The Rise & Fall of Electric Vehicles in 1828-1930: Lessons Learned

@article{Chan2013TheR,
  title={The Rise & Fall of Electric Vehicles in 1828-1930: Lessons Learned},
  author={Ching Chuen Chan},
  journal={Proceedings of the IEEE},
  year={2013},
  volume={101},
  pages={206-212}
}
T he dawn of commer-cialization of electric vehicles is upon us. Nevertheless it is very interesting to note that commerciali-zation of electric vehicles was in fact successful in the early 20th century. This paper scans our past in the research, development, and commer-cialization of electric vehicles commencing from their invention in 1828 until their almost nonexistence in 1930. Their features in the technology development, production from small scale to commercial scale, applications from… CONTINUE READING