The Electric Vehicle Seemed Poised In 1900 To Be A Leader In Automotive Production Clean, Odorless, Noiseless And Mechanically Simple, Electrics Rarely Broke Down And Were Easy To Operate An Electric Car Could Be Started Instantly From The Driver S Seat No Other Machine Could Claim That Advantage But Then It All Went Wrong As This History Details, The Hope And Confidence Of 1900 Collapsed And Just Two Decades Later Electric Cars Were Effectively Dead They Had Remained Expensive Even As Gasoline Cars Saw Dramatic Price Reductions, And The Storage Battery Was An Endless Source Of Problems An Increasingly Frantic Public Relations Campaign Of Lies And Deceptive Advertising Could Not Turn The Tide.
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- The Electric Car in America, 1890-1922
- Kerry Segrave
- 21 December 2018 Kerry Segrave