It's bare bones at this point, but the first official product from the Revenge of the Electric Car movement is now available. It's the Revenge of the Electric Car website and if you want to follow director Chris Paine and his crew as they film the sequel to follow-up to next movie after Who Killed The Electric Car? in spots around the world. So far, the site has a few blog posts and a FAQ and lists Paines upcoming speaking dates (he's in Idaho today). The FAQ tells us that the new movie "will be
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One of the highlights of Day One of the Santa Monica Alt Car Expo was spending an hour with "Who Killed the Electric Car?" director Chris Paine and hearing stories about making both that film and his sequel-in-progress. While he said the studio/lawyers would not let him show any clips from the new film, he did say they've been filming for a while now and they really got serious about a month ago. The crew has so far visited the GM tech center in Warren, the Volt unveiling and Iceland. He also sh
A screening of Who Killed the Electric Car? doesn't usually merit a post. I mean, this is a 2006 movie that is available pretty much everywhere these days. But at the Torrance Public Library in Torrance, California next weekend, you'll be able to watch the movie and then talk about the film with people who appear in the film. I'm not sure who will all be there, but Plug In America let us know that big-time electric vehicle advocate Chelsea Sexton will be on hand. A few EVs will be parked at the
On March 27, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) is voting to revise its ZEV program. The program once proudly called for 10 percent of all vehicles sold in California to be zero emission and resulted in thousands of electric vehicles on the road. The revision, however, "will profoundly weaken the program again instead of propelling our country toward a pollution-free future," Plug In America's letter states. Instead of the 10 percent mandate, the proposal would merely require each of Amer