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TORONTO STAR: “Chris Paine on the reincarnation of the electric car.”

Fifteen years ago, a documentary called Who Killed the Electric Car? ended with a shot of a Tesla coming over a hill. It was a hopeful note for fans of battery electric vehicles, but director Chris Paine admits, he didn’t foresee the complete turnaround on the marketability of electric cars.

“This never happens in environmental battles,” he says. “Usually you’re like, ‘I’m sorry, that’s the last blue whale. You filmed it. I’m really sorry. They were beautiful.’ So, it’s really encouraging…”

I write about the fifteenth anniversary of the film “Who Killed the Electric Car?” in today’s Toronto Star. Read it HERE!