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  • 1999 Toyota RAV4

    Tom Hanks, the movie star, is also an early adopter of electric vehicles.  His 2003 Toyota RAV 4 EV is still in use today, and runs on the original batteries that came with the vehicle. Hank's RAV4 sees daily use by one of his employees.  The vehicle has just over 50,000 miles on it now and is likely one of only a few such vehicles still around. Why does this make news now?  The New Yorker recently wrote an article describing Hanks as a "green" guy and stated that he used to own one of the original GM EV1 vehicles.  Turns out, that not true and Hanks responded to the magazine to let them...

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