History of the Electric Vehicle

Before Nikola Tesla revolutionized the world with his engineering gizmo in 1887, an alternating current electrical supply system, humanity has been fiddling with electric vehicles. The first electric vehicle ran off a small electric motor, both of which were invented by Hungarian inventor Ányos Jedlik in 1828. It wasn’t long after when other inventors joined in similar endeavors, including a blacksmith whose EV operated off electrified tracks and a professor who created a non-rechargeable EV, though none of these were really practical modes of transportation. Around the late 1840s, electric…

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