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Revenge of the electric car

Author: Chris PaineTim RobbinsP G MorganJessie DeeterDavid RobbinsAll authors
Publisher: Oley, Pa. : Bullfrog Films, [2011]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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By 2006, as many as 5,000 electric cars were destroyed by the major car companies that built them. Today, the electric car is back with a vengeance. Without using a single drop of foreign oil, this new generation of car is America's future: fast, furious, and cleaner than ever. It's not just the next generation of green cars that's on the line, it's the future of the automobile itself.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Paine; Tim Robbins; P G Morgan; Jessie Deeter; David Robbins; Thaddeus Wadleigh; Elon Musk; Bob Lutz; Chris A Peterson; WestMidWest Productions (Firm); Bullfrog Films.
ISBN: 193777208X 9781937772086
OCLC Number: 786187677
Language Note: In English with optional English captions.
Notes: Videodisc release of the 2011 documentary film.
Bonus features: Tribecca Film Fest post-screening discussion (34 min.), bonus footage (20 min.), interviews (25 min.).
Credits: Director of photography, Thaddeus Wadleigh ; music, David Robbins ; editor, Chris A. Peterson.
Performer(s): Narrator: Tim Robbins ; featuring Elon Musk, Bob Lutz [and others].
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD format ; NTSC ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Contents: Introduction --
Mr. Detroit --
Rocket man --
The outsider --
The warrior --
Free fall --
Crisis of confidence --
The art of war --
The long shadow --
Dog eat dog --
Leap of faith.
Responsibility: WestMidWest Productions presents ; a film by Chris Paine ; produced by Jessie Deeter, P.G. Morgan ; directed by Chris Paine ; written by P.G. Morgan, Chris Paine.

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By 2006, as many as 5,000 electric cars were destroyed by the major car companies that built them. Today, the electric car is back with a vengeance. Without using a single drop of foreign oil, this new generation of car is America's future: fast, furious, and cleaner than ever. It's not just the next generation of green cars that's on the line, it's the future of the automobile itself.

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Revenge of the Electric Car

(EMRO user published 2012-06-28 ) Very Good Permalink
Director and writer, Chris Paine presents a different perspective on the future of the electric car in this documentary. Though the environmental arguments favoring the movement are explored, the majority of the emphasis is placed on the business case for electric cars through four different automotive...
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