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Release Date: June 28, 2006Running Time: 90 mins.
MPAA Rating: PGBox Office: $1,677,838.00
Genre: Documentary

Cast:
Martin Sheen
Dave Barthmuss
Jim Boyd
Alec N Brooks

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Summary:
The year is 1990. California is in a pollution crisis. Smog threatens public health. Desperate for a solution, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) targets the source of its problem: auto exhaust. Inspired by a recent announcement from General Motors about an electric vehicle prototype, the Zero Emissions Mandate (ZEV) is born. It required 2% of new vehicles sold in California to be emission-free by 1998, 10% by 2003. It is the most radical smog-fighting mandate since the catalytic converter. With a jump on the competition thanks to it speed-record-breaking electric concept car, GM launches its EV1 electric vehicle in 1996. It was a revolutionary modern car, requiring no gas, no oil cha... Full Summary >>

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