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A Detroit-based auto analyst who has driven the Chevy Volt says battery-fire concerns are more media hype than a real problem for General Motors. An OnStar safety system notifies GM after a wreck, and the automaker sends out a team within 48 hours to drain the Volt's battery, said Dan Akerson (left), CEO of GM. (Associated Press)

A Detroit-based auto analyst who has driven the Chevy Volt says battery-fire concerns are more media hype than a real problem for General Motors. An OnStar safety system notifies GM after a wreck, and the automaker sends out a team within 48 hours to drain the Volt's battery, said Dan Akerson (left), CEO of GM. (Associated Press)

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