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For Immediate Release: Wednesday, March 14, 2012


Zach Seidenberg 202.638.0200


Colorado Volt Buyers Eligible for $13,500 in Tax Credits
State’s $6,000 incentive comes atop federal tax credit of up to $7,500 WHAT: DENVER – Colorado residents who purchase or lease a new Chevrolet Volt electric vehicle with extended range are eligible for a state tax credit of up to $6,000 in addition to a federal tax credit of up to $7,500 for a total price reduction of as much as $15,500. Colorado is one of a number of states that is offering a state tax credit in addition to the federal tax credit, which is subject to the customer’s eligibility. For example, Volt customers who purchase a lowemission model of the 2012 Chevrolet Volt, which is standard in California, will qualify for a $1,500 state rebate and will be eligible to drive solo in the state’s carpool lanes. A tool to determine specific state or local electric vehicle tax credits is available here. “This rebate in Colorado provides an extra incentive for those that want to purchase or drive an energyefficient and technologically advanced vehicle like the Chevrolet Volt,” said Volt Marketing Director Cristi Landy. “With the available state and federal tax credits, along with the fuel savings that many owners experience by charging daily, the Volt can fit the lifestyles and budgets of many people,” The Volt has a total driving range of up to 379 miles, based on EPA estimates. For the first 35 miles, the Volt can drive gas and tailpipe-emissions free using a full charge of electricity stored in its 16-kWh lithium-ion battery. When the Volt’s battery runs low, a gas-powered engine/generator seamlessly operates to extend the driving range another 344 miles on a full tank. Volt owners have travelled more than 10 million miles since the vehicle launched late last year. Roughly two-thirds of those miles were powered by grid electricity. WHEN: Wednesday, March 21, 2012 from 6:00 to 9:00 AM MT.

WHO: Britta Gross, Director of Global Energy, General Motors
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