Report: With EV1, GM sparked the era of the electric car but didn’t follow throughReport: With EV1, GM sparked the era of the electric car but didn’t follow through

1996 General Motors EV1With Earth Day approaching, it’s worth remembering the first modern dedicated electric car from a major automaker—the General Motors EV1. Industry trade journal Automotive News is publishing a series of articles (some paywalled) on the EV1, looking back on a car that once seemed like a dead end, but may have in fact been a prelude to the…With Earth Day approaching, it’s worth remembering the first modern dedicated electric car from a major automaker—the General Motors EV1. Industry trade journal Automotive News is publishing a series of articles (some paywalled) on the EV1, looking back on a car that once seemed like a dead end, but may have in fact been a prelude to the…1996 General Motors EV1With Earth Day approaching, it’s worth remembering the first modern dedicated electric car from a major automaker—the General Motors EV1. Industry trade journal Automotive News is publishing a series of articles (some paywalled) on the EV1, looking back on a car that once seemed like a dead end, but may have in fact been a prelude to the…With Earth Day approaching, it’s worth remembering the first modern dedicated electric car from a major automaker—the General Motors EV1. Industry trade journal Automotive News is publishing a series of articles (some paywalled) on the EV1, looking back on a car that once seemed like a dead end, but may have in fact been a prelude to the…