EVs first came in 1870
So what took them a century to resurface?
In 1832, Robert Anderson developed the first crude electric car.
But they became practical to use by the 1870s.
Compared to gas and steam-powered cars, they were clean, quiet and easy to drive.
The likes of Thomas Edison even started working on improving the batteries.
But then at the start of the 20th century, Ford launched Model T.
That made gas-powered ca…
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