Who Killed the Electric Car?

 

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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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