Blast From the Past: A look back at the EV1

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Uploaded on Jul 14, 2008

A decade ago GM's electric car, the EV1, was a flop in the marketplace. But with gas over four dollars a gallon it would probably attract a lot more attention today.

Back when it was launched, the EV1 was revolutionary. It had a host of innovative features like regenerative braking and light-weight construction. But none of that could stop GM from pulling the plug on the program just a few years ago.

Take a look at this GM corporate video from the Autoline archives which highlights many of the EV1's features and shows how relevant the car is today.

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