Sep 8, 2021By: Rounak Jain
Scottish inventor Robert Anderson is credited for developing the first crude electric vehicle around 1832.
The first rechargeable electric vehicle was developed by French inventor Gustave Trouve in 1881.
The first all-electric taxi fleet, dubbed as Hummingbirds, was introduced by Walter Bersey in London in 1897.
General Electric launched its first consumer electric car, the Citicar, in 1974.
Eddy Electric launched the Lovebird in 1993 in India, making it the country’s first electric car.
The Lunar Roving Vehicle, an electric car, became the first manned vehicle to be driven on the moon on July 31, 1971.
The Aspark Owl is priced at $3.6 million, making it the costliest electric car ever. The Japanese company has said that there are only 50 units of the car.
The fastest electric car is the Rimac Nevera with a top speed of 412 km per hour. It can go from 0 to 100 in just 1.8 seconds.
The Tesla Model 3 is the most sold electric car and the company has nearly sold 1 million units.