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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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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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MeTaBall
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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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toms1120
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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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SGLuz
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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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gvan
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2014 8:56:36 AM

I saw a white one and a red one in the last two days.
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2014 7:54:10 PM

No
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weddy11
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Message Posted: Jul 19, 2014 10:27:26 AM

No, not lately.
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gvan
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Message Posted: Jul 19, 2014 9:31:54 AM

Dark gray one.
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Weaslespit
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Message Posted: Jul 17, 2014 10:20:40 AM

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

[Edited by: Weaslespit at 7/17/2014 10:20:51 AM EST]
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psm80134
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Message Posted: Jul 17, 2014 8:36:32 AM

Yes.
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Jul 17, 2014 8:34:31 AM

no
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gvan
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2014 12:19:03 PM

White one.
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krazkar
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2014 12:34:07 AM

I have seen a couple in Calgary….Maybe it was the same one.
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Happyherman
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2014 12:27:48 AM

There have been less than 600 Volts sold in Canada, so highly unlikely I would ever see one.
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gvan
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2014 3:38:50 PM

Maroon one today. Apparently I forgot to mention the black one on Saturday.

[Edited by: gvan at 7/7/2014 3:39:49 PM EST]
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2014 2:27:42 PM

no
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gvan
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Message Posted: Jul 2, 2014 9:46:20 AM

Saw a maroon one again.
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gator2002
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Message Posted: Jul 2, 2014 9:27:04 AM

Not me
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Message Posted: Jul 2, 2014 9:20:38 AM

yes
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Message Posted: Jul 2, 2014 9:00:40 AM

Yes
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Alexi7
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Message Posted: Jul 2, 2014 12:47:11 AM

I'm standing by my belief that hybrids are the wave of the future. Porsche and Ferrari are buying into the practice. Porsche 918 is LeMans prototype-fast. Only a matter of time before the technology filters down to Joe and Jane.
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2014 6:18:01 PM

Total of one only.......
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gvan
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2014 6:04:01 PM

Maroon one
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ace12012
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2014 1:22:21 PM

yes....several.
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2014 11:21:48 AM

no
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Message Posted: Jun 26, 2014 8:02:30 PM

Once
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Message Posted: Jun 26, 2014 8:01:15 PM

No
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gvan
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Message Posted: Jun 21, 2014 12:50:52 PM

Blue one and a white one.
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gvan
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Message Posted: Jun 20, 2014 10:07:03 AM

None today but saw five in the last week.
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gvan
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Message Posted: Jun 19, 2014 9:54:35 AM

Saw a silver one yesterday.
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