17 Oct '11, 6pm

GM's EV1: The Best Electric Car Ever?: For many, the subject conjures up images of truckloads of cars being need...

GM's EV1: The Best Electric Car Ever?: For many, the subject conjures up images of truckloads of cars being need...

Even today, if you want to make an engineer's blood boil, there's a good chance you can do it by mentioning General Motors' EV1, produced from 1996 to 1999. For many, the subject conjures up images of truckloads of cars being needlessly hauled off to the crusher. A significant number of engineers, who have torn down and evaluated electric cars, see the EV1 as a monument to the art of automotive engineering. If it used today's lithium-ion batteries, they say, no electric vehicle ever made could touch it.

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