One of the old Latin sayings was: “Historia magistra vitae est” in translation “history is life’s teacher”. The main idea behind that saying is that the study of the past should serve as a lesson to the future. With that in mind we have prepared a few interesting links/materials for you to read.
The list of manufacturers of electric automobiles above is from the July-August 1970 issue of Antique Automobile, a publication of the “Antique Automobile Club of America“. It is reprinted here with their permission.
Paul Ridden in 2011 wrote about museum team in Germany that recreated the world first electric car. Extremely Informative article and great photos. http://www.gizmag.com/autovision-museum-recreates-ayrton-and-perry-electric-car/20528/
Here you can read about the one of the first electric car competitions.
Additional info for all EV’s aficionado’s: http://www.hybrid-vehicle.org/hybrid-vehicle-history.html
Early History of Electric Cars in French: http://philippe.boursin.perso.
History of the Early American Automobile Industry, 1861.-1929. This article contains many photos and documentation of early electric vehicles:
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