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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 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.