• 1958 Plymouth Fury used in filming the movie 'Christine', photo via Wikimedia Commons

    Who knew? Stephen King, creator of perhaps the most malevolent car ever envisioned--Christine, the homicidal 1958 Plymouth Fury of both novel and movie fame--is an electric car fan. In particular, he loves the family's 2011 Chevrolet Volt, the range-extended electric vehicle that plugs in to recharge its lithium-ion battery pack for a range of 25 to 40 miles. After that, the Volt switches to its engine to generate the electric power that carries it another 300 or so miles. King gave a rare interview to the Sarasota Herald-Tribune at that city's downtown parking structure, to increase interest...

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