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By Stephen Edelstein 467 views May 27, 2014 Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Electric Sociability Run in Washington, D.C., May 27, 2013 Enlarge Photo Modern electric cars like the Tesla Model S and Nissan Leaf are slowly getting better-known to consumers today, but their history stretches back much further. This year marks the 100th anniversary of Washington D.C's original "Electric Sociability Run" of 1914, and local enthusiasts are planning a commemorative re-creation set to take place June 7. Few of today's car buyers realize that recent development of plug-in cars is actually a resurgence of an earlier trend. Around the turn of the 20th century, electric cars competed on equal footing with gasoline and steam cars. Brands like Milburn, Waverly, and Detroit Electric --which is attempting to make a comeback--filled the first dealerships in those days. Elect...

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