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Documentary released in 2006 by Chris Paine

It’s hard to imagine that in the early 1900s almost a third of the cars were electric.

I recently rewatched the documentary, “Who Killed the Electric Car?” directed by Chris Paine and released back in 2006. As we see the global transition to electric cars we seem to forget that it’s not the first wave, but the third wave of the revolution. You know what they say: third time’s the charm!

The manufacturers and engineers of gas cars would drive electric between work and home. However, the first blow to the industry was with the Ford Model T through innovation in mass production and manufacturing capabilities. Soon, the electric car became 2.5x …


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