Evolution of electric cars

Timeline created by josh973
  • First example of electric cars

    IN 1828 a Hungarian scientisct made a model car powered by an electric motor
  • Thomas Davenport created a small scale version of an electric car

  • Gaston Plante made a better battery for electric cars.

  • "La Jamais Contente" was an electric car that made the land speed world record at that time in Belgium. The car was designed by Camille Jénatzy

    "La Jamais Contente" was an electric car that made the land speed world record at that time in Belgium. The car was designed by  Camille Jénatzy
  • the Phaeton was released for 2,000 dollars by the Woods Motor Vehicle Company of Chicago

    the Phaeton was released for 2,000 dollars by the Woods Motor Vehicle Company of Chicago
  • Audi releases a hybrid car with NiCad batteries and a 5 cylinder gas engine

  • U.S. Centers for Disease Control said that between 50,000 and 120,000 deaths each year are caused by air pollution. This happens because of gas cars

  • Tesla produces the Roadster which gets over 200 miles

    Tesla produces the Roadster which gets over 200 miles
  • Mercedez Benz works wiht tesla to create the A-Class E-Cell

  • Chevy Volt starts productions. Gets 25 - 50 miles.

    Chevy Volt starts productions. Gets 25 - 50 miles.