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History of electric cars – a timeline

Contrary to what many people may first think, electric vehicles have been around for quite some time. With a long and progressive history involving numerous inventors, prototypes and bumps in the road, EVs now have the technological capabilities to become the future.

Scroll through our electric vehicle timeline to find out how things have evolved from the very first known electric model to the revolutionary EVs that we see on our roads today.