WHO KILLED THE ELECTRIC CAR (2006 USA)


Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.3|5.0 Starsìììì

Who Killed the Electric Car explores, documentary style, the introduction of the first electric car in 1884 through the production of the EV1 from 1996 to 1999 to the decision to remove the EV cars from highways. The film is well organized, thoughtful, and informative.

Storyline

This documentary explores the interplay between Federal Government and big business in adopting or derailing new technology.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Chris Paine for directing effort. Thank you to Executive Producers Dean Devlin, Richard D. Titus, and Tavin Marin Titus for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Narrator (voice of Martin Sheen), Himself (Reverend Gadget), Himself (Dave Barthmuss), Himself (Ed Begley Jr.), Himself (Jim Boyd), Himself (Alec N. Brooks), Himself (Alan Cocconi), Himself (John R. Dabels), Herself (Phyllis Diller), Herself (Colette Divine), and Tom Everhart.


Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. This film documents an important part of transportation history.

Ben Meyers

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