History of the Electric Automobile

History of the Electric Automobile

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Beginning with early electric vehicle development in England, France, and the US, Wakefield provides an in-depth look at the "golden age of electric vehicles" (1895-1905), demonstrating the technological improvements and business risks of this era. He also explores the "dead era" of the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s, the subsequent re-birth of interest in electric vehicles in the early 1960s, and events which have impacted the development of electric cars since, most notably the Electric Vehicle Act of 1976. Thoroughly illustrated (b&w). Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: Society of Automotive Engineers, c1994
ISBN: 9781560912996
Branch Call Number: 629.2502 Wak


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