Carey and Naomi Bailey of Cottage Grove own the first Chevrolet Volt to be registered in Oregon.
The Volt was voted the 2011 Motor Trend Car of the Year, but won't be released in Oregon until July at the earliest.
But Carey Bailey’s brother, who works at a dealership in California, helped his sibling acquire the Volt and had it shipped to Oregon.
Carey and Naomi Bailey said they didn’t select their $43,000 Volt on a whim. They’ve had electric cars on their radar for years, they said, but couldn’t find a model they felt matched their lifestyle.
“Everyone who walks down the street stops, and I think the entire neighborhood’s driven it,” Carey Bailey said.
Read more at The Register-Guard.