March 2, 2011

Retired Oil Executive gets Volt!

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – James Brazell spent 40 years working for Texaco, ultimately retiring from the oil company as the coordinator of its worldwide exploration and production activities. So what is he doing driving a Crystal Red Chevrolet Volt electric car?

“We know that the oil supply is a finite resource,” the 84-year-old retiree said. “We also know that oil will eventually become a scarcity, we just don’t know when.

“I believe electric vehicles like the Volt are an important step towards reducing our dependence on oil, while renewable sources of energy – like wind, solar, and hydrological power – will all play a role in producing clean energy for electric vehicles.”

Brazell placed a deposit for a Volt in 2008, more than two years before the car went on sale. When he learned the Washington D.C. area would be an initial launch market, he decided to purchase a Volt from Lindsay Chevrolet in Woodbridge, Va.

He said he felt it would be the best electric vehicle for his needs:

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