Posted on: June 23, 2020

Electric vehicles have come a long way since the 1890s

Electric cars have been around a lot longer than today’s Tesla Motors or even the General Motors EV1 of the late 1990s. In fact, electric cars appeared long before the internal-combustion sort, and dreamers have never stopped trying to make them work both on the road and as a business proposition.

Did you know Scotland-native William Morrison was one of the first inventors to create an electric vehicle for America’s streets? ­Twenty-four batteries under the seats provided the carriage with just 4 horsepower and a top speed of 20 mph as it rolled on steel-clad wooden wheels!

CLICK HERE to read this wonderful article on the history of the Electric Car!

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