23 Apr '11, 8am

The Electric [Car] Strikes Back!

Almost a decade later, the electric car has been resurrected as told through Paine’s sequel “The Revenge of the Electric Car” . The film will bring audiences into the boardrooms and manufacturing facilities of several of the major auto manufacturers now jockeying for first mover advantage in the race to be the leader in the electric vehicle category. Featured in the film are Nissan and General Motors who have both entered the market with distinct offerings within the past year. Last December, GM entered the fray with the Chevy Volt , a first of its kind ‘Plug in Hybrid’ electric car with extended range. It’s basically an electric plus gas car in one. Nissan hit the market at about the same time with the Nissan Leaf , the most mass produced and affordable all electric vehicle in North America. With a ‘before tax break’ MSRP of $32,780, the Leaf is $7500 below the Volt’s ‘be...

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/04/revenge-of-the-electr...

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