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Electric Car History

First credited car was by Thomas Davenport

1832 - 1839

Gaston Planté invented the rechargeable lead-acid storage battery

1859 - 1860

Victor Wouk built the first full-powered, full-size hybrid

1972 - 1973

Vanguard-Sebring invented the CitiCar

1974 - 1975

BYD released the F3DM, a hybrid sedan

2008 - 2009

Nissan unveils its newest electric car

2009 - 2010