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Thought of the Day: Politics and Electric Cars (Nikki, March 19, 2014)

Nikki responds to Mark’s thoughts from yesterday on electric cars in films and on TV, and ponders why electric cars are so politically divisive.  

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  • Chris O

    A plug-in Prius is featured in the “Under the Dome” series. Not sure if associating EVs as something to fall back on in a post apocalyptic scenario is very helpful though. Generally I predict a limited future for EVs in movies and series. They just don’t generate the right sort of dramatic noises to feed the Dolby surround sound track.

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