Should we just give up on Electric Vehicles?
Jaguar and Audi electric car recall!
Did we just give up on
Steam, gasoline or diesel driven vehicles?
Horseless carriage. In 1803
Ford Quadricycle In 1896
The Ford Motor Company. In October 1908, the Model T
Diesel engines began to be used in automobiles in the 1930s. Mainly used for commercial applications early on, they did not gain popularity for passenger travel until their development in Europe in the 1960s
what’s the problem with
‘Electric driven vehicles’?
‘The Gas and Oil companies,’
big fat paychecks
to our politicians that’s what!
Take their fingers out of the dam,
so to speak,
we will be swamped with
inexpensive economical electric vehicles.
The first successful electric car
made its debut around the 1800’s
It’s hard to pinpoint the invention of the electric car to one inventor or country.
Instead it was a series of breakthroughs -- from the battery to the electric motor -- in the 1800s that led to the first electric vehicle on the road.
In the early part of the century, innovators in Hungary, the Netherlands and the United States -- including a blacksmith from Vermont -- began toying with the concept of a battery-powered vehicle and created some of the first small-scale electric cars.
The first solar electric vehicle