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Old December 8th, 2006, 12:33 AM   #19
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Originally Posted by monkeyevil View Post
The movie talked about everything but the last point. I assumed the last point though. Half of the video was about hippies wanting to buy their lease EV1's... and I don't believe that was ever an option anyway.

I suspect liability was a big part of why GM didn't want to sell them. Without more research they could never perdict what would happen to those vehicles when they started to wear out. All it would take would be 1 person zapped by a failing electrical system and they'ed be paying out another billion in a lawsuit.
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