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Electric vehicles through history

– appeared before the invention of the internal combustion engine, were most popular in the late   19th and early 20thcenturies

– In 1828, the Hungarian Anyos Jedlik invented the early type of electric motor

– 1830- Robert Anderson constructed the first electric carriage

– 1384 Thomas Davenport and Robert Davidson invent the first American DC motor, using non-rechargeable batteries

– In 1881, Camille Faure improved the invention of GastonPlante’s rechargeable lead-acid batteries and discovered how to produce them.

– In 1897, the first commercial electric car was invented to be used as a taxi vehicle in New York City.

– In 1898, engineer Ferdinand Porsche constructed his first electric car

– 1899. Jenatzy Camille set a speed record of 106 km / h

– at the beginning of the 20th century, the use of electric cars prevailed because the price of oil was very high, and internal combustion engines were not profitable

– A big turnaround is taking place with the construction of roads in the USA, and the connection of distant cities that electric cars could not overcome at that time

– The discovery of large oil reserves in Oklahoma, California, and Texas has led to falling oil prices, which has put electric cars in the background, which has boosted mass production of cars with internal combustion engines.

– the high price, and the need for long journeys are what decided electric vehicles, the fact that three fossil fuel vehicles could be bought for the price of one electric vehicle speaks volumes.

– Interest in electric cars rose again in the 1970s due to the Great Oil Crisis

– The most famous car of the 1990s, exclusively electric, was General Motors’ sports car for two with a range of up to 260 km and a top speed of 130 km / h, which was actually electronically limited. The modified type of the same car in 1994 achieved a speed record of as much as 295 km / h.

He accelerated from 0-100 km / h in 9 seconds. It was charged very easily at home or in any shopping center, and the drivers of this vehicle also had privileged parking. The vehicle was not for sale at the time but was exclusively rented.

– after the change of government in the USA and the change of the law in favor of fuel cell cars (hydrogen), General Motors stopped renting all-electric cars in use and sent them for destruction and recycling.

– In the 2000s, leading manufacturers like GM promoted the sale of fossil fuel cars and the state also participated by giving greater tax breaks on their purchases.

– 2004 Tesla Roadster is the first electric car that has an autonomy of 320 km per charge and reaches a speed of 200 km / h, is available in series production

– In 2010, the Nissan Leaf became the first fully electric car to be mass-produced, making it the best-selling electric car in the world 2013.

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