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History of electric cars – a timeline

Electric vehicles are perceived by many to be a relatively modern development; however, EVs in some form have actually been around for over a century! With detailed history involving numerous inventions and iterations, electric vehicles finally have the capacity to take over the future of the roads.

Scroll through our electric vehicle timeline to learn how the industry has progressed from the first known electric prototype to the cutting-edge vehicles that we see on our roads today.