EVs were invented in the 1800s.
First US one was developed by William Morrison in 1891.
At one point, 40% of the US market share was made up of EVs.
Transportation of choice especially in cities.
Early 20th century, the "Electrant," a charging station, was produced offering street charging in
A decline in EVs was seen when roads were improved beyond cities and gas vehicles production began
re-emerge in the
early 1990s. Advances are being made in improving battery life, reducing buying costs and adding charging station networks.
Sources: Touchstone Energy Cooperative and Advanced Energy