Berkeley man become first Bay Area Volt owner

BERKELEY, Calif.

The electric plug-in hybrid has a range of up to 379 miles per charge. It runs on its batteries for about 25 to 50 miles before a gas-powered generator kicks in.

Wang says he will be able to make his 10-mile trip to work and back without buying a drop of gas.

Wang paid about $42,000 for his new Volt.

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