Detroit, Michigan – The first Chevrolet Volt available for sale has brought US$225,000 in an online auction, with the money going to charity.

Chevrolet will announce the auction winner and present the proceeds to the Detroit Public Schools Foundation after verifying the final bid.

The Volt bears the vehicle identification number ending in BU100002 and includes a 240-volt charging station and home installation.

All proceeds from the auction will benefit the foundation’s support of science, technology, engineering and math initiatives for Detroit public school students.

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