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Old 03-25-2009, 07:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Video: GM EV1 corporate vid on Autoline site

Found this vid about the EV1 on the Autoline Detroit web site:



Blast From the Past: A look back at the EV1 - John's Journal on Autoline Detroit

It's a corporate look at the car, goes through its features.

I learned a few new things. (The "coastdown" button on the gear shift lever didn't do what I would have guessed - it actually engages regenerative mode with deceleration similar to downshifting a conventional transmission.)

It's hard to believe these cars were on the road only about 6 years ago.

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Old 03-25-2009, 08:57 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Awesome video. I think it's pretty sad that if they reproduced the ev1 exactly how it was it would probably be one of the most advanced cars on the road.
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Why dont they put it back into production with updated electronics and possibly lithium batteries?
They have already done all the development on it.

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