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Wagoner the EV1

In yesterday’s edition of The New Times contributing editor, Garrett, commenting on the resignation of Wagoner as CEO of General Motors whether he ll be remembered as the chief who nearly drove General off a cliff or the martyr who sacrificed in G.M.’s darkest hour to the company would receive of the government bailout money G.M. needed to survive”

a good question. Grant’s summary of Wagoner’s eight-year as CEO to some extent tells hisd lot about how the company got into the shape it is today.

it is hard to ignore the zigzagging of Mr. Wagoner’s tenure: It was the truck then it was the green car leader, an car company and then the red-white-and-blue automaker. It championed flex-fuel and E85 only to backtrack to “gas Several times it would badge-engineering, in which several would offer essentially the car with minor differences. Yet each new model it would to the strategy.

Its failure to design minivans, for instance, was compounded by each of its divisions to sell its own

This may be a good time to another look at Chris s Who Killed The Electric Car. will be broadcast on More evening.

The battery powered produced by General Motors, is deemed to be one of   most efficient cars ever built. It no emissions and put General Motors ahead of other American car in terms of technology

Those few who lucky enough to have one –and the programme explains why were so few were wedded to it for So, the documentary asks, why did General crush its fleet of EV1 electric into landfill sites in desert?

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Geoffrey Macnab.   in his piece for The on the 4th August 2006, was not convinced Paine’s documentary does to the subject.

If Chris Paine s were half as well as General Motors super-sleek, EV1 (the electric car whose it laments), it would be a film to Unfortunately, this documentary has put together in such a clunky that it mutes its own arguments and risks stalling.

This is the story of how big business the attempts to introduce an electric car in California in the mid 1990s. Paine has an impressive array of interviewees. range from former EV such as Mel Gibson (relaxed, and not in the slightest belligerent) to journalists, activists, politicians, engineers and ex-CIA boss R James

What they have to say is fascinating. The problem is that hasn t found a way to organise his heads. The whodunit conceit is and contrived.


There is a suspicion, too, many of those drivers who to stop GM crushing their EVs in landfill sites in Arizona t doing so out of eco-altrusim. The real was simply that they had in love with their cars and wanted them

For all it s flaws, Paine s film give us some insight why GM and Wagoner failed to capatilise on the EV1 s strengths

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