First Chevrolet Volt Sells For $225,000 In Charity Auction Benefiting Detroit Public Schools
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General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) has placed the first Chevrolet Volt ever built in a charity auction with the proceeds going towards the math and science programs at the Detroit public schools. The auction ended on December 14th and it sold for $225,000. “Every aspect of the Volt – from its aerodynamic shape to its battery chemistry – is a testament to the importance of math and sciences,” stated GM North America President Mark Reuss. “By encouraging Detroit-area students to pursue these topics, we hope to cultivate the next generation of engineers who will build upon the Volt’s innovative technologies.” The auction took place on BidOnTheVolt.com.