Tag: EV history


1928 Walker Electric Truck runs again

A 1928 Walker electric truck is available on Craigslist for what seems to be a very reasonable $40,000. That’s not


Solar powered cars go back to the future (w/Video)

The first electric car powered by the sun was a 1912 Baker electric. It was converted to solar power in


Battery electric cars are nothing new

Battery electric cars are all the rage, but they are hardly new. When the idea of making an automobile first


Looking back at the 1979 Chrysler ETV-1 electric car

Cars and gasoline are inextricably intertwined. Ferdinand Porsche’s first car was electric – the 1898 Egger-Lohner electric vehicle, C.2 Phaeton or P1


Discovered: The very first Porsche was an electric racer (and McLaren won’t be happy)

If you thought the revolutionary Porsche 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid was breaking entirely new ground for the company, you’d be