Electric Vehicles on Display at Movie Premiere Tonight

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Electric Vehicles to Exhibit at Portland Premiere

WHAT: The Oregon Electric Vehicle Association (OEVA) will be exhibiting four vehicles at the Portland Premier of the Sony Pictures Classics’ film, Who Killed the Electric Car? Vehicles being exhibited include White Zombie [www.plasmaboyracing.com], the world’s fastest ‘Street legal electric car,’ and a 1921 Milburn electric. The Milburn Light Electric Company of Toledo, Ohio [www.milburn.us/history.htm], was purchased by General Motors in 1923 and ceased operations shortly thereafter. From 1892 to 1912, electric vehicles were the main means of transportation. The vehicle exhibit is free and open to the public. Tickets for the premiere screening of Who Killed the Electric Car?, [www.whokilledtheelectriccar.com] followed by a Q&A session with the filmmaker Chris Paine are $10 and available through the event host, Livable Place, at [www.livableplace.org].

WHEN: Wednesday, July 12th, Car Exhibit 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Premiere 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

WHERE: Hollywood Theatre.

WHO: Electric-vehicle experts will be on hand to answer questions.


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