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Who killed the electric car? : lack of consumer confidence-- or conspiracy?

Author: Ralph NaderEd BegleyMartin SheenPeter HortonChris PaineAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Widescreen edView all editions and formats
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Running solely on electricity, General Motors' fleet of EV-1 electric vehicles were so efficient, they were on the brink of altering the future of driving in America - perhaps even the world. Those lucky enough to drive one gave it glowing reviews. So why were they all destroyed? Narrated by Martin Sheen and featuring on screen contributions with Ed Begley Jr., Ralph Nader and Alexandra Paul, Who Killed the Electric  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Feature films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Nader; Ed Begley; Martin Sheen; Peter Horton; Chris Paine; Jessie Deeter; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm); Electric Entertainment.
ISBN: 1424819547 9781424819546
OCLC Number: 370237315
Language Note: Closed-captioned. English dialogue with French subtitles.
Notes: Special features: "Jump-starting the future" ; Deleted scenes ; Meeky Rosie Music Video "Forever."
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Credits: Narrator, Martin Sheen ; director of photography, Thaddeus Wadleigh ; editors, Michael Kovalenko, Chris A. Peterson ; original music, Michael Brook.
Performer(s): Interviews, Ed Begley Jr., Peter Horton, Ralph Nader.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG; for brief mild language.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 93 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, 1.78: 1 anamorphic widescreen ; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Responsibility: a Sony Pictures Classics release ; Electric Entertainment presents a Dean Devlin/Plinyminor production, a film by Chris Paine ; produced by Jessie Deeter ; written and directed by Chris Paine.

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Running solely on electricity, General Motors' fleet of EV-1 electric vehicles were so efficient, they were on the brink of altering the future of driving in America - perhaps even the world. Those lucky enough to drive one gave it glowing reviews. So why were they all destroyed? Narrated by Martin Sheen and featuring on screen contributions with Ed Begley Jr., Ralph Nader and Alexandra Paul, Who Killed the Electric Car? is a murder mystery like no other, as it unravels the puzzling demise of a vehicle that could have saved the environment and America's dangerous addiction to foreign oil.

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