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EV1 Aficionados Fight Model's Demise

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EV1 Aficionados Fight Model's Demise

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A General Motors EV1.

A General Motors EV1. Department of Energy hide caption

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A once cutting edge electric automobile is now headed for the scrap heap. General Motors is reclaiming hundreds of EV1's, but many people who once drove the cars don't want to let them go.

NPR's Luke Burbank has the story of how that's produced something of a standoff at a GM facility in Southern California.

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