The first customer for the upcoming Chevrolet Volt also happens to be its largest investor: the Obama administration.Should a member of the lumpenproletariat wish to hamper himself with one of these drab people-movers, however, he's still sierra oscar lima; there's no firm word as to when regular "civilian sales" will commence, so we're stuck with our old-fashioned rear-wheel-drive gasoline burners for now. Bummer.
The White House said Wednesday that the government will "purchase the first 100 plug-in electric vehicles to roll off American assembly lines" before the end of the year. The Volt, which GM describes as an extended range electric vehicle, is the only model fitting that description.
Friday, April 02, 2010
Rejoice, Comrades! The Five Year Plan has been met!
The nomenklatura will be receiving the first electro-ZiLs from Autograd soon!