This documentary explores the birth and death of the electric car in the United States. It is the tragic story of an environmentally friendly technology which could have conquered the market already in the1990s.
The film explores the roles of automobile manufacturers, the oil industry, the US government and consumers in limiting the development and adoption of this technology.
Watch the whole film here.
Here you can visit the official website www.whokilledtheelectriccar.com
Now 10 years after the film 'Who killed the Electric Car?' the filmmakers are just about to release the follow up called 'The Revenge of the Electric Car'. The car industry finally realised the inevitable future of battery powered cars and a race of competition started to unfold.
Watch the trailer here and look out for screenings which might come up in your local cinema soon.