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Chevy Volt's "Voltec" home charging unit will be just $490, but installation is still expensive

by Sebastian Blanco (RSS feed) on Oct 6th, 2010 at 12:00PM

Sure, the sticker price for the 240V Voltec home charging unit designed to quickly and efficiently recharge the Chevrolet Volt is a wallet-friendly $490, but this is a case where reading the fine print is important. That's because the cost to install this charger in your garage is slightly more. General Motors estimates that installation of the Voltec unit will cost you around $1,475, so we're talking about a near $2,000 premium to have your Volt suck down electrons faster than it would if just plugged into a wall. The Volt can charge just fine from a standard outlet and comes with a... Read More

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