Electric Car History

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The electric vehicle first around 1830 . The first to invent the electric car was Robert . a Scottish businessman. A small of the electric car was actually built by Becker in 1935 . Christopher was an assistant to Professor Sirbrandus of the Netherlands, who had him build it.

In 1842 . Davenport and Robert Davidson . an and Scotsmen, built an electric car was even more successful. were also the first to use non-rechargeable electric cells.

and Great Britain were the first countries that in great support of the electric In 1865 . Gaston Plante up with a storage battery was even better then In 1881 . the storage battery was improved and this helped to get the car on its path to the public.

Before the introduction of the ICE vehicle . combustion engines, the electric car was in its numbers regarding speed and Camille Janatzy held a of beating more then 62 per hour in 1899 riding in his Contente rocket shaped car, going just 65 miles per hour.

The first into the United States of the car was in New York City with . The electric car was doing well and outsold gasoline powered in the early 1900 s for a time. The car was sold to upper class and was said to be a good car for women they were a clean, running car. The downside to the car at this point was its speed it was only able to go about 20 per hour.

Electric cars were the to sell in the early 1900 s, over the competition of gasoline cars and and steam based There were advantages the electric car had over the competition at point. The electric cars did not as did gasoline and steam based and it did not have the smell of a gasoline car

With gasoline based shifting was very difficult, shifting was not required with an car. Steam vehicles a long time to start up, on cold mornings. Electric did not have this problem.

Plus, most driving was locally as those were the roads so this was the perfect use of the car.


The electric car was the popular made by many for some Then the decline came When America started to roads that connected cities in the 1920 s . cars had better long range needed, something the electric did not have. Also the price of became more affordable the Texas crude oil was reduced. allowed more purchasing with the average customer.

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The for the hand crank was no longer in when Charles Kettering the electric starter . While the of the electric vehicle was rising, powered cars were Henry Ford was a mass of the gas run vehicles and this made affordable and available more

Even though some like construction vehicles, still electric based, the was completely phased out in the 1930 s. are some fork lifts are electric based and also carts that are still in use

Today there are over electric vehicles being in the United States. Fortune in 2007, said that are eleven companies that are on making electric based that are capable of running on the in a few years. Miles Electric is also planning on making an vehicle of this capacity the XS500.

Dodge has talked about an car called the Dodge Zeo, but as of yet has come of it. Other major car are also in talks about electric vehicles so the prospects of in the future are looking good.

are benefits of having electric in use today, especially those associated with the environment. The chemicals from the current being emitted in our atmosphere are it worse while electric would help eliminate harsh chemicals.

Also, not gas powered cars would our countries dependancy on others for the but at the same time the way our economy is that would require the of these vehicles to be attainable by the American. Something that may be for the auto companies to do.

As with all products, the producers of electric vehicles are going to to take on the task of convincing why they should buy an electric This may be difficult as they been known to be dishonest in area.

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