The first electric cars

ElektroautosWhat an electrician of the 19th century looks like

The history of electric vehicles began earlier than the appearance of a traditional internal combustion engine – back in the year 1827 the Slovak-Hungarian physicist Anosh Istvan Jedlik created the world’s first working electric motor, and already in 1835 the Dutch professor Sibrandus Stretin built the first electric car… “hybrids” later – thanks to the efforts of Ferdinand Porsche, who in 1899 introduced the Lohner-Porsche Mixte Hybrid model equipped with a gasoline unit (he charged a battery pack) and electric motors (turning the front wheels)…

early models Lohner-Porsche Mixte Hybrid

but Henry Ford, who set up a mass production of “cheap gasoline cars,” why the theme of electric cars was in oblivion until the 1960s of the XX century, and then only in the following decades, it again developed.

Ferdinand Porsche