Electric engine

The Electric Engine

By jstojka
  • Is is uncertain exactly when, but one of the first electric motors was made and put on a small model car by Anyos Jedlik

  • Thmomas Davenport created the first electric motor for public transportation.

  • Engineered by Simon Grafton Page and funded by the US Senate, an electric railway was built that would later fail because of cracked batteries

  • A.L. Ryker made an electric tricycle and William Morrison also of America built and electric wagon

  • In 1897, many New York taxis became electric

  • By 1900, 38% of cars in the US were electric

  • The Baker Electric is unveiled Madison Square Garden, and Thomas Edison became one of the first buyers of the cars