18 Nov '17, 10pm

Electric cars 'right around the corner' in 1966: what took so long?

John Voelcker Nov 17, 2017 Follow John Add to circle Illustration from December 1966 Popular Science article on electric cars Enlarge Photo Looking at yesterday's visions of tomorrow is always entertaining, from flying cars to cities of the future. In the case of the electric car, there have been two futures: one from 1890 to about 1910, and then another starting 100 years later in 2011. The intervening century saw many, many predictions about mass-market electric cars, but none of them came true. DON'T MISS: Will electric cars take over as quickly as cars displaced horses from 1900 to 1925? We were reminded of this by a Popular Science article from 50 years ago, predicting the imminent arrival of all-electric cars. The five pages of that December 1966 piece were A Ford vice-president noted that the company had been working on battery-powered cars since 1958, but that a "s...

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