Chevy Volt Energizes Modesto Dealership

First Volt electric hybrid slipped away from American Chevrolet less than 24 hours after being delivered to the dealership.

Published: 31-Dec-2010

Chevrolet’s newest, greenest car rolled into Modesto this week ... briefly, before noiselessly slipping away with its new owner less than 24 hours after hitting the lot.

The Chevrolet Volt, a four-door sedan that fans say beats the doors off typical hybrids, arrived at American Chevrolet Wednesday. “It’s like a rolling iPod,” said dealership owner Dave Halvorson.

The buzz generated by the Volt centers on its mileage: it gets the equivalent of 93 miles per gallon of gas. The country’s top-selling hybrid, the Toyota Prius, gets 51 mpg.

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