GM Volt's price induces some sticker shock

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    My guess is not too many......though they will no doubt demand we all buy one.
     
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    Stupid environmentalist wackos with too much money for their own good, like Ed Begley jr., will buy them as status symbols, though.
     
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    I wouldn't for half the price. But the smug mobile (prius) sold more than I ever thought it would.

    Buyer's claim a feeling of superiority, as if they are saving the planet. Anybody want to claim Toyota can't market?
     
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    Just wait till you have to replace all the batteries and pay to dispose the old ones
     
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    At least the Volt has an ICE as well so the batteries are much smaller and thus less expensive....the LEAF on the other hand being purely electric will be a stone cold bitch when battery change time comes around.
     
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    It used to only cost twenty cents or so for an AIDS ribbon to prove that you were morally superior; now you need a $30k electric car?

    Love'n it.
     
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    electric cars for the gay................

    Wouldnt be caught dead in one on principle, but my guess is none of the environmental k00ks on this board realize what happens when one of those 25 batteries explodes!!!!
     
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    cain't wait to here stories of the volt's battery going out and it turns into a golf cart with the tiny ice straining. 33 large after the tax credit

    Wayyyy to much for me to be the ginny pig.
     
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    Nah, I think I'd rather have one of these:

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