January 04, 2007

Today in Automotive History

1996 : No gas tank on board

GM Chairman John Smith stands with the EV-1 electric car after announcing its arrival at a news conference in Los AngelesGeneral Motors announced that it would release an electric car, the EV-1, in the fall. The EV-1 was sold through GM's Saturn dealerships, and met with modest success. While sales have been quite modest by the standards of internal-combustion cars, the EV-1 is the best-selling electric consumer car of its time.

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