Electric Car Avoids Gas Pumps

Holdridge said he gets 35 miles to the charge with his GEM neighborhood electric car, which costs about 35 cents in electricity.

Published: 30-May-2007

COLUMBUS, Ohio - As gas prices continued to rise throughout central Ohio, one man told 10TV how his car is able to go without a single trip to the pump.

Fred Holdridge's car does not use gas. He puts the pedal to the metal and the car hums to life, and turns heads everywhere it goes, 10TV News reported.

"Well first they ask me how fast it goes," Holdridge said. "I say, '60 miles per hour,' and they say, 'Wow!' And I'll say, 'No, 25 miles per hour.'"

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