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Even with gas at the pump at $4 and likely to climb higher as summer approaches, GM still can't sell its electric car, Volt. Despite the popularity of its gas-efficient Chevy Cruze, GM's vehicle lineup remains heavily tilted toward gas-guzzling trucks and crossovers. Other automakers are better positioned for the coming high gas prices this summer.