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Screening of Who Killed the Electric Car?
Date Wednesday January 23
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
Mt. Diablo Peace & Justice Center, 55 Eckley Lane, Walnut Creek 94596
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorJoan Friedman
Emailinfo [at] mtdpc.org
Phone925) 933-7850
Address55 Eckley Lane, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Amid ever-increasing gas prices, this documentary delves into the short life of the GM EV1 electric car -- once all the rage in the mid-1990s and now fallen by the roadside. It was among the fastest, most efficient production cars ever built. It ran on electricity, produced no emissions, and catapulted American technology to the forefront of the automotive industry. How could such an efficient, green-friendly vehicle fail to transform our garages and skies? Filmmaker Chris Paine interviews and investigates automakers, legislators, engineers, consumers and car enthusiasts from Los Angeles to Detroit, to work through motives and alibis, and to piece together a complex puzzle.
Added to the calendar on Monday Jan 14th, 2008 1:56 PM
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