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When General Motors decided to auction off the first available production Chevrolet Volt to benefit the Detroit Public Schools Foundation, it probably envisioned someone with deep pockets and a strong connection to the Bowtie brand coming through with the winning bid. Well, when the dust settled, someone with someone screen name "ChargeOn" was willing to dish out nearly a quarter of a million dollars to win Chevy's plug-in. But who is ChargeOn?

The first Chevrolet Volt that was made available for sale has now been sold. Final price? $225,000. Don't worry, that's not some horrendous dealer mark-up. It's how much someone was willing to bid because a.) this is an historic car and b.) the money goes to help the Detroit Public Schools – specifically, to support math and science education in Detroit.