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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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gvan
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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2014 9:57:56 AM

Black one...yesterday. Not sure why but I rarely see the Nissan Leaf. I see about five Volts a week but I've only seen two Leafs in the last year.
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Jackson126
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Message Posted: Oct 1, 2014 5:59:22 PM

yes
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Shockjock1961
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Message Posted: Oct 1, 2014 4:47:42 PM

Same car on the same lot as I saw last month. But with less then 1400 sold in Spetember, how can you expect to see very many?
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gmc48
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Message Posted: Sep 28, 2014 3:06:14 PM

Every now and then I see a few. The Volt is a very good looking car, but they don't sell as much because of price.
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dhmac
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Message Posted: Sep 28, 2014 1:37:29 PM

No
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badbobKY
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Message Posted: Sep 28, 2014 12:55:22 PM

no
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TriniB
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Message Posted: Sep 28, 2014 12:50:33 PM

yes
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MeTaBall
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Message Posted: Sep 28, 2014 12:22:33 PM

No
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jl1rp
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Message Posted: Sep 22, 2014 2:40:09 PM

yes last Sunday
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DasAuto92
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Message Posted: Sep 22, 2014 12:12:31 PM

I have seen them on the road, on a tow truck and on dealers lots.
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47pickup
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Message Posted: Sep 22, 2014 8:02:29 AM

Nope
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dontuknowOH
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Message Posted: Sep 22, 2014 3:13:08 AM

Over this year I have only seen one Volt, compared to close to 10 Smart vehicles all seen in our local traffic areas. Plenty of other newer all sizes/brands of SUV's
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Sep 22, 2014 1:00:15 AM

I have
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krazkar
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2014 11:44:23 PM

I have
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2014 9:28:07 PM

No
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Jackson126
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2014 1:18:20 PM

Yes
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eB40
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2014 12:18:41 PM

No
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 1:12:07 AM

yes
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Nuzan
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 11:27:14 PM

yes
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WilhamClouse
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 8:03:58 PM

I have seen a few.
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pt1KY
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 6:12:31 PM

no
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MeTaBall
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 4:50:55 PM

Nope
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Rudolf_Golf
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Message Posted: Sep 10, 2014 4:53:48 PM

A few.
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gvan
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Message Posted: Sep 10, 2014 10:32:49 AM

I see about five a week.
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eB40
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2014 6:52:17 PM

No
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Sep 3, 2014 12:11:46 PM

no
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MeTaBall
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Message Posted: Aug 30, 2014 6:17:20 PM

No
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Shockjock1961
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Message Posted: Aug 25, 2014 4:12:18 PM

"You always get out of your car to check the VIN?"

I don't need to. The dealer puts a large web ID number on the windshield. It's hard to miss...

[Edited by: Shockjock1961 at 8/25/2014 4:13:43 PM EST]
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Weaslespit
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Message Posted: Aug 25, 2014 3:35:40 PM

"I saw one sitting in a dealers lot, but then that same car has been sitting there for going on 7 or 8 months now..."

You always get out of your car to check the VIN?
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Shockjock1961
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Message Posted: Aug 25, 2014 3:34:56 PM

I saw one sitting in a dealers lot, but then that same car has been sitting there for going on 7 or 8 months now...
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WilhamClouse
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Message Posted: Aug 25, 2014 2:36:07 PM

I did see one on the weekend
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Weaslespit
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Message Posted: Aug 25, 2014 2:21:54 PM

"These days a Volt doesn't look much different from a Malibu."

Hmmm... I bet the majority of people could make that distinction.
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GrumpyCat
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Message Posted: Aug 25, 2014 2:16:12 PM

These days a Volt doesn't look much different from a Malibu.
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Weaslespit
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Message Posted: Aug 25, 2014 1:50:09 PM

"Difficult for me to believe some people have not seen a Volt yet. I guess some people don't get out much."

Or live in rural areas and don't venture into the 'big city'...
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eB40
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Message Posted: Aug 25, 2014 1:14:13 PM

No
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luvmyrv
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Message Posted: Aug 20, 2014 6:56:25 PM

yes...a few times.
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Message Posted: Aug 20, 2014 6:21:31 PM

No
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gvan
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Message Posted: Aug 15, 2014 10:19:02 AM

Difficult for me to believe some people have not seen a Volt yet. I guess some people don't get out much.
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MeTaBall
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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2014 3:27:55 PM

No
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2014 12:47:42 AM

yes
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Message Posted: Aug 11, 2014 9:59:54 PM

No
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Weaslespit
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Message Posted: Aug 11, 2014 12:51:08 PM

All the time - so much so that it isn't a special occurrence anymore...
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Aug 11, 2014 12:15:05 PM

yes 1 Volt

[Edited by: carinthuist at 8/11/2014 12:15:30 PM EST]
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eB40
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Message Posted: Aug 11, 2014 12:03:30 PM

Not looking...
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2014 7:20:44 AM

No
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gvan
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Message Posted: Aug 1, 2014 12:25:20 PM

I see about five a week. The MRSP price is $34,995 minus $7,500 so the price is really not that high....the mid to high twenties and the average cost of a new car these days is around $32,000.
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eB40
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Message Posted: Aug 1, 2014 12:06:41 PM

No
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2014 9:18:40 PM

No
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gvan
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2014 5:56:11 PM

White one about 20 minutes ago.
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ZZZoop
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2014 9:32:48 AM

>>Anybody who hasn't seen one at this point either lives in a rural setting or is just not very observant...<<

How observant do you have to be to sight a vehicle that makes up less than 0.02% of all passenger vehicles in the U.S.?
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