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'Who Killed The Electric Car?' getting another sequel

It's a story about transportation in the 21st Century.

Director Chris Paine tells us that he's going to start working on another sequel to 'Who Killed The Electric Car?' this summer.

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Film Review: Revenge of the Electric Car

If you've paid any sort of regular attention to websites like AutoblogGreen over the past four years, the movie Revenge of the Electric Car will feel awfully familiar. Many of the events in the film were written about at the time on these pages, so it's fair to say that none of our long-term readers will need any spoiler warnings for this article. What director Chris Paine has done here is whittle down years of plug-in vehicle

Revenge of the Electric Car will premiere on Earth Day (April 22) in NYC

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"Revenge of the Electric Car" Trailer Drops

It's not often that documentaries breed sequels, but if ever a nonfiction film deserved to have a part two, this is it. "Revenge of the Electric Car" is the sequel to director Chris Paine's 2006 documentary, "Who Killed the Electric Car." We interviewed Paine in Translogic Episode 3.4, but he didn't give us much in the way of specifi

Video: Revenge of the Electric Car trailer arrives

Revenge of the Electric Car movie trailer – Click above to watch video Sebastian Blanco

Plug In America turns five: Paul Scott looks back and ahead

Plug In America has played a serious role in the re-emergence of the electric vehicle over the past – um, how long now? oh, yeah – five years. To celebrate, the "motley crew" of activists who were fed up with putting gasoline into their cars is holding a fifth anniversary party this coming weekend in Los Angeles (details here). We look forward to seeing the group's "Gas Vs. Electric"

Driving Sustainability: Chris Paine checks in via Skype, shows off "Revenge" clip

It makes sense that filmmaker Chris Paine (of Who Killed The Electric Car? fame) would appear at the Driving Sustainability conference via online video. Paine appeared on a panel that discussed the benefits and challenges of transformative technologies. If any tech is transformative, electric vehicles (EVs) certainly are.

Revenge of the Electric Car coming to a theater near you... sometime

Remember the documentary "Who killed the Electric Car?" Director Chris Paine created the film in 2005 and 2006 to bemoan the decision of some automakers to kill off their electric car programs. It's now five years later and Paine and company are back with a vengeance videotaping "Revenge of the Electric Car."

Plug-In 2010: Bill Nye, Chelsea Sexton return for public night panel

Bill Nye, "The Science Guy," Jessie Deeter, the producer of Who Killed The Electric Car? and Revenge of the Electric Car, and our own Chelsea Sexton took to the stag

WTF of the Day: Was Mel Gibson "a wee bit unhinged" talking about his EV1?

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Fingering the suspect (you) in the EV's death, again

it may not be the most original take on the question of why we don't have a robust EV infrastructure in America today, but Michael Kanellos's post over on CNET on just who killed the electric car is nonetheless a very good read.

Electric vehicles waiting at a theater near you

Will historians mark post-Katrina and the resulting high gas prices the return of the electric car? That may be what EV supporters are hoping. As gas prices continue to remain high and "Who Killed the Electric Car?" still on many people's 'Must See' list, supporters are parking their EVs in front or near theaters to answer questions and pass out flyers to continue sparks of interest from the public.

Exclusive Q&A with Chelsea Sexton about the EV1, why the Prius gets a 'C', and who really killed the electric car

You don't have to spend much time talking with Chelsea Sexton to realize she is passionate about electric vehicles. Sexton has been part of the EV debate that started in the 1990s with the debut of General Motor's first mass-production all-electric vehicle, the EV1. Sexton worked for GM, leasing the EV1 to customers and working on marketing strategies, until late 2001, when she was laid off and GM stopped the EV1 program. The EV1's story is told in the new film "Sebastian Blanco

PBS' NOW asks who did what to the electric car

Getting ready for the new documentary "Who Killed The Electric Car?" that is coming to theatres this summer, the PBS program NOW dedicates its show this week to discussing the film and electric cars in general. This page gives a brief description of the show itself and here's

Who Killed the Electric Car? Opens June 28

I finally got around to checking out the trailer for the new documentary "Who Killed The Electric Car?" on the Sony Classics website. I'm a big fan of documentary films because they can convey a lot of information easily and in such a way that people are willing to receive it, even pay for it. Of course, the medium is easily abused and discounted, so it's kind of a treacherous field to play in. Still, the trailer makes this film