PHOTO CAPTION: Captain Kaffee takes delivery of his 2011 Volt electric hybrid.

First Chevy Volt Delivered to Customer

Jeffrey Kaffee, a retired airline pilot, took delivery at Gearhart Chevrolet in Denville, NJ.

Published: 17-Dec-2010

Retired airline pilot Jeffrey Kaffee on Wednesday became the first customer in the United States to take delivery of a Chevrolet Volt electric vehicle with extended range capability.

Kaffee returned early from a vacation to pick up his Volt at Gearhart Chevrolet in Denville, N.J. His is one of 360 Volts being shipped this week from the Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant. Others were delivered to Chevrolet dealers in the Washington, D.C., area and are en route to California and Austin, Texas.

Kaffee is trading in a Toyota Prius hybrid for his Volt.

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