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Who Killed the Electric Car

Chelsea Sexton Explains Why Getting Butts in Electric Cars Is Top Priority

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 11.15.2014 | Green
Alison van Diggelen

An employee of GM, Sexton was part of the L.A. team tasked with leasing the first commercial electric vehicle: the EV1. When GM decided to recall the car, she became a vocal opponent of the recall, but that didn't stop the company crushing the majority of the fleet.

Revenge of the Electric Car: Plug It In on DVD

Linda Hassler | Posted 03.26.2012 | Entertainment
Linda Hassler

After making his successful 2006 film, Who Killed The Electric Car, director Chris Paine was elated to learn the auto industry was finally committing to electric cars (EVs).

Lynne Peeples

Chris Paine: Recharging Hope In The Electric Car | Lynne Peeples | Posted 12.25.2011 | Green

No villains appear in Chris Paine's new film, "Revenge of the Electric Car" -- a stark contrast to its 2006 predecessor. "Who Killed the Electric Car?...

Revenge of the Electric Car Charges Into Theaters

Michael Rose | Posted 12.23.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Rose

What Revenge of the Electric Car makes clear is that designing, engineering, building and marketing this transportation revolution isn't going to be easy. Making it affordable and keeping the enthusiasm alive inside the car companies is going to be challenging.

Chatting with Rickie Lee Jones and NRBQ's Terry Adams, Plus Miss Derringer's New Video and Hot Water Music's New Single

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.19.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


Jump-Starting the Fan Base

Chris Paine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Chris Paine

Five years after Who Killed the Electric Car, we have a new documentary and a dramatic new era both for electric cars and movie distribution. How the world's changed.

Lighting Up and Lifting Off The Ground: Conversations With Shawn Mullins and Chely Wright

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The Thorns absolutely has been my radar since it was first issued. Now, he's been the songwriter's songwriter for a long time: care to go into some of the Shawn Mullins story?

Hummer v. Hybrid at the Oscars

Matt Petersen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Matt Petersen

Regardless of the Prius' fate, we will continue our Red Carpet Green Cars campaign. Heck, we might even see someone ride a bike to the Oscars this yea.

Let California Lead: the Green Economy and Lessons from 1990's Zero Emissions Vehicle Mandate

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan Kim

California has always represented a better future, and we seem more impatient to get there than anyone else. The examples are endless: the settlers ri...

Rethinking Who Killed the Electric Car?: How GM Doubled Down on Dinosaurs

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jonathan Kim

Instead of embracing the inevitable future of the auto industry, GM decided to be the #1 producer of dinosaurs.

Ford's Giant Green Leap

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrea Chalupa

Given the crisis we face, we should all be driving around in zero-emission vehicles. Forget the flying car and living like the Jetsons! We need cars that don't emit C02, now.

GM Must Re-Make the Mass Transit System it Murdered

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

GM's special role in history must now evolve into using its infrastructure to restore the mass transit system -- and ecological balance -- it has helped destroy.

Dead Electric Car's Manual For Sale On eBay -- For $100K

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Car culture blog Jalopnik noted that an original owner's manual for the long-gone iconic General Motors EV-1 electric car was on eBay for a million bu...