Who Killed the Electric Car?



In 1996, electric cars began to appear on roads all over California. They were quiet and fast, produced no exhaust and ran without gasoline… Ten years later, these cars were destroyed.

“[The film] is about why the only kind of cars that we can drive run on oil. And for a while there was a terrific alternative, a pure electric car,” said director Chris Paine.

Read a review of Who Killed the Electric Car? and find more resources on electric cars.

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