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bongobro

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Message Posted: Aug 24, 2011 1:41:04 AM

Tonight I saw a Chevy Volt on the street for the first time ever. And, not surprisingly, it was dressed in the livery of the region's major electric utility--and rather bright livery at that--as it moved through the parking lot of the supercenter where I work.

Has anyone actually seen a Volt being driven by Joe or Jane Lunch Bucket yet? If so, where? (I have a feeling you're more likely to see a Chevy Vega than a Chevy Volt, because nobody I know can afford one, much less wants one.)
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mhradecky
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Message Posted: Apr 17, 2014 12:19:03 PM

yes.
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Bridge2012
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Message Posted: Apr 17, 2014 11:24:00 AM

yes
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davisadm
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Message Posted: Apr 17, 2014 10:38:55 AM

Being in SoCal, where people have to show off their "green attempts", yes I see them almost every day.
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gvan
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Message Posted: Apr 17, 2014 10:10:18 AM

Sure, saw another one this morning.
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DasAuto92
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Message Posted: Apr 16, 2014 6:41:34 PM

Yes as a matter of fact...always parked in the same spot for the last month or so.
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Big Dan
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Message Posted: Apr 16, 2014 4:43:54 PM

Yes everyday around the GM technical center.
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dakine
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Message Posted: Apr 16, 2014 2:01:33 PM

I saw one yesterday.
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pilotdlh
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Message Posted: Apr 16, 2014 11:58:41 AM

I just saw one. I didn't know what it was at first.
It's a GREAT looking car!
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bluenvoy
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2014 10:13:26 AM

Yes, about once a week I'll see one.
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GrumpyCat
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2014 10:01:20 AM

"One or two at best. It is not a really good looking car."

Sadly its one of the best looking GM products.
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GrumpyCat
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2014 10:00:07 AM

Rarely.
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ZZZoop
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2014 9:58:27 AM

>>It is not a really good looking car.<<

Sort of like a cross between a Prius and an Aztec.
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Birkut
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2014 9:21:56 AM

One or two at best. It is not a really good looking car.
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FuelPump
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2014 8:09:46 AM

There are quite a few of them in this area. See them often.
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FieroGT
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2014 10:36:17 AM

I have, but very rarely. I suspect that the Volt will be gone in a year or so. Another not so wonderful GM development.
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toms1120
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Message Posted: Feb 13, 2014 6:17:23 AM

No
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Ratso
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Message Posted: Feb 13, 2014 5:55:03 AM

See one or two almost everyday...whats the biggie ? They are out there ...costly, but out there..
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probedude2
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Message Posted: Feb 13, 2014 1:50:57 AM

I saw one yesterday
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Feb 13, 2014 12:14:26 AM

yes
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Message Posted: Feb 13, 2014 12:10:12 AM

yes
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2014 9:21:32 PM

No
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jimmy544
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2014 6:04:13 PM

There are a few around Metro Boston. There is one that lives 2 blocks away from my house. I don't see it every day but maybe once every week or so.
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luvmyrv
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2014 2:48:41 PM

yup...someone on our street has one.
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TomB2
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2014 2:19:56 PM

Nope, never
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2014 12:20:58 PM

yes
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cDagasGo
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2014 12:05:00 PM

No
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Travelocity
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2014 4:47:25 PM

I seen several but I seen more Prius .....
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51stovi
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2014 4:14:40 PM

yes
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ace12012
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2014 2:52:46 PM

I have seen several.
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gvan
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2014 1:41:18 PM

"Nope, never seen one and I look for one every day. People I have talked to who have thought about buying one can't even find a dealer who can get one."

Try one of these dealers. They are all listed as St. Louis area dealers having at least one 2013-2014 Volt in their inventory.

Poage Chevy
Modern Auto Company
Johnny Landoff Chevy
Lou Fusz
Weber Chevy
Jim Trenary
Elco Chevy
Sapaugh Chevy
Steve Schmitt-Brubaker
Fairground Auto Plaza
Don Brown
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gvan
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2014 1:29:50 PM

I see them fairly often. Someone in my neighborhood owns one. I see more Volts than Tesla or Leaf automobiles.
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jessjames
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2014 6:40:54 AM

Yes
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Sneakers55
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2014 6:40:33 AM

Last Chevy Volt I saw was in the parking lot of the nearby building I go to to drop off UPS Express Envelopes.
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pilotdlh
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2014 12:32:40 PM

No.
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jimmy544
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2014 12:15:19 PM

They are rare but you see one now and then around here. You never see Vegas anymore in MA they all rusted out years ago and got junked. I have met two people that have them and they were all positive. One guy told me that he only filled the gas tank twice in a whole year of driving.
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TomB2
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2014 12:11:04 PM

I keep watching, but have yet to ever see one even on a dealer's lot.
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FuelPump
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2014 8:40:36 AM

Yes, more and more all the time.
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2014 6:48:18 AM

I have seen two Volts on our highways that is all I have seen.....

One silver and one black........
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eB40
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2014 6:39:41 AM

No
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jimmy544
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Message Posted: Jan 25, 2014 10:46:26 AM

I know 2 people who have them and they love them. One of them told me that he has driven 12,000 miles mostly on electricity and has filled the gas tank only twice in one year.
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jimmy544
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Message Posted: Jan 25, 2014 10:45:04 AM

Yes there are several around here. You don't see them daily but maybe once a week or so.
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Jan 25, 2014 12:30:35 AM

yes
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justinemt14
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Message Posted: Jan 25, 2014 12:16:33 AM

Yes
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Big Dan
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2014 10:46:09 PM

Yes
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Jmac2008
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2014 10:12:27 PM

Yes I have seen at least a dozen of them over the last year
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mnrick041
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2014 8:40:35 PM

I have seen them.
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RickF350
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2014 1:05:15 PM

I've seen one.
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Kinglemuel
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2014 12:12:52 PM

I know a community college professor who drives one in my area; he is personally into alternative fuels/alternative vehicles.
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PatAZ
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2014 12:08:47 PM

No I haven't.
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2014 10:04:36 AM

I have seen 2 Volts on our highways and roadways here in Ontario....that is all...........
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