Who Killed the Electric Car? is a documentary film that explores the birth, limited commercialization, and subsequent death of the battery electric vehicle in the United States, specifically the General Motors EV1 of the 1990s. The film explores the roles of automobile manufacturers, the oil industry, the US government, batteries, hydrogen vehicles, and consumers in limiting the development and adoption of this technology.

Duration
2 min 15 sec

Views
19,055

Posted On
November 01, 2007
Director
Chris Paine

Writer
Chris Paine

Studio
Sony Pictures Classics

Release
June 26, 2006
Cast
Tom Hanks(from a recording)
Mel Gibson
Chelsea Sexton
Ralph Nader
Joseph J. Romm
Trailer Tracks
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