GM Volt August Sales = 2,831 Units, New Record

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    GM Volt August Sales = 2,831 Units, New Record

    September 6, 2012 By Adam Johnston Leave a Comment

    GM Volt August Sales Estimated Around 2,500 Units
    August sales of the GM Chevy Volt are their best yet.

     
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    Wow. Shows how a record can still be an epic fail.
     
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    The Volt factory is being retooled to build the more popular Chevy Impala.
     
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    GM Volt August Sales = 2,831 Units, New Record

    Even with large local and federal incentives it is a miserable failure.....

    Another Obama green failure....

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    4000 miles on mine, and certainly not a failure by any measure.
     
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    People that love these things should have the ability to buy them. I have nothing against them.
     
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    I don't have anything against them either. They are wildly impractical for most people, but for those that get their needs met, good.

    I personally wouldn't buy one because I do not support government owned motors. It's a matter of principle.
     
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    Ford now has the C-Max, C-Max Energi, and the Fusion hybrids out. In the straight hybrid versions the C-Max and Fusion get 47/47. The Energi version has a 20 mile range as an EV so the normal shopping trips and short trips can be done without using gasoline at all. That would give an overall mileage for most people that would exceed the 54.5 mpg mandate for 2025 right now.

    It is not just the Volt or Prius anymore, and as the world price of gasoline continues to rise, this kind of vehicle is going to look better for a lot of people.
     
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    2,830__ at what 20k each (I don't really even know). What is that__ 56 million. And how many billions did we give them?
     
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    Hybrids have a better chance of success than do plug ins. Plug ins are developed as a sop to the government not because they are any net benefit. They are the affirmative action of automobiles. The token nod to environmentalists.

    They cannot be used by people who live in apartment buildings and certainly are useless to those who don't have off street parking at all. To get any benefit from a plug in, it follows that there must necessarily be someplace to plug it in.
     

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