SAN FRANCISCO -- Today in San Francisco and tomorrow in Oslo, Global Exchange, Greenpeace, Rainforest Action Network and an international grassroots coalition will protest Ford Motor Company's plans to destroy of all of its TH!NK zero emission electric vehicles (EV) in the United States, the most fuel efficient cars in its oil addicted fleet. The transatlantic actions are the latest from Jumpstart Ford, the global grassroots movement to end Ford's five year oil binge and compel America's worst-ranked automaker to produce a fleet of environmentally ethical, zero emissions vehicles.
WHO: EV drivers, environmental and human rights activists, veterans, representatives from local government and impacted communities
WHAT: Flag-draped funeral for Ford TH!NK EVs as drivers reluctantly turn over their cars to be crushed
WHEN: TODAY at 12:00 noon (Monday, August 23, 2004)
WHERE: S&C Ford, 2001 Market Street @ Dolores, San Francisco