First Chevrolet Volt Sells For $225,000 In Charity Auction Benefiting Detroit Public Schools

Posted Dec 15, 2010

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.