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    Video: Looking back at the Citation IV concept that likely shaped the GM EV1
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    Those who forget history are condemned to repeat it. We're not sure how that applies to the GM EV1, but we'd still like to share something from Autoline Daily, an online automotive new show with our friend John McElroy. He's been covering the business for decades now and recently found something ...

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    Putting an EV1 in the Smithsonian: not then and maybe not now, either
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    The storied General Motors' EV1 is in the spotlight once again, thanks to the "Race to the Museum" public voting promotion at the National Museum of American History. A main subject of the 2006 film Who Killed the Electric Car?, most EV1s were destroyed in 2003. A few were made inoperable and ...

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    EV1, Sunraycer finalists for Smithsonian's American History display; Vote now!
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    The recently renovated National Museum of American History – Click above to cast your vote
    The Smithsonian Institution's collection of treasures extends far beyond what's actually on display in its D.C. museums. Ranging from ancient artifacts to modern marvels, this bit is likely to ...

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    At Witz' End: The more I drive it, the more the Nissan Leaf is (and isn't) like an EV1
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    Nissan Leaf EV – Click above for high-res image gallery
    I've written about the ways that the Nissan Leaf and the General Motors EV1 are similar before, but while driving a Leaf recently on lovely country (and some city) roads around Nissan's Franklin, TN headquarters, I was struck once ...

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    Former GM EV1 product manager discusses why Nissan Leaf won't flop
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    While the current crop of electric vehicles are a far cry from the failed attempts to produce commercially viable electrics back in the mid-90s, many still doubt that EVs can be successful. Much of that doubt stems from the multi-billion dollar flop from GM known as the EV1. The EV1 was the ...

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    At Witz' End: GM EV1 - The Real Story, Q&A II
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    Editor's Note: If you missed Gary's previous articles on the history of GM's EV1, please start here. This post is the second of three posts where he answers reader questions that the EV1 series raised. Part I is here and Part III will run tomorrow. Gary's promised to move on to current and relevant ...

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    Bob Lutz: EV1 never coming back
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    Our friend John McElroy isn't the only person out there who thinks that General Motors should dust off the old EV1 program and re-release it for public consumption again. Apparently, a passionate electric car enthusiast copied Mr. Bob Lutz himself on a letter suggesting that the EV1 needs to be ...

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    Fingering the suspect (you) in the EV's death, again
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    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. Take this line as an example: "This is General Motors and Ford Motor ...

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    Who killed the jet powered electric car? Nobody... see the video!
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    The press and consumers alike are already questioning so-called green cars like the pricey hybrids from Lexus as to just how "green" they really are. The same goes for the Prius, as the well-known debate over whether the "well to wheel" environmental cost is not only just not worth it, but worse ...

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    The Truth About Cars: Hard-core EV freaks and eco-poseurs are going to love the Tesla
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    The first time that The Truth About Cars wrote about the Tesla Roadster, the results were less than thrilling to fans of the electric sports car. They have since decided that the vehicle is worthy of another of their editorials. This time, how will their readers react? In this latest editorial, ...

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    Not all the electric cars were killed
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    A couple of years back fans of the GM EV1 electric car got very upset when GM decided to take back all the cars that they had leased. Someone even made a movie about it. There was a big uproar over the fact that the EV1s were the be crushed. However, not all of the cars were in fact destroyed. ...

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

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