating that this is a name being considered for the new model that is likely to ride on a modified version of the Chevy Orlando’s platform.

Previous reports have indicated Chevy will introduce a whole lineup of Volt-style models in the future, with other names being trademarked recently including ‘Amp’ and ‘Strobe’.

GALLERY: Chevy Volt MPV5


[Source: Car & Driver]