quote: If GM can hit a low enough price to deliver a vehicle under $30,000, with the $7,500 federal tax credit, that could be very important -- for the psychological significance with consumers if nothing else.
quote: Your missing the point.
quote: Seeing $29,999 does seem far less than $30,000 even though it is not. Sure you won't make your decision based on that
quote: This isn't a pack of Coke. This is a car.
quote: people aren't going to suddenly purchase the Volt en masse if it's $28,999.99.
quote: I don't think people have the thought process "well at $32,500 it's a luxury car and I can't afford a luxury car"
quote: I prefer nice even numbers
quote: Aside from that, I am concerned as a tax payer if it is going to take more government subsidization to keep this product "under" 40,000$ or 30,000$ Plus 7500$ "tax credit"...
quote: which create a HUGE amount of pollution when they are created
quote: Since when do the poor in this country pay any tax?? The lowest 25% of the population by income has either a 0 or a negative federal tax liability.
quote: I wonder how this car is gonna be in our cold harsh winter here in the great white north. We pay significantly less for eletricity (at least in Quebec province) than our southern neighbor, so running this car would be really cheap for us. Also, it would make it a true green car, as our electricity comes from hydro-electric plant.
quote: I've got interrogations on the US powergrid though. If every car in new york city would be plugins, does it power grid could handle the charge load at night?
quote: GM will initially hopes to sell 8,000 Volts in the 2011 model year. It plans to ramp up production to eventually reach 60,000 units a year.
quote: Secretary Chu commented, "We will recapture the lead we have lost and become the world leader in clean vehicles. This is where the real work begins. I know we will succeed."
quote: Volt Could be Under $40k
quote: "We have until this summer to figure that out."