This week General Motors announced it will close four of its pickup and SUV plants and may end production of the Hummer. The news comes as gas tops four dollars and thirty cents a gallon in the Bay Area. As drivers increasingly look toward hybrids and mass transit for some relief, has the time finally come for one car technology that needs no gasoline at all? Amy Standen reports.

Who Will Revive the Electric Car? 22 June,2011QUEST Staff

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