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Obama proposes $7,500 EV purchase rebates for 2011

January 30, 2011

President Obama reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to rapidly growing the U.S. electric car industry in his State of the Union speech on January 25. The investment, which includes a proposal for $7,500 on-the-spot rebates for new electric car purchases during 2011, is part of a plan for the U.S. to become the first nation with 1 million “advanced technology vehicles” on its roadways.

“Revenge of the Electric Car” trailer released

December 9, 2010

“Revenge of the Electric Car” is a new documentary from director Chris Paine, who also directed “Who Killed the Electric Car.” The new film, coming in Spring 2011, focuses on the dramatic resurgence of the electric car around the world, “tracks the electrifying race to challenge the age of gasoline,” according to its promoters.