Tucked away in this little USA Today story on the resurgence of electric cars is this interesting tidbit, about GM’s reaction to Who Killed the Electric Car?:

Fighting back, GM has bought a paid-search link on Google.com that shows up whenever the name of the movie or one its stars is typed into the search engine. The blog item says the EV1 was a commercial flop and that its engineering advances are being incorporated into GM’s next wave of hybrid and other advanced vehicles.

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