Who Killed the Electric Car?-2006

Title:Who Killed the Electric Car?
Release Date:2006
Imdb Rating:7.7
Director:Chris Paine
Stars:Martin Sheen,Tom Hanks,Mel Gibson,Reverend Gadget,Dave Barthmuss,Ed Begley Jr.,Jim Boyd,Alec N. Brooks,Alan Cocconi,John R. Dabels,Phyllis Diller,Colette Divine,Tom Everhart,David Freeman,Frank Gaffney,Greg Hanssen
Storyline:With gasoline prices approaching $4/gallon, fossil fuel shortages, unrest in oil producing regions around the globe and mainstream consumer adoption and adoption of the hybrid electric car (more than 140,000 Prius' sold this year), this story couldn't be more relevant or important. The foremost goal in making this movie is to educate and enlighten audiences with the story of this car, its place in history and in the larger story of our car culture and how it enables our continuing addiction to foreign oil. This is an important film with an important message that not only calls to task the officials who squelched the Zero Emission Vehicle mandate, but all of the other accomplices, government, the car companies, Big Oil, even Eco-darling Hydrogen as well as consumers, who turned their backs on the car and embrace embracing instead the SUV. Our documentary investigates the death and resurrection of the electric car, as well as the role of renewable energy and sustainable living in our ...